Mellon Indigenous Writer-in-Residence: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Thursday, February 4, 2021 10:00to11:00

Please join us on February 4th for "A Short History of the Blockade: Beavers, Affirmation and Generative Refusal," an upcoming talk by our Mellon Indigenous Writer-in-Residence Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer, musicien and member of Alderville First Nation. She is the author of seven previous books, including newly released, A Short History of the Blockade, and the novel Noopiming: A Cure for White Ladies which was released in the US earlier this year by the University of Minnesota Press. Leanne has released four albums including f{l)ight and Noopiming Sessions, and her new work Theory of lce. Her latest book, co-authored with Robyn Maynard and entitled Rehearsals for Living: Conversations on Abolition and Anti-Colonialism is forthcoming in 2022.

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