POSTPONED PAIISWG workshop: Alyssa Mt. Pleasant

Fri, Apr 17, 2020, 4:30 pm
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Alyssa Mt. Pleasant. Photo courtesy of Alyssa Mt. Pleasant

Alyssa Mt. Pleasant is assistant professor of Native American history at the University at Buffalo, and program director for the Native American Scholars Initiative at the American Philosophical Society. A specialist in early American history and Native American and Indigenous studies, she is completing a book about Haudenosaunee people following Revolutionary War, titled, “After the Whirlwind: Haudenosaunee People and the Emergence of U.S. Settler-coloniailsm, 1780-1825.” Her broader teaching and research interests include early American history, American Indian social and intellectual histories; settler colonialism, especially as it relates to legal and educational systems; conceptualizations of space, place, and land tenure in Indian Country; and public history. Her work has been published in American Indian Quarterly and several collections of scholarly work.