Department of Anthropology

"Remembering Indigenous Futures," presented by Dr. James Clifford of the University of California, Santa Cruz. Humanities Institute's 2005-2006 Distinguished Visiting Lecturers series.

Tue, March 21, 2006

Please put on your calendars--and alert interested students and colleagues to--the
upcoming Humanities Institute-sponsored visit and lecture by Professor James
Clifford, one of the most original, influential, and controversial scholars working in
anthropology today.

Professor Clifford will give a free public lecture entitled "Remembering Indigenous
Futures" on Wednesday evening, March 22, at 7:30 pm in the Art Auditorium (ART
1.102) at 23rd and San Jacinto.

His lecture is the third in this year's Humanities Institute Distinguished Visiting
Lecturers Series on the theme, "Remembering and Forgetting, Collecting and

James Clifford, a professor in the History of Consciousness department at The
University of California in Santa Cruz, is the author of five books, including The
Predicament of Culture and Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late 20th Century,
and a frequent lecturer at universities, museums and research centers in
the United States, Europe, Canada, and Latin America.

His lecture, "Remembering Indigenous Futures," concerns the ways in which recent
and current efforts by indigenous peoples around the world to assert rights, claim
land ownership, or defend their cultures challenge dominant Western ideas of linear
time and progressive history.

Again, we invite you to join us Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 pm in the Art
>Auditorium (ART 1.102) at 23rd and San Jacinto to hear Dr. James Clifford.
For more information, contact:
Meghan Kuder
The Humanities Institute at The University of Texas at Austin
>HRC 3.356/ Mail F1900
P.O. Box 7219
Austin, Texas 78713-7219
/>(512) 471-2654 voice
(512) 475-9107 fax


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