Author John Low, PhD, of The Ohio State University to present at Aurora University Schingoethe Center Presentation: “The Hannah Duston Story: The Indian Captivity Narrative as Propaganda” featuring Laura Russman, curator of collections
An “Indian captivity narrative” is a story of a non-Native person’s capture by “uncivilized” Native Americans. This lecture will focus on the words used to tell Hannah Duston’s story, exploring the hidden motivations behind them, which played into people’s preconceived ideas and fears.
Date & Time
- December 1, 2016
- 7:00PM - 9:00PM