Institute for Advanced Study Presents

More than a Word: Native American Cultural Appropriation and Naming Sports Teams

IAS Thursdays
Sep 2017
About the Event

A panel discussion exploring the Washington DC football team, analyzing their use of the derogatory term R*dskins and surrounding issues, and examining the history of Native American cultural appropriation. Panelists include More Than A Word filmmakers Kenn and John Little (History), and Joy Hamilton (Communication Studies). 

There will be a free screening of the film later that evening; no RSVP is required but please email us at ias@umn.edu if you want to be sure you'll have a seat.

This event is cosponsored by the History Department.