PEN America Author’s Evening with Ned Blackhawk

Ned Blackhawk headshot and The Rediscovery of America book cover

This is a private event. Please contact Maris Endres at [email protected] to be added to the waitlist. 

Join us for an intimate evening with Ned Blackhawk discussing The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History. This evening is being generously hosted by Tracy Higgins and Jim Leitner. 

“In accounts of American history, Indigenous peoples are often treated as largely incidental—either obstacles to be overcome or part of a narrative separate from the arc of nation-building. Blackhawk . . . [shows] that Native communities have, instead, been inseparable from the American story all along.”—Washington Post Book World, “Books to Read in 2023”

Ned Blackhawk (Western Shoshone) is the Howard R. Lamar Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, where he is the faculty coordinator for the Yale Group for the Study of Native America. He is the author of Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West

If you have any questions, please contact Maris Endres at [email protected].

About pEN America Authors’ Evenings

The PEN America Authors’ Evenings are nights of literary dinners in private homes and intimate settings. Please visit the Authors’ Evenings webpage for our full calendar of dinners.

Proceeds from the PEN America Authors’ Evenings support PEN America’s programming to secure the liberty of persecuted and imprisoned writers around the world, to defend freedom of expression, and to promote literature and international cultural exchange.