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SUBJECT: 2019 Henrietta Harvey Lecture to take place March 7

DATE: March 6

Dr. Kim TallBear, associate professor, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, and Canada  Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment, will deliver the 2019 Henrietta Harvey Lecture at Memorial University on Thursday, March 7.

Dr. TallBear is a regular commentator in U.S., Canadian, and UK.. media outlets on issues related to Indigenous Peoples, science and technology. Building on her research on the role of technoscience in settler colonialism, Dr. TallBear also studies the colonization of Indigenous sexuality.

In her lecture, Dr. TallBear will discuss the Edmonton-based, sexy storytelling show Tipi Confessions, a show she co-produces with two other Indigenous women.

The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in room M1M101 of the Medical Education Building. All are welcome and free parking is available in area 27 parking garage (levels two and three).  A reception will follow the lecture.

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For more information, please contact Janet Harron, communications advisor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 709-864-8292, jharron@mun.ca or 709-631-0249 (cell).

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