Nothing is True, Everything is Permitted
Indigenous Animus in the Age of Liberation
4PM March 26, 2014
3512 Haven Hall
A Lecture by Jodi A. Byrd (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
A close-reading of Assassin's Creed III and Assassin's Creed III: Liberation examining how indigenous studies intersect with video game studies, especially at the sites of structure, narrative, racial representations, and temporality and the ways that indigeneity disrupts the colonial logics of code, law and sovereignty.
Sponsored by Digital Studies at the University of Michigan, the Native American Studies Program at the University of Michigan, and the U-M Department of American Culture.