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Susan Sleeper-Smith presents Frontier Women in the Mackinac Straits Area
July 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please join us via Zoom for a free presentation about Frontier Women in the Mackinac Straits Area. A link to access the Zoom meeting will be emailed to all registrants before the event. Register here: Michilimackinac Historical Society
Susan will be speaking on her research that examines Native American- Euro American encounters during the colonial and early national histories of North America. Of particular interest to her is exploring history as a narrative that focuses on sites of encounter, particularly borderlands, where diverse people interacted and where identity, initially malleable, changed over time.
Susan Sleeper-Smith is a Professor of History at Michigan State University. She received a 2002-2003 research fellowship at the Newberry Library in Chicago and has written extensively on the fur trade and women in the fur trade, in both journal and book form.