Reflecting on the Pleasures and Perils of Three Decades Researching Indigenous Topics as a Non-Indigenous Person

When Jean Barman first wrote on an indigenous topic three decades ago, it was rejected for publication on the grounds that “nobody wants to read about Indians.” As she looks back on her career, Jean reflects on how much has changed.
  • Jean Barman, Education, UBC
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Tuesday, September 15, 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow
    in the series
    Senior Scholars' Series: The Passions that Drive Academic Life
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  • When Jean Barman first wrote on an indigenous topic three decades ago, it was rejected for publication on the grounds that “nobody wants to read about Indians.” Times have changed, as she describes and assesses from the perspective of her own career as a teacher and writer. 
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When
September 15th, 2015 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
Location
Piano Lounge
6201 Cecil Green Park Road
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z1
Canada
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