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Native Americans and the "Unthinkable History" of the U.S.  

A photo of Columbia University professor, Michael Witgen.On Monday November 14, 2022 at 4 p.m., Seton Hall University will be hosting a virtual lecture in honor of Native American Heritage Month by Michael Witgen titled, "Unthinkable History: The American Settler-State and the Political Economy of Plunder." Witgen is a professor in the Department of History and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University, and a citizen of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe. He is the author of "An Infinity of Nations: How the Native New World Shaped Early North America" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) and, most recently, "Seeing Red: Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America" (UNC Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2022).

This exciting event is co-sponsored by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of History.

The lecture will be held virtually. Click HERE to access the Teams meeting.

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For more information, please contact:

  • Sean Harvey
  • (610) 331-5932
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