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Book Launch by Dr. Heather Igloliorte
January 27 @ 10:30 - 12:00
Clusters: Indigenous Futures
This event is presented in conjunction with the Indigenous Futures Research Centre’s inaugural research symposium.
Join editors Dr. Heather Igloliorte and Dr. Carla Tauntion along with local contributing authors for the launch of an exciting publication: The Routledge Companion to Indigenous Art Histories in The United States and Canada.
Light refreshments will be served. Come celebrate with us!
About the book: The Routledge Companion to Indigenous Art Histories in the United States and Canada consists of chapters that focus on and bring forward critical theories and productive methodologies for Indigenous art history in North America.
This book makes a major and original contribution to the fields of Indigenous visual arts, professional curatorial practice, graduate-level curriculum development, and academic research. The contributors expand, create, establish and define Indigenous theoretical and methodological approaches for the production, discussion, and writing of Indigenous art histories.
Bringing together scholars, curators, and artists from across the intersecting fields of Indigenous art history, critical museology, cultural studies, and curatorial practice, the companion promotes the study and dissemination of Indigenous art and stimulates new conversations on such key areas as visual sovereignty and self-determination; resurgence and resilience; land-based, embodied, and nation-specific knowledges; epistemologies and ontologies; curatorial and museological methodologies; language; decolonization and Indigenization; and collaboration, consultation, and mentorship.