Fairhaven Lecture Series

Fairhaven Lecture Series

Fairhaven - All Lectures

Current Series

Spring 2021

Past Series

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

  Spring 2016 - All the World's a StageFall 2015 - Standing the Test of TimeSpring 2015 - Remarkable WomenFall 2014 - Democracy TodaySpring 2014 - LincolnFall 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



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

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




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

Rossitza Ivanova, Assistant Professor, Languages and Literatures




Natural and Cultural Resource Struggles and Successes in Indian Country

Holly Denning, Lecturer, Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology



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

Michael Flanagan, Director, Crossman Gallery




Native American Spirituality and Practice

Michael Gueno, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and
Religious Studies



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

Robert Birmingham, Archaeologist and Author, Wisconsin Historical Society Press




Tribal Social Entrepreneurship: Self Determination or Assimilation?

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




Interpreting American Indian Treaties in the 21st Century

Anthony Gulig, Associate Professor and Chair, History

No Vidoe Availiable for this Session



BigReadSeeking 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



Chippewa Spearfishing Conflict and Treaty Rights

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


The content of each lecture in the Fairhaven Lecture Series is the intellectual property of the individual presenter.