5:30 pm reception; 6 pm lecture
Dr. Ned Blackhawk, an award-winning scholar and Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, will be delivering the first of a new series of public lectures at the Newberry Library by distinguished scholars working in the interdisciplinary field of American Indian and Indigenous Studies. Professor Blackhawk’s talk, “John Evans and the Question of Genocide” will examine critical intersections between the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 and recent inquiries into local history. A brief public reception will begin at 5:30 PM, followed by the lecture and discussion.
This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.