Events

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Jodi Byrd: “Fire & Flood – Settler Colonialisms & Pessimistic Indigenous Futurisms”

Share

February 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  |  Humanities 1, Room 210


Event Photos:

Jodi Byrd: “Fire & Flood – Settler Colonialisms & Pessimistic Indigenous Futurisms” 2.21.18

If you have trouble viewing above images, you may view this album directly on Flickr.

The Feminist Studies Department and CRES are pleased to partner with The Center for Cultural Studies to present this CULT Colloquium Series talk:
“Fire & Flood: Settler Colonialisms & Pessimistic Indigenous Futurisms”

Caught within the both/and of dystopic collapse, colonial fantasies of American futurities often reproduce themselves through nineteenth-century signs of the struggle for colonial dominance. This talk closely reads HBO’s Westworld alongside LeAnne Howe’s Indian Radio Days to consider how procedural elements of technological play produce dystopic visions of American collapse as the failure of indigenous futures.

 

Jodi Byrd is Associate Professor, English and Gender & Women’s Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prof. Byrd is a Chickasaw decolonial thinker, writer, teacher, and video gamer. She is a faculty affiliate of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

Details

Date:
February 21, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Tags:
,

Venue

Humanities 1, Room 210
1156 high st
Santa cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map
Website:
thi.ucsc.edu