“Toward an American Indian Abstract:
What an Unknown Artist Might Tell Us about Celebrity, the 1930s, Anthropology, Politics, Modernism,
and a Few Other Things Besides…”
Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 5:00 pm
Eaton Humanities Building, Room 150
Professor Deloria is the current LSAAssociate Dean of Undergraduate Education, and past Director of the Program in American Culture and past director of the American Culture Native American Studies program at the University of Michigan. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of American Culture and the Department of History. He is the author of Indians in Unexpected Places – voted One of the Ten Best Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies by the Membership of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, and winner of the John C. Ewers Book Award, from the Western History Association; and Playing Indian – winner of the 1999 Outstanding Book Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America. He has served as president of the American Studies Association, a council member of the Organization of American Historians, and a Trustee of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.