Eadington Fellow Colloquium — 2017
Lecture by Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research latest Eadington Fellow, Colleen O'Neill.
O'Neill is an associate professor of history at Utah State University and former coeditor of the Western Historical Quarterly. She received her PhD in history from Rutgers University and her publications include: Working the Navajo Way: Labor and Culture in the Twentieth Century and a coedited collection, Native Pathways: American Indian Culture and Economic Development in the Twentieth Century. She has published her work in the Journal of American History, the New Mexico Historical Review, and Labor History and in edited collections, Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism, and Indians and Energy: Opportunities and Exploitation. Her current book project, Labor and Sovereignty, examines the changing meaning of wage work for American Indian communities in the twentieth century.
O'Neill's colloquium talk, "Jobs and American Indian Sovereignty: The Challenge of Gaming" is scheduled for October 20 2017, 2pm, Goldfield Room, UNLV campus.