Sovereignty, Autonomy and Indigeneity in the Western Hemisphere Conference

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Center for Advanced Study
912 W. Illinois St

Event Description

Friday, April 151:00-2:30pm The Politics of Indigenous Recognition

Chair: Jodi Byrd, University of Illinois

Speaker: Glen Coulthard, University of British Columbia
Just Another Angry Indian: On Reconciliation, Recognition and Resentment in Indigenous Politics

Comments: Nils Jacobsen, University of Illinois

2:30pm Break

2:45-4:14pm Recognizing Indigenous Literatures

Chair: Ericka Beckman, University of Illinois

Speaker: Luis Carcamo-Huechante, University of Texas at Austin
Circles of Self-Recognition: The Poetic and Political Awakenings of the Mapuche "Heart"

Comments: Robert Warrior, University of Illinois

4:15pm Break

4:30-6:00pm Roundtable Discussion

Saturday, April 16

8:30am Coffee and breakfast pastries

9:30am  Recognizing Gender and Race in Indigenous America

Chair: Andrew Orta, University of Illinois

Speaker: Pamela Calla, New York University
Democracy, Gendered Racisms and the Anti-Racist Law in Bolivia

Comments: Manu Vimalassery, University of Illinois

10:30am Break

10:45-12:15pm Envisioning Indigeneity and the Nation State

Chair: Frederick Hoxie, University of Illinois

Speaker: Rodolfo Stavenhagen, El Colegio de Mexico
Indigeneity and New Visions of the Nation Sate in Latin America

Audience discussion to follow

Conference sponsors: Hewlett International Conference Grant Program administered by International Programs and Studies, American Indian Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for Advanced Study