April 10, 7 p.m, Digital Technology Center, Walter Library, 117 Pleasant Street SE, 4th Floor
Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter's/Little Peguis) and an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. He is an award-winning writer, editor and activist who was named one of Monocle Magazine's "Canada's Top 20 Most Influential People" and one of the CBC Manitoba's "Top Forty Under Forty." He is a regular commentator on Indigenous issues on Canadian and international media outlets and his written work can be found in the pages of newspapers like The Globe and Mail and online with CBC Books: Canada Writes. His first book on Anishinaabeg literary traditions will be coming out with the University of Minnesota Press in 2019.
Parking is available in the Northrop Parking Ramp. Disability accommodations available upon request. For additional questions about this event, please contact the Department of American Studies at 612-624-4190.