Patrick Wolfe

Patrick Wolfe will speak on "Where did the Vanishing Indian Vanish to? Settler Colonialism and U.S. Indian Policy, 1823-1934" on Friday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. in the Hibben Center.

Wolfe is the author of the 1999 monograph, "Settler Colonialism and the Transformation of Anthropology." His current research interests include concepts, doctrines and practices of race, comparative colonialism, Islamophobia, and Indian nationalism.  His research projects include a comparative history of racial formations and a history of settler colonialism in the United States West.

The talk is sponsored by the Departments of American Studies and Anthropology.  Partial funding for the lecture comes from the College of Arts and Sciences Speaker Series fund. For more information contact Alex Lubin, The event is free and open to the public.

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