Fairhaven Lecture Series


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Current Series

Past Series

 Spring 2016 - All the World's a Stage Fall 2015 - Standing the Test of Time Spring 2015 - Remarkable Women Fall 2014 - Democracy Today Spring 2014 - Lincoln Fall 2013 - Turning Points

Spring 2018

Native America: People and Places, Past and Present

America’s indigenous peoples have rich and diverse traditions and cultures. What are the impacts of historical treaties and contemporary policies on native people past and present? How are native communities responding to issues of social injustice? Join us this spring as we explore historic and contemporary stories, issues and customs from the country’s
indigenous peoples

Lectures in the Fairhaven Lecture Series are open to the public at no charge and are held on Mondays at 3:00 pm during the academic year in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services, 435 West Starin Road in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Guest/street parking is adjacent to the building

February

5

Ho-Chunk Nation: Building Relationships and Strong Communities Throughout Wisconsin

Collin Price, Public Relations Officer, Ho-Chunk Nation,
Office of the President


 

 

12

Manifest Ignorance: Manifest Destiny and Popular Culture in the U.S.

Rossitza Ivanova, Assistant Professor, Languages and Literatures


 

 

19

Natural and Cultural Resource Struggles and Successes in Indian Country

Holly Denning, Lecturer, Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology


 

26

A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian

Michael Flanagan, Director, Crossman Gallery


 

March

5

Native American Spirituality and Practice

Michael Gueno, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and
Religious Studies


 

12

Aztalan: Mysteries of an Ancient Native American Town in Southern Wisconsin

Robert Birmingham, Archaeologist and Author, Wisconsin Historical Society Press


 

19

Tribal Social Entrepreneurship: Self Determination or Assimilation?

Amy Klemm Verbos, Assistant Professor, Finance and Business Law
Tribal Citizen, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi


 

April

2

Interpreting American Indian Treaties in the 21st Century

Anthony Gulig, Associate Professor and Chair, History


 

9

Seeking Justice for a Legacy of Violence Against Women in Indian Country

This lecture is presented as part of the NEA Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Amy Casselman Hontalas, Author and Lecturer, San Francisco State University


 

16

Chippewa Spearfishing Conflict and Treaty Rights

Larry Nesper, Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison


 

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