CRG Distinguished Guest Lecture: Ojichaagwag Waaseyaaziwag (Radiant Souls): Four Women Masters of Social Self-Expression
Lecture | November 14 | 4-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center (Suite 220)
Margaret Noodin, Director, Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education; Professor of English and American Indian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Margaret Noodin is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she also serves as Director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education. She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature and Weweni, a collection of bilingual poems in Ojibwe and English. Her poems are anthologized in New Poets of Native Nations, Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas, Poetry, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Water Stone Review and Yellow Medicine Review. She is a strong advocate for education and community engagement through relevant research and teaching. In Milwaukee she works with the First Nations Program in the Milwaukee Public Schools, the Milwaukee School of Languages, the Milwaukee Indian Community School and the Urban Ecology Center. To see and hear current projects visit www.ojibwe.net where she and other students and speakers of Ojibwe have created a space for language to be shared by academics and the native community.
Event co-sponsored with the Multicultural Community Center. Event is open to the public and the location is wheelchair accessible. Light refreshments will be served.