Shari Huhndorf

Shari M. Huhndorf received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from New York University, and she is currently Class of 1938 Professor of Native American Studies and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.  She is the author of two books, Going Native: Indians in the American Cultural Imagination (Cornell University Press, 2001) and Mapping the Americas: The Transnational Politics of Contemporary Native Culture (Cornell University Press, 2009), and a co-editor of three volumes, including Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture (University of British Columbia Press, 2010), winner of the Canadian Women’s Studies Association prize for Outstanding Scholarship.  Currently, she is working on a manuscript titled “Indigeneity and the Politics of Space: Gender, Geography, Culture” and a community history of indigenous land claims in Alaska.

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