Devon Mihesuah is the Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding. She holds a Ph.D. in American History from Texas Christian University. Her career has been devoted to the empowerment and well-being of indigenous peoples. She served as Editor of the American Indian Quarterly for nine years. Her research, writing and speaking focuses on decolonization strategies and is one of the few indigenous writers who successfully writes non-fiction and fiction. She regularly speaks nationally and internationally about issues pertaining to empowerment of indigenous peoples; her works are cited and reprinted in hundreds of publications and her books and essays are used in classrooms across the world.
The Humanities Program invites applications from qualified graduate students to become half-time graduate instructors for the 2016-2017 academic year. GTA’s are assigned to various courses, including Introduction to Humanities, Western Civilization I and II, Kansas Environment and Culture, Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies, and other courses as needed by the Program.
The application can be found at http://hwc.ku.edu/gta-applications-0. Applications are due February 26, 2016.
Tuesday, Feb 9, 5-6pm KU Student Union, 3rd floor Alcove F
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