VIRTUAL EVENT | 18 May 2021 | Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions | Western Washington University

The Western Washington University Disability Studies Steering Committee would like to invite you to an exciting upcoming event: 

Dr. Susan Burch will talk about her new book Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions (UNC Press 2021). Co-sponsored by the English Department, History Department, and Anthropology Department.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 4:00- 5:30 PM PST  

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Dr. Susan Burch is a professor and director of American Studies and a former director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity at Middlebury College. Her research and teaching interests focus on deafness, disability, Indigeneity, race, and gender and sexuality in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. history. Her publications include Signs of Resistance: American Deaf Cultural History, 1900 to 1942 (2002)  and Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson (2007) which she co-authored with Hannah Joyner. She has coedited multiple anthologies and served as editor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of American Disability History (2009). She has received an American Council of Learned Societies’ Fellowship, a National Archives regional residency fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities and Mellon Foundation grants, and a Fulbright Scholars award. 

Full Zoom Meeting INFO

Topic: Committed. Susan Burch. 5/18/21 
Time: May 18, 2021 4:00-5:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 998 9465 4020
Passcode: Burch

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