Shannon Weatherly Lecture presents: Sarah Deer
- Monday, April 2, 2018 at 7:00pm
- Strand Union Building, Ballrooms B, C, D - view map
The MSU Women’s Center is very excited to announce that Sarah Deer, prominent feminist author, professor and activist, will visit our campus to present the 2018 Shannon Weatherly Memorial Lecture. Ms. Deer’s lecture: “Sovereignty of the Soul: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America,” will give us an opportunity to learn about the crisis of interpersonal and sexual violence in Native America.
Sarah Deer (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) has worked to end violence against women for over 25 years and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2014. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and victims' rights. Prof. Deer is a co-author of four textbooks on tribal law. Her latest book is The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America, which has received several awards. Her work on violence against Native women has received national recognition from the American Bar Association and the Department of Justice. She currently teaches at the University of Kansas. Professor Deer is also the Chief Justice for the Prairie Island Indian Community Court of Appeals.
Join us on Monday. April 2nd –doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 7:00-- in SUB Ballrooms B,C,D on the MSU campus for this FREE event brought to you by the Shannon Weatherly Memorial Lecture Fund, as well as the following Montana State University entities: The Women’s Center, VOICE Center, Society of American Indian Graduate Students, Women’s Faculty Caucus, Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons, President’s Commission on the Status of University Women, and the Honors College.
This lecture is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact the Women’s Center @ 994-3836 or email@example.com.