Cristina Azocar

Pocahontas Chic: The Commodification of Indigenous Women

Thursday, March 07, 2024
Event Time 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. PT
Location HUM 133
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Kathryn Kenley-Johnson Memorial Lecture:

In Contestation: Feminist Challenges and Change Keynote

— with Dr. Cristina Azocar 

Professor of Journalism

Author of: News Media and the Indigenous Fight for Federal Recognition (2022)

Forthcoming: Indigenous Peoples and the Media

Pocahontas Chic: The Commodification Indigenous Women

All forms of media, from books, to advertisements, to journalism, to social media are responsible for immortalizing Pocahontas as a hypersexual child who betrayed her people for the love of a white man.

Reception to follow at WGS lounge, HUM 316

This event is being hosted by the Women and Gender Studies Department

This event will count toward the Journalism Event requirement. Please sign in through the QR code posted in the room and notify your journalism professors that you attended.

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