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Jeans Lecture in History
"This Indian Country: American Indian Activists and the Place They Made"
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Missouri Southern State University
Frederick Hoxie is the Swanlund Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois. His undergraduate courses include a two-semester survey course on the history of Native Americans, and upper level courses in American Indian law. He also regularly offers graduate seminars in Native American history. Dr. Hoxie received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 1977. His many publications include: A Final Promise: The Campaign to Assimilate the American Indians, 1880-1920 (1984); The Crows (1989); Parading Through History: The Making of the Crow Nation in America, 1805-1935 (1995); and most recently This Indian Country: American Indian Activists and the Place They Made. He is editor of The Encyclopedia of North American Indians (1996), and The American Indians, a 23-volume series published by Time-Life that has sold over two million copies. Dr. Hoxie was a founding trustee of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian.
Wednesday, 09 April, 2014