Scholarly Activism and White Corn

When and Where

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:10 pm to 5:40 pm
Online @ University at Buffalo


Kevin J. White, University of Toronto


In this presentation, Kevin White will talk about his years as a graduate student in the American Studies Program at the University of Buffalo. He will reflect on his time learning about what it meant to be an Indigenous community-centered scholar- activist and his engagement with the White Corn project. He will share his insights on the UB American Studies program as a space of research, food, and a venue of learning unlike anywhere else…

Kevin White
Professor Kevin J. White

Kevin J. White is a Mohawk from Akwesasne, with family from the Tonawanda Band of Seneca. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion and Centre for Indigenous Studies at the University of Toronto. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Brock University, where he worked with Rick Hill and the Indigenous Knowledge Centre at Six Nations Polytechnic in 2017. Previously, he was faculty and the Director of the Native American Studies and American Studies Programs at SUNY Oswego. His research focuses on the Haudenosaunee Creation narratives and on storytelling as a way of better understanding the cultural knowledge and history of those who have long called Turtle Island home for generations upon generations.

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University at Buffalo Department of Indigenous Studies