Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Doctrine of Discovery: Reconsidering Columbus Day

October 6th, 2011
6:00 PM

Lavin-Bernick Center Room 203 Stibbs

Guest Speaker Professor Robert J. Miller

Please join Professor Robert J. Miller, Indian law expert and author of Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny and co-author of Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies, in his discussion of the international law principle the Doctrine of Discovery and how it came to be applied to American Indian tribes and incorporated into American colonial, state, and federal law to diminish tribal sovereignty and property rights.

Networking reception to follow.
Event is free and open to the public.

Presented by Multicultural Affairs, Tulane University Law School, and Tulane University Center for Public Service.

United States + People
Jana Lipman
Associate Professor - History