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Indigeneity vs. ‘Civilization’: Indigenous Alternatives to the Anthropocene Eco-Crisis

Thursday, October 30, 2014
5:00 pm
MacMillan Great Room

Leonardo E. Figueroa-Helland is an assistant professor of Political Studies at Westminster College (Utah). He specializes in global politics, international relations, political theory, philosophy, and indigenous studies. He conducts trans-disciplinary research in global studies, focusing on themes of diversity, intercultural diplomacy, global justice, ecology, sustainability, Indigeneity, cosmopolitics, critical theory, transnationalism, migrations, and global education. His forthcoming book is titledIndigenous Philosophy and Global Politics. Dr. Figueroa-Helland obtained his doctoral degree with “distinction” from the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. He has taught in institutions in the US and Mexico. He has published in journals across different disciplines such as Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, the UNESCO Journal of Higher Education and Society, the Journal of Critical Education and Policy Studies, and Alter-Native: an International Journal of Indigenous Peoples.

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Leonardo E. Figueroa-Helland
Leonardo E. Figueroa-Helland
Assistant Professor of Political Science at Westminster College