Visiting lectures by Prof. Timothy Petete from the University of Central Oklahoma

Timothy 4At the invitation of the Chair of Foreign Languages, the Faculty of Social Sciences hosted Dr. Timothy Petete on November 2 and 3, 2016. Dr. Petete delivered the lectures "Welcome to the Indian Country: Early, Modern, and Contemporary Indigenous Realities (overview of the impact of American social, political, and cultural institutions on the shaping of Native American realities)" and "Native Appropriations: Representations of Indigenous People in Popular Culture (overview of appropriations of Native cultures and the ways in which Native writers and artists are changing perceptions of indigenous people via popular culture)".

Dr. Petete is an associate professor of English at the University of Central Oklahoma, whose main area of research and teaching is American Indian literature. His literature courses examine cultural realities and literary traditions, while his composition courses deal with language, technology, and popular culture. Dr. Petete has chaired panel sessions at a number of venues and published many academic texts on Native American legacy and various aspects of their life in the USA. He has received several awards for teaching excellence: a Vanderford Distinguished Teaching Award (2013), a College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teaching Award (2013), a College of Liberal Arts Merit-Pay (Teaching) Award (2013) and a Vanderford President’s Initiative Award (2011).

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