LVH Annual Meeting: Amanda Morris, Ph.D. presents "Mythbusting about Native Americans"

When it comes to discussing and representing Indigenous peoples, our educational system often falls woefully short of the mark. In this talk, Dr. Amanda Morris will discuss three common questions about Native Americans and present detailed, truthful answers with plenty of contemporary examples and information. 

Childcare will be available with activities for the kids. The details can be found at this link (if you’re not a familiar group member, you’ll need to join the other Meetup - it’s free and easy!)

During our annual meeting which precedes the lecture, we will reflect on LVH's past year, elect five board members to serve a two-year term, discuss a major initiative for 2019, and announce the results of our fundraising appeal. If you'd still like to contribute, you can do so at this link, or become a member (or renew your membership) here.

Timeline for this Event:

10:30 Coffee & Conversation
11:00 LVH Annual Meeting & Announcements
11:30 Guest Lecture with Q&A
12:30 Lunch (optional)


Additional Details:

Those who wish to stay for lunch after the event can bring their own lunch or partake in a delivery order from a local Italian restaurant (please bring cash if you're interested).

There is no charge for this event, as we strive to make as much of our programming as possible accessible to all. However, donations will be accepted to offset our regular ongoing expenses.

Street parking is free on Sundays, but please note there is construction in the area. We suggest arriving early if you've never been to the location. Garage parking is available in the Community Deck accessible from 6th and Walnut Streets (both one way).

If you'd like to use the accessible entrance, please call 570-590-1780 prior to your arrival to let us know.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Amanda Morris is an Associate Professor of writing and rhetoric at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Her scholarship and much of her public writing and speaking engagements focus on contemporary Indigenous rhetorics.

Her academic writing can be found in Rhetoric ReviewEpiphanyWSQJournal of American CultureEnthymemaSouth Atlantic Review, and the books Stand Up Comedy and Rhetoric (Routledge, 2016) and Decolonizing Native American Rhetoric: Communicating Self-Determination (Peter Lang, 2018).

Amanda is a contributing writer to Teaching Tolerance, an online project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Click here to read her articles.

January 06, 2019 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
522 W Maple St
Allentown, PA 18101
United States
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Jason Brocious · · 484-896-9045
Lynn Trizna

Will you come?

  • Lynn Trizna
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