Featuring a talk by Professor Hertha D. Sweet Wong
“Resisting Colonial Erasure: Native Americans and Palestinians”
Professor Sweet Wong’s presentation will consider the similarities and differences between the process of colonization of Native Americans in what is now the United States and that of Palestinians in what is now Israel and the Occupied Territory and Gaza.
Professor Sweet Wong is Assistant Chair of the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley, and is an affiliated professor with American Studies, Art Practice, Ethnic Studies, and Gender and Women’s Studies. She is author of Sending My Heart Back Across the Years: Tradition and Innovation in Native American Autobiography (Oxford UP, 1992) as well as numerous articles on Native American literature, autobiography, and environmental non-fiction.
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