Date/TimeNovember 17, 2023
05:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Join us for a special evening to pay tribute to Maria Campbell and her profound landmark 1973 memoir, Halfbreed.
Maria will be joined on stage by fellow scholars; Dr. Winona Wheeler, Dr. Brenda McDougal, Dr. Judy Anderson and Dr. Kim Anderson as they discuss the impacts of Campbell’s work. This event promises a night of heartfelt conversations, powerful storytelling, and captivating performances. Don't miss this chance to honour the 50th anniversary of this groundbreaking work and the impact it has had on Indigenous literature and culture.
Location: L.R. Wilson Hall - Waller Lobby and LRW Concert Hall (Main Floor)
The hosts will begin receiving guests in the Waller Lobby at 5:00pm for culturally inspired hors d’oeuvres with theatre seating beginning at 5:30pm. Tickets will be required upon entry.
McMaster University Library is co-sponsoring this event as part of a year of events recognizing gender and justice.
Copyright: Cover Image: “And from her parts of me emerged…”, detail, 2016, size 13 charlotte cut beads, cotton fabric, coyote pelt, rocks, plexiglass, handmade paper, 30.5L x 18.73 w x 12.7H cm. Copyright: Used by permission of McClelland & Stewart, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited; original photo of Maria Campbell by Dan GordonOwner: Indigenous Art Center, Indigenous and Northern Affairs CanadaPhoto Credit: Andrew Barcham
Transformative Stories: Year of Gender and Justice is presented by McMaster University Library in collaboration with campus and community partners and will feature a lineup of free, public programming from fall 2023 through summer 2024. The series is part of McMaster University Library’s biannual “Year of” celebrations, which are aimed at highlighting the library’s unique collections, resources, and expertise and emphasizing its vital role in supporting the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university.