Paul Chaat Smith
Monday, November 28, 7 pm
Brown Center: Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Paul Chaat Smith is a Comanche author and curator whose work focuses on the contemporary landscape of American Indian politics and culture. Smith joined the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in 2001, where he currently serves as associate curator. He is the co-author of Like a Hurricane: the Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee, a standard text in Native studies and American history courses, and author of Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong. He served as creative consultant for the PBS television series. We Shall Remain: A Native History of America. This talk is sponsored by the Humanities Department. His residency is made possible by the MFA in Curatorial Practice and Rinehart School of Sculpture programs with the support of the Center for Race and Culture.