November 21, 2016

Dr. Anton Treuer is an academic, published author, and a professor of Ojibwe (an oral language he is trying to preserve and revitalize) at Bemidji State University. He is well known for his volunteer work at Ojibwe ceremonies in Minnesota and Wisconsin, officiating at medicine dances and ceremonial drums. He will talk about his book, Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, at the Memorial Student Center (Ballrooms A and B) at 12:30 p.m.  

February 2017

Dr. Melynda Price
Dr. Price is a professor, a director, and an author. Her work has been published in law journals, newspapers, and literary journals. Dr. Price's research focuses on race, gender, citizenship, the politics of punishment, and the role of law in racial and ethnic politics within the United States and at its borders. 

March 28, 2017

Dr. Jim Turk
Dr. Turk is organizing a seminar series addressing questions and issues surrounding freedom of expression in education, journalism, writing and publishing law, research, and science. Dr. Turk is an accomplished writer and presenter, having worked for the Canadian Union of Public Employees, the Ontario Federation of Labour, and the University of Toronto. 

April 10, 2017

Dr. Lisa Poupart
Dr. Poupart is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Her primary research concerns are concerned with internalized oppression in American Indian communities and the social problems that stem from this - domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, addictions, and juvenile delinquency. She is currently involved with a number of state and national initiatives to standardize First Nation Studies curriculum and core knowledge.