to host ethnic studies guest speaker March 26
Wildcat will present “American Indian Worldviews and Intellectual Traditions”
at 7 p.m. March 26 in Old Main Chapel at Shippensburg University.
program, free and open to the public, is this year’s Ethnic Studies Lecture. A book
signing will follow the lecture.
Wildcat is director
of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center and dean of the College of
Natural and Social Sciences at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) in
Lawrence, Kan. He is a professor of the Indigenous and American Indian Studies
Program at HINU where he has taught for 27 years.
2013, he served as the Gordon Russell visiting professor at Dartmouth College. A Yuchi
member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, Wildcat received bachelor’s and
master’s degrees in sociology from the University of Kansas and an
interdisciplinary Ph.D. from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. In 1992, he
received the Heart Peace Award from the Kansas City organization The Future Is
Now for his efforts to promote peace and cultural diversity. Wildcat has also
written and edited several books.
information, contact Dr.
Anna Morana at 477-1196.