April at ISU features a number of upcoming Lectures of interest.
On Tues, April 10, writer Susan Power (Standing Rock Sioux) will deliver a lecture entitled “Thinking Indian: The Urgency of Native Stories in the New Century.” 7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union. (See Lectures Program for more information.)
Selected Works by Susan Power available in the Library include:
- “Miss Indian Chicago” (short story), Southern Review, June 1, 2010, pp. 345-356. (Full-text available through Academic Search Premier and other subscription databases.)
- “The Table Loves Pain,” American Indian Quarterly 28(1/2): 115-117. Personal essay on creative writing, Native American literature, and inspiring college students. (Full-text available through Academic Search Premier and other subscription databases.)
- Roofwalker, published by Milkweed Editions, 2002. A collection of 12 short stories organized in two parts – Stories and Histories.
(Available: PS3566 .O83578 R66 2002)
- The Grass Dancer, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1994. A collection of interwoven short stories. This collection won the prestigious PEN Literary / Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award for first fiction in 1995.
(Available: PS3566 .O83578 .G73 1994)
Also on Tues, April 10, professor and author Olúfémi Táíwò will deliver a lecture entitled “Africa’s Second Struggle for Independence: What’s Modernity Got to Do with It?” 8:00 pm @ the Gallery, Memorial Union. (See Lectures Program for more information.)
Selected Works by Olúfémi Táíwò available in the Library include:
- How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa, published by Indiana University Press, 2010. This scholarly work examines colonialism in Africa, legal and constitutional aspects, and globalization.
(Available: DT14 .T35 2010)
- “The Love of Freedom Brought Us Here: An Introduction to Modern African Political Philosophy,” South Atlantic Quarterly 109(2): 391-410. (Full-text available through Academic Search Premiere and other subscription databases.)
On Thurs. April 26, Dr. Gretchen Bataille will lecture on the topic of “Women and Leadership: Career Success and Satisfaction.” Dr. Bataille has published on Native American literature as well as ” diversity, civil rights and ethnic studies.” 7:00 pm Sun Room, Memorial Union. (See Lectures Program for more information.)
Selected Works by Gretchen Bataille available in the Library include:
- Faculty career paths: Multiple routes to academic success and satisfaction (with co-author Betsy E. Brown). Published by Praeger Publishers, 2006.
(LB2331.72 B38 2006)
- Native American women: A biographical dictionary (with co-editor Laurie Lisa). Published by Routledge, 2001.
(REF E98 W8 B38 2001)
- Ethnic studies in the United States: A guide to research (with co-authors Miguel A. Carranza & Laurie Lisa). Published by Garland Pub., 1996.
(E184 .A1 B275 1996)
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