Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America
- Monday, October 8, 2018 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
- Strand Union Building, Ballroom A - view map
The MSU Women’s Center is very excited to announce that Professor Sarah Deer, prominent feminist author, professor and activist, will visit the MSU campus to present the 2018 Shannon Weatherly Memorial Lecture. Deer’s lecture: “Sovereignty of the Soul: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America,” will give us an opportunity to learn about the crisis of interpersonal and sexual violence in Native America.
Sarah Deer (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) has worked to end violence against women for over 25 years and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2014. Her work on violence against Native women has received national recognition from the American Bar Association and the Department of Justice. Professor Deer currently teaches at the University of Kansas, and serves as the Chief Justice for the Prairie Island Indian Community Court of Appeals.
Join us on Monday. October 8th (Indigenous People’s Day) –doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 7:00-- in SUB Ballroom A on the MSU campus for this FREE event brought to you by the Shannon Weatherly Memorial Lecture Fund. This lecture is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact the Women’s Center @ 994-3836 or firstname.lastname@example.org.