Allan Downey to deliver the 2022 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture

Media Advisory Release Date: February 14, 2022 11:40 a.m.

Media are invited to the 2022 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture featuring Dr. Allan Downey, Dakelh, Nak’azdli Whut’en, filmmaker and associate professor of history and indigenous studies at McMaster University.

Downey, a recipient of the 2019 Canada Prize and a Fulbright Fellowship to Columbia University, is author of The Creator’s Game (2018), which traces the history of lacrosse in Indigenous communities and its link to Indigenous identity formation.

Downey’s current research focuses on the history of Indigenous ironworkers in New York City as a lens to view Indigenous modernity, self-determination, and nationhood. His Woodrow Lloyd Lecture will highlight this research and include a screening of his award-nominated animated documentary short Rotinonhsión:ni Ironworkers. The documentary was selected as a Finalist for the 2021 New York Animation Film Awards.

This free public event will take place via Zoom:

7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Zoom link: https://uregina-ca.zoom.us/j/95362496598?pwd=bHNoUVBNekNKMTNtZm9reWtxUEcwUT09Password: 253966

For information or to speak with Dr. Downey contact:

Kara Vincent, Faculty of Arts
Cell: 306-209-0962
Email: Kara.Vincent@uregina.ca

 

About the University of Regina

The University of Regina—located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota and Nakoda nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College in 1911. Today, more than 16,000 students study within the University's 10 faculties. The University has an established reputation for excellence and innovative programs that lead to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

 

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