Devon Abbott Mihesuah

Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding
Primary office:
203-A, Bailey

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.

Upcoming Events
August 21, 2015. 8 am to 5 pm:
Department Retreat
Kansas Room, Level 6 Kansas Union
September 24, 2015, 7:00 pm:
Seaver Lecture, Professor Sheyda Jahanbani
Malott Room, Level 6 Kansas Union
March 31 and April 1, 2016:
Mid-America Humanities Conference
Thursday, March 31, 7:00 pm: Keynote Speaker (to be announced) Malott Room, Level 6 Kansas Union

Stop Day Walking Tour Friday, May 8, 2015

The traditional marathon Stop Day walking tour of the campus consisting of informal, peripatetic, Socratic dialogues growing out of various sites will take place on  Friday, May 8, 2015, from 9 a.m. to about 5 p.m. (bring friends and come and go as you please). The walking tour begins in front of the Natural History Museum, 14th Street and Jayhawk Boulevard, at 9 a.m.

In the event of inclement weather, we will gather in the portico of Lippincott Hall at 9 a.m., visit the Wilcox Classical Museum, and have lunch in the Kansas Union at noon. When the inclement weather clears, we will resume the walking tour at the appropriate time and place on the program.

Please Contact HWC for additional information;

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