Department of Anthropology

Lisa Brooks: Turning the Looking Glass on Early American Literature

Fri, March 30, 2012 | SAC 5.118

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

"Turning the Looking Glass on Early American Literature: Mary Rowlandson in Native Space"

A talk by Dr. Lisa Brooks, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University.

Dr. Brooks is author of "The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast," which focuses on the role of writing as a tool of social reconstruction and land reclamation in the Native networks of the northeast. Please join us to hear about her latest research on Mary Rowlandson's memoir on her 11-week captivity by Native Americans during the King Philip's War. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Presented by the Native American and Indigenous Studies program.

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