Tuesday, May 2 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street, Eugene, OR
The 2023 Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Lecture will feature Jen Rose Smith, an assistant professor of Geography and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The lecture will take place on May 2, 2023 at 7 pm at the Many Nations Longhouse at the University of Oregon.
Jen Rose Smith (dAXunhyuu) is an assistant professor of Geography and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley. A recipient of fellowships from the ACLS, Ford Foundation, and the UC President’s Postdoctoral Program, Smith works at the intersection of race, indigeneity, and anti-coloniality in Alaska and the Arctic. She serves on the advisory board for the Eyak Cultural Foundation, a non-profit that organizes annual language and cultural revitalization gatherings in their homelands of Eyak, Alaska. She is working on a book manuscript called Icy Matters: Race Indigeneity and Coloniality in Ice-Geographies and has published in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Vogue Magazine, and The Geographic Journal. Smith is also part of the Editorial Collective at ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies.