College of Liberal Arts

Mediating Knowledges as a Means to Peacemaking: A Lecture with Jim Enote

Thursday Mar 2, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | CLA 1.302E

Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) at UT presents a public talk titled "Mediating Knowledges as a Means to Peacemaking” by artist Jim Enote. He is an artist who has carried out art projects in conjunction with Native issues, land and water protection, Indigenous community mapping, and museum spaces.

Jim Enote is the director of the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in Zuni, New Mexico. He is also the director of the Colorado Plateau Foundation and serves on the boards of the Grand Canyon Trust and Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation and is a senior advisor for Mountain Cultures at the Mountain Institute. 

A Zuni tribal member, Enote is the recipient of multiple awards, including the American Anthropological Association’s first Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology in 2010. In 2013 he received the Guardian of Culture and Lifeways Award from the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, and in 2016 received the Hewett Award for leadership and service to the New Mexico museum community and for achievements in the museum field.

 

Enote’s talk is open to the public.

Refreshments will be served.

 

As part of his visit to UT Austin, Jim Enote will also conduct a workshop on “Map Art, Sensibilities, and Power,” which which will be open to students, staff and the faculty at UT.

 

These events are organized by NAIS in collaboration with Dr. Marcel Brousseau, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Mexican American Studies and Lecturer in the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at UT.

For more information, contact: NAIS@austin.utexas.edu

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