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Writing Beyond the Academy

Kevin Noble Maillard, Author and Professor of Law, Syracuse University
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
5:30-7:00 PM
How can scholars broaden the reach of their research beyond the academy? Professor Kevin Maillard (Syracuse University) will discuss engaging public audiences through journalism and children’s literature as a culture and food reporter for the New York Times and as an children's book author for the award-winning, "Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story."

Speaker Bio: Kevin Maillard is a Professor of Law at Syracuse University, a contributor to the New York Times, and an author of children’s literature. He has written for The Atlantic and has provided on-air commentary to ABC News and MSNBC. He is the debut author of Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, a picture book illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, which won the Sibert Medal and the American Indian Youth Literature Honor. An enrolled member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, he is based in Manhattan, NY.

Cosponsors: The Office of Public Engagement & Research Impacts (PE+RI), The Edward Ginsberg Center.
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Activism, Author, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Native American, Research, Sessions, Social Impact, Storytelling, Women's Studies, Writing
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Sessions @ Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Ginsberg Center, Women's and Gender Studies Department, Department of Political Science, Michigan in Washington Program, Native American Studies, Office of the Vice President for Research