Beyond Myths and Truths: Finding Native American Women in History
Malinda Maynor Lowery
Historian and producer Malinda Maynor Lowery will present a free lecture and film screening on Native American women in history.
Malinda Maynor Lowery is a historian and documentary film producer who is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. In July 2021 she joined Emory University as the Cahoon Family Professor of American History, after spending 12 years at UNC-Chapel Hill and 4 years at Harvard University. Her second book, The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle, was published by UNC Press in 2018. The book is a survey of Lumbee history from the eighteenth century to the present, written for a general audience. Her first book, Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation, was published by UNC Press in 2010. It won several awards, including Best First Book of 2010 in Native American and Indigenous Studies.
She has written over twenty book chapters or articles, on topics including American Indian migration and identity, school desegregation, federal recognition, religious music, and foodways, and has published essays for popular audiences in places like the New ... view more »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Oct 5, 2023 at 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm (Thu)
73 S. College Street, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325
Free parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the building. This lot contains a dedicated accessible parking spot near the museum entrance.
Free parking is also available in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets, which contains several accessible parking spaces.
Metered parking is available along South College Street. Pavement from Lot 30 and metered parking may be uneven, and people with limited mobility should exercise caution.