Northeastern State College’s Faculty of Liberal Arts is kicking off Girls’s Historical past Month with the 2021 Sequoyah Fellow Lecture.
On Monday, March 8, at 3:30 p.m. the lecture will function Sequoyah Fellow Kim Teehee, the first-ever Cherokee Nation Delegate to the U.S. Congress. She can be the chief director of presidency relations for Cherokee Nation and vp of presidency relations for Cherokee Nation Companies.
“The Sequoyah Fellow is a distinction bestowed on a person annually by the Faculty of Liberal Arts,” stated Robyn Pursley, assistant dean for the faculty of liberal arts. “We attempt to concentrate on people who can present distinctive alternatives to interact our college students and the campus in thrilling and vital matters.”
The lecture will probably be livestreamed on the Middle for Girls’s Research Fb web page at facebook.com/nsuokcws.
Teehee has been a voice for the Native American neighborhood for a few years. From serving because the director of Native American outreach, to turning into the first-ever senior coverage advisor for Native American Affairs within the White Home Home Coverage Council, to now serving because the Cherokee Nation’s first-ever Congressional Delegate, Teehee is keen about representing Native Individuals and mentoring younger folks.
One other occasion deliberate to commemorate Girls’s Historical past Month is an Writer Discuss with Dr. Christopher Flavin on March 8 at 4 p.m. He’ll talk about his lately revealed ebook, “Constructions of Female Identification within the Catholic Custom.” The occasion will probably be within the Webb Constructing Room 614 and seating is proscribed to 40 folks. Masks are required. The speak may also be obtainable through Zoom on the following hyperlink: https://nsuok.zoom.us/j/92827392778.
Flavin, an affiliate professor of English, stated the ebook seeks to right misunderstandings concerning the position of ladies in societies and to make clear how their work is integral to literature.
“In the course of the speak, I’ll be presenting the foremost premises of the ebook and interesting with among the points it raises with regards to the position of ladies within the formation of the Christian tradition of their instances and within the growth of literature as it’s now understood,” Flavin stated.
On March 11 at 6 p.m. there will probably be a chamber music theatre work, “Ain’t I a Girl?” carried out by the core ensemble. The occasion will probably be livestreamed on the Middle for Girls’s Research Fb web page. It would function actress Shinnerrie Jackson portraying notable girls of colour together with Sojourner Fact, an ex-slave and abolitionist; Zora Neale Hurtson, famend novelist and anthropologist; Clementine Hunter, people artist; and Fannie Lou Hamer, civil rights employee.
“We’re enthusiastic about internet hosting this manufacturing even within the COVID period in partnership with the Sequoyah Institute because it highlights the lives and accomplishments of Black girls who’ve made a long-lasting affect on American tradition,” stated Dr. Suzanne Farmer, affiliate professor of historical past.
All occasions are free to the general public.
Extra Girls’s Historical past Month occasions are coming. Search for details about these occasions on the Faculty of Liberal Arts Fb web page and in campus emails. For data contact Pursley at 918-444-2793 or e mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.