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Navigating the Currents: Indigenous Women and an Alternative Political History of the Borderland Great Lakes, 1750 to 1850

SOEI, Sentry Room

In this talk, Emily Macgillivray will provide an overview of her book manuscript, which examines how the story of the eighteenth and nineteenth-century borderland Great Lakes changes by simultaneously shifting our focus on gender from men to women and our focus on resources from the extraction of furs to the distribution of the common pot.…  Read More

Free

Virtual Watch Party: “Poetry and the Natural World, with United States Poet Laureate Ada Limón”

SOEI, Sentry Room

The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters is bringing US Poet Laureate Ada Limón to Madison for a reading at the Overture Center. This event focuses on the connections between nature, the changing environment, and poetry. Through Limón’s work, the Academy will bring people together to explore these themes and the intersection of the…  Read More

Free