Coming Home to Nez Perce Country|Trevor Bond
We are thrilled to announce... Trevor Bond, in-person at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre at 7pm on September 15! We will be celebrating his new book "Coming Home to Nez Perce Country" with a few selected readings, images, and a Q&A. Free to the public, with books available in-store and online. Hope to see you there! Masks required.
With thanks to the WSU Press, the WSU Center for Arts and Humanities, the University of Idaho History Department, and the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre for their support of this event.
Dr. Trevor James Bond is the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections at the Washington State University Libraries. He is the Director of WSU's Center for Arts and Humanities and the Co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation.
Trevor Bond received his Master's in Library and Information Science with a specialization in Archives and Preservation Management and a Masters iAncient History at UCLA. He spent a sabbatical in 2005 working in the Rare Books Department of the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford. In 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Librarian IV/Professor. He completed his Ph.D. at WSU in the Department of History in 2017. He revised his
dissertation into a monograph, Coming Home to Nez Perce Country: The Niimíipuu Campaign to Repatriate Their Exploited Heritage, published in 2021 by the Washington State University Press.
He has worked on grants funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Park Service, the NEH, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He has presented widely at professional conferences and published articles on collecting and archives. He received the Washington State Historical Society’s 2018 Charles Gates Memorial Award for his article "Documenting Missionaries and Indians: The Archive of Myron Eells." His article "Streaming Audio from African-American oral history collections" was selected as the outstanding paper, 2005 journal OCLC Systems & Services International Digital Library Perspectives and he was the recipient of the 2011 Eric Bell Learning Communities Excellence Award and the 2014 Student Entertainment Board Arts Excellence Award at Washington State University.
He joins us at the Kenworthy on Wednesday, September 15 at 7:00pm to discuss all of this and more. Join us to celebrate - masks required, of course!