June 27, 2011
Queer Indigenous Studies
Monday, July 4 · 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Venus Envy, 320 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Join us for the Ottawa launch of Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature edited by Qwo-Li Driskill, Chris Finley, Brian Joseph Gilley, and Scott Lauria Morgensen.
Co-sponsored by the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, all royalties from the sale of this book go to the Indigenous Women's Network and the National Native American AIDS Prevention Center. Proceeds from in-house sales also support Venus Envy.
Venue is wheelchair accessible.
Featuring a roundtable discussion with:
Andrea Smith, co-founder of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Qwo-Li Driskill, a Cherokee Two-Spirit and Queer activist, writer, and performer.
S/he is the author of Walking with Ghosts: Poems, and the co-editor of Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature and the forthcoming anthology, Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature.
Scott Morgensen is a white critic of racism and settler colonialism, and is committed to alliance work with queer Indigenous people and their nations. His book Spaces Between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization will appear in Fall 2011.