Study Group: Anti-Colonial Approach to Gender Violence

This Sunday, February 7th @ the Deli (441 N. Killingsworth) we will be discussing Anti-Colonial Approach to Gender Violence by Andrea Smith.

Andrea Smith (Cherokee) is a longtime anti-violence and Native American activist and scholar. She is co-founder of INCITE!Women of Color Against Violence, a national grassroots organization that utilizes direct action and critical dialogue. Smith has published widely on issues of violence against women of color and is one of the nation’s leading experts on the topic, as well as a highly-sought after speaker.

Smith holds a B.A. from Harvard University in Comparative Study of Religion, a Masters of Divinity from the Union Theological Institute and a PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in History of Consciousness. She is currently an assistant professor in the Native American Studies department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

This essay is not available online, but it can be found in Conquest: Sexual Violence and the American Indian Genocide by Andrea Smith. We hope to see you there!

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~ by Setting the Record Straight on February 5, 2010.

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