COMPELLINGRECIPROCITY: NATIVEARTANDDIPLOMACY INTHE’70S Jessica Horton THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8 | 7:30 PM | FREE ZINGG RECITAL HALL J essica Horton is an assistant professor of art history at the University of Delaware. Her research and teaching emphasize the centrality of Native American art to a global story of modernity, focusing on the transcultural movement of people, objects, and ideas. Her book, Art for an Undivided Earth: The American Indian Movement Generation, illuminates the impact of Indigenous spatial struggles on artists working internationally from the 1970s to the 2000s. Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History. T he College of Humanities and Fine Arts Humanities Center’s yearlong theme is Migration and Exile, with events that explore the philosophical, historical, sociological, literary, and artistic aspects of individual and collective migration and exile. Founded in 1999, the Humanities Center creates and nurtures an interdisciplinary culture of ideas and brings prominent scholars and artists to CSU, Chico. Lecture Series 2018–2019 The Humanities Center receives generous support from Tom and Carol DiGiovanni and New Urban Builders. MYFATHER’SWARS:AN INTIMATEETHNOGRAPHYOF EXILE,MIGRATION,ANDTHE VIOLENCEOFACENTURY Alisse Waterston TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 | 7:30 PM | FREE ROWLAND-TAYLOR RECITAL HALL A lisse Waterston presents a dramatic personal story, part memoir and part social history, which suggests large questions about the dramatic forces of history, the experience of exile and immigration, the legacies of culture, and the enduring power of memory. Waterston is a presidential scholar and professor of anthropology at City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities. POETRYREADING Mai Der Vang THURSDAY, MARCH 7 | 7:30 PM | FREE ZINGG RECITAL HALL M ai Der Vang is the author of Afterland, winner of the 2016 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award in Poetry, and a finalist for the 2018 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Vang is a member of the Hmong American Writers’ Circle where she helped co-edit the book How Do I Begin: A Hmong American Literary Anthology. Born and raised in Fresno, she earned degrees from the University of California Berkeley and Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Writer’s Voice at CSU, Chico. Photo credit: Andre Yang ALL LECTURES ON THIS PAGE ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Seating restrictions apply—see page 29 28 PRESIDENT’S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES 2018–2019