Teach-in Panel on Indigenous Issues featuring Sofia Jannok, indigenous S??mi singer and environmental activist, in conversation with local and regional community members, scholars, and activistsMay 4, 2016 at 79 p.m.

TimeMay 4, 2016 at 79 p.m.
LocationAlumni Hall

As part of OUT OF SCANDINAVIA WEEK, this year's Artist-in-Residence, indigenous musician and environmental activist Sofia Jannok will participate in a special teach-in panel on indigneous issues from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 along with the following local and regional community members, scholars, and activists. There will be an opportunity for members of the audience to ask questions during the Q&A period. This event is free and open to the public.

In addition to Sofia Jannok, panelists will include:

Suzanne Martin Cheadle, freelance translator and independent scholar based in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Thomas DuBois, Halls-Bascom Professor of Scandinavian Studies, Folklore, and Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tim Frandy, folklorist and outreach specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Collaborative Center for Health Equity and the Native American Center for Health Professions

Ally M. Hosman '16, English major, activist for indigenous environmental justice, and student representative on the 36th Annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference committee, "Divestment and Reinvestment: Making Money Count"

Lyz Jaakola, Ojibwe-Anishinaabe musician and educator who teaches at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet

Sun Hee Lee, Assistant Professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College specializing in U.S. ethnic minority--including Native American--literatures and cultures

Roland Thorstensson, Emeritus Professor of Scandinavian Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College

Joaqu??n Villanueva, Assistant Professor of Geography at Gustavus Adolphus College specializing in geographies of power and restorative justice

Gwen Westerman, scholar, poet, enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, and Professor of English and Director of Humanities at Minnesota State University, Mankato (recording waiver received)

Sgt. Norma Witter, Lakota from Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, U.S. Army veteran & reservist, and campus safety officer at Gustavus Adolphus College

Moderated by Ursula Lindqvist, Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies

PostedApr 17, 2019