Commemorating Controversy: The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Speaker Series

January 4, 2012 at 45:30 pm[1h 30m]Add to your calendar
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Commemorating Controversy: The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Speaker Series Linnaeus Arboretum

John Peacock (Harvard B.A., Columbia Ph.D.) is Rinehart Critic-in-Residence and Professor of Language, Literature, and Culture at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore. He is a former Wesleyan University Mellon Fellow, University of Antwerp Fulbright Lecturer, and grantee of the American Philosophical Society and the Montgomery Council Maryland Arts and Humanities Council. His essays have appeared in New Art Examiner, Literature/Film Quarterly, and Ethnohistory. His fiction has appeared in Gulf Stream Magazine, and his poetry in Fourteen by Four and the Takoma and Silver Spring Voice newspapers in Montgomery County, MD. An enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation in Fort Totten, North Dakota, his writing in English and the endangered Dakota language has been exhibited at the Minnesota History Center and published in American Indian Quarterly and in Studies in American Indian Literatures.

He will be speaking as part of the Commemorating Controversy: The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Speaker Series.

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AudiencePublic
ContactElizabeth Baer — 507-933-7324
CategoryAcademic
SponsorThe English Department
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TagsGAC150, English, History, U.S. Dakota War, Students, Lecture, and Visiting Instructor