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Why the Land Matters featuring Dr. Gwen Westerman

October 13, 2022 @ 9:00 am

Join Dr. Gwen Westerman, Why the Land Matters, Thurs Oct 13 at 9am on Zoom.

Dr. Gwen Westerman holds her BA and MA in English from Oklahoma State University, and PhD in English from the University of Kansas. She teaches American and Native Nations literatures, Technical Communication, and Humanities to undergraduate and graduate students at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She received the Douglas R. Moore Faculty Research Award for her work on Dakota history and language, and is a Distinguished Faculty Scholar in recognition of her work as a scholar, poet, and artist.

The description of her talk is: Dakota place names are evidence of our connections to this place. Imposed boundaries do not change our connection to our homelands. De Dakota Makoce.

Hosted by Dr. Katy Chapman, Mitch Berg, Chris Ehrhart

Sponsored by Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Office of Sustainability (UMC)

Registration is requested for this Zoom Webinar: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Fx4SmhuMQJWQVIV15UKg_w


October 13, 2022
9:00 am


Virtual Event
MN United States