UCLA professor Shannon Speed will speak about her 2019 book Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State, exploring the violence that indigenous women migrants from Central America and Mexico face.
Speed taught at the University of Texas before joining the UCLA faculty, where she is is director of the American Indian Studies Center. A citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, Speed is the current president of the national Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.
Location: University of Texas, RLP Building, Julius Glickman Conference Center (first floor, Room 1.302E), Austin. Paid parking in the Brazos Garage, 210 E. MLK Blvd.