Shannon Speed Lecture


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls/Zoom Webinar

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Featuring Shannon Speed, Director of the American Indian Studies Center (AISC) and Professor of Gender Studies and Anthropology, UCLA

Shannon Speed is a tribal citizen of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma. She has worked for the last two decades in Mexico and in the United States on issues of indigenous autonomy, sovereignty, gender, neoliberalism, violence, migration, social justice, and activist research. She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters in English and Spanish, and has published seven books and edited volumes, including her most recent, Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler Capitalist State, which won the Best Subsequent Book Award of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in 2019 and a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title award in 2020.

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