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Joshua Whitehead Reading - Honouring Indigenous Writers (Date Changed)

Joshua Whitehead Reading - Honouring Indigenous Writers (Date Changed) Online

Join us on Tuesday, March 15th at 7pm for a special reading with award-winning author Joshua Whitehead, and conversation with Daniel Heath Justice.

Joshua Whitehead is a Two-Spirit, Oji-Cree member of Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1). He is the author of full-metal indigiqueer (Talonbooks 2017), Jonny Appleseed (Arsenal Pulp 2018), the forthcoming Making Love with the Land (Knopf 2022), and is the editor of Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction. Currently, Whitehead is an AssistanT Professor at the University of Calgary where he is housed in both the English and International Indigenous Studies Departments.

A Colorado-born Canadian citizen of the Cherokee Nation/ ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, Justice received his B.A. from the University of Northern Colorado and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His book Why Indigenous Literatures Matter is a literary manifesto about the way Indigenous writing works in the world.

This event is part of the collaboratively organized Honouring Indigenous Writers on Wikipedia event, co-organized with UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan. This year features a schedule of author readings and workshops throughout the month of March, as well as asynchronous Wikipedia editing challenges to increase awareness of Indigenous literature, and improve the coverage of Indigenous writers on Wikipedia.

Photo by Tenille Campbell

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
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