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Renisa Mawani “Specters of Indigeneity in British Indian Migration, 1914″
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 4:00pm
Renisa Mawani “Specters of Indigeneity in British Indian Migration, 1914″

Lecture: February 7, 4 p.m.

Cramer Hall 124

As part of PSU’s annual “Canada Days” events, the Portland Center for Public Humanities and Canadian Studies present Renisa Mawani “Specters of Indigeneity in British Indian Migration, 1914″ “‘Specters of Indigeneity’ focuses on the 1914 Vancouver arrival of the Komagata Maru, a Japanese steamship carrying 376 Punjab migrants, to track the changing conceptions of Indigeneity appropriated and deployed in early 20th century legal struggles over British Indian migration to Canada.”

Renisa Mawani is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia.

 This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions concerning access or accommodations for a disability please contact us at publichumanities@pdx.edu. Early requests are encouraged; a week will generally allow us to provide seamless access.