American Indian Studies

2016-17 Native American Speakers Series

The series features nationally recognized American Indian scholars and artists who will delve into diverse topics and issues including Lumbee history, Native cuisine, health and wellness and Southeastern Native art.

Admission to the series is free, and it is open to the public.

Dr. Susan PageDr. Susan Page

March 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Museum of the Southeast American Indian

Professor Susan Page is an Aboriginal academic whose research focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ experience of learning and academic work in higher education and student learning in Indigenous Studies. Her current position is Professor in the Centre for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledges, where she is collaborating on a university wide Indigenous Graduate Attribute project. Early in her academic career, Susan was awarded a university Excellence in Teaching Award (University of Sydney). Susan’s current Australian Research Council funded research (with Professor Michelle Trudgett and Dr Neil Harrison) seeks to create a model of best practice for the supervision of Indigenous doctoral students. Other recent research includes, examining Indigenous student engagement in Australasian Universities, a project to explore student learning in undergraduate Indigenous Studies, investigating Education curricula inclusive of Darug knowledge traditions and examining the roles of Indigenous academics in Australian Universities. Susan is a Director of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium (Aboriginal Corporation).

This event is sponsored by PNC Bank, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.. Other sponsors include the Department of American Indian Studies, Museum of the Southeast American Indian, the Southeast American Indian Studies Program and the Office of Academic Affairs. For more information, email ais@uncp.edu, or call 910.521.6266.

 

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