Stuart Banner Talk Tuesday, March 24

The Indigenous Law and Policy Center is pleased to host Stuart Banner, a UCLA law professor and author of “Possessing the Pacific” and “How the Indians Lost Their Land” Tuesday, March 24, at 11 AM.

Prof. Banner will be talking about these two books. Michigan State Prof. Charles Ten Brink and U-M History VAP/ post-doctoral fellow at the Michigan Society of Fellows Miranda Johnson will be serving as commentators after Prof. Banner speaks.

Prof. Banner’s talk is part of the Center’s spring speaker series, in which we bring in authors of recent books relating in some way to Federal Indian Law.

The talk is at 11 AM in the Castle Board Room, and a light lunch will be provided. Hope to see you there!

Spring Speakers Series Finalized

The final dates and speakers for our Spring Speakers Series has been finalized.  The Indigenous Law and Policy Center at MSU College of Law will be hosting four events this spring, and all of the details can be found at our Spring Speakers Series, 2009 page.

2009 Speaker Series

We’ve added our 2009 Speaker Series page to the blog.  Speakers this year include Justin Richland, Stuart Banner and Robert Dale Parker.  Click here for more information abou the speakers, their books and the tentative dates of the events.

Stuart Banner’s New Book on Indigenous Land Dispossession

It’s called “Possessing the Pacific: Land, Settlers, and Indigenous People from Australia to Alaska.” Harvard University Press published it.

You can read all about it at the Legal History Blog.