October Lunch and Learn and Author Talk: “Becoming Catawba: Catawba Indian Women and Nation-Building, 1540-1840”

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October 21, 2022
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Indigenous Studies, American History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

Author Talk: Brooke M. Bauer, Ph.D. “Becoming Catawba: Catawba Indian Women and Nation-Building, 1540-1840”

Dr. Brooke M. Bauer’s “Becoming Catawba: Catawba Indian Women and Nation-Building, 1540–1840” is the first book-length study of the role Catawba women played in creating and preserving a cohesive tribal identity over three centuries of colonization and cultural turmoil. Bauer, a citizen of the Catawba Nation of South Carolina and Assistant Professor of History at the University of Tennessee, weaves ethnohistorical methodologies, family history, cultural context, and the Catawba language together to generate an internal perspective on the Catawbas’ history and heritage in the area now known as the Carolina Piedmont. She will talk about and provide a reading from the book.

To attend the lecture in person, please call (803) 313-7172 or email usclnasp@mailbox.sc.edu to reserve your spot.

To attend via Zoom, register via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcu6vrjgjE9zsjE1x_i6GOxKfi6f...


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