Dory Nason Talking About Pauline Johnson & Indigenous Feminist Performance

@ 7:00pm

Scrivener’s Monthly is pleased to present a talk by Dory Nason, Professor at UBC in First Nations & Indigenous Studies, with special guest filmmaker Elle-Maija Tailfeathers. With a focus on the work of writer and activist E. Pauline Johnson, Nason will speak about Johnson’s legacy as it relates to ongoing Indigenous feminist performance, writing and activism.

Dory Nason is Anishinaabe and an enrolled member of the Leech Lake Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Her areas of research include contemporary Indigenous Feminisms and related Native women’s intellectual history and literature. Her co-edited volume of Pauline Johnson’s writing is forthcoming from Broadview Press (November 2015), and she is currently at work on her new book-length manuscript, Red Feminist Criticism: Indigenous Women, Activism and Cultural Production.