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Programs and Events

The Newberry offers programming in the humanities for lifelong learners, students, teachers, scholars, and genealogy researchers. Please visit the individual program pages below for information about how to register in advance.

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E.g., 06/15/2021
E.g., 06/15/2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
A Conversation with Jeffrey Gibson and Sven Haakanson
Join us for a conversation between artist Jeffrey Gibson and anthropologist Sven Haakanson about art, anthropology, and material culture.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Doug Kiel, Madolyn Wesaw, and X
In this discussion, speakers will explore how public monuments relate to memory and history and how Indigenous spaces and futures can be reclaimed through action, performance, and art.
Thursday, July 1, 2021Thursday, August 12, 2021
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
On the occasion of the anniversary of the so-called “conquest” of Mexico, this series of presentations addresses the relationship between bibliography, the history of the New Hispanic book, and the production of Indigenous-language books in Mexico.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021Friday, July 30, 2021
Collaborations and Contestations: Past, Present, and Future Transformations in Indigenous Material Culture, Art, and Performance
This institute explores how Indigenous people, communities, and nations have navigated collaborations and contestations over Indigenous cultural objects, art, and performance, both historically and into the present and future. What happens when Native heritage objects, stories, forms of knowledge, and expression move through time and space, often well beyond their communities of origin?