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Philip J. Deloria, Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Collegiate Professor, University of Michigan; 2013-2014 Phi Beta Kappa-Frank M. Updike Memorial Scholar

Philip Deloria is the Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Collegiate Professor, with a joint appointment in the departments of history and American culture, where he is currently the associate dean for undergraduate education in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.  He has served as president of the American Studies Association, a council member of the Organization of American Historians, and a trustee of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, and is an elected member of the Society of American Historians and the American Antiquarian Society.

He is the author of two prize-winning books, Playing Indian and Indians in Unexpected Places, and coeditor of The Blackwell Companion to American Indian History and C.G. Jung and the Sioux Traditions:  Dreams, Visions, Nature, and the Primitive by Vine Deloria Jr.  He also has written numerous articles, essays, and reviews in the fields of American Indian studies, environmental history, and cultural studies.


Campus Schedule:


Wednesday-Thursday, September 18-19

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks


Wednesday-Thursday, September 25-26

Fordham University, Bronx, N.Y.


Wednesday-Thursday, October 9-10

Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio


Wednesday-Thursday, November 20-21

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va.


Thursday-Friday, January 30-31

Alma College, Alma, Mich.


Wednesday-Thursday, February 19-20

University of Mississippi, University


Tuesday-Wednesday, April 15-16

Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa


 Wednesday-Thursday, May 14-15

University of Oregon, Eugene




 dates to be determined, 2014-2015

Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn.


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