Panel Discussion: "Decolonizing Columbus: transatlantic perspectives on statues and anniversaries"  

Indigenous Peoples Day commemorative event
October 12, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us for a panel discussion to mark Indigenous Peoples Day 2020: 

  • Gabriela Spears-Rico (Chicano and Latino Studies & American Indian Studies, UMN)
    "Dancing Away Our Indigenous Pain: Bearing Witness to Columbus’s Downfall in Imnizaskadan (Saint Paul, Mni Sota, Dakota Lands, 528 years after 'discovery')"
  • Laura Ruberto (Berkeley City College) and Joseph Sciorra (City University of NY)
    "Activism and Reconciliation, Italian Americans Explore Columbus."
  • Alejandro Baer (Sociology, UMN)
    "'Not only do we not apologize...' The Columbus Myth and Memory Politics in present-day Spain"
  • Chaired by Katherine Gerbner (History, UMN)

Register / Join here

To request disability-related accommodations, please contact Joe Eggers at egger207@umn.edu by Monday, September 28th.

Presented by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, cosponsored by the Institute for Global Studies, the Race, Indigeneity, Gender & Sexuality Studies (RIGS) Initiative, Department of American Indian Studies, Department of Sociology, and Department of History.