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David Treuer. Photo by Nisreen Breek

Ojibwe novelist, non-fiction writer and Princeton alumnus David Treuer ’92 lectures on “Imagining Native American Life: Nonfiction, Ethnography, and the Future of the Past.”

David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of four previous novels, most recently Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California. He is a member of Princeton’s Class of 1992.


Registration Details

The lecture is free and open to Princeton students, faculty and staff. Advance registration required; register to attend the lecture

COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to the maximum extent, which now includes a COVID booster shot for all eligible to receive it, and to wear a mask when indoors. Please note that the speakers may be unmasked while presenting onstage.


Presented By

  • Lewis Center for the Arts
  • Department of Anthropology