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Lawson, Angelica Marie Assistant Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Lawson's research focuses on indigenous film, media and literature and has a particular emphasis on the activist and pedagogical implications of such work. She has worked with scholars in other countries such as New Zealand, Finland and Norway examining the intersections of global indigenous film and media.

keywords

  • american indian and indigenous literatures and film, american indian language revitalization, digital storytelling, indigenous youth media, indigenous new media and activism, theoretical foundations in american indian studies, american indian intellectuals, theory and methodology in american indian literary criticism, ethnic literature, race and representation

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • CINE 2203 - American Indians in Film
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Examines images of American Indians in films produced by, and about, Native peoples. Follows the creation of the Hollywood Indian from still-photography to contemporary motion pictures. Films are analyzed within historical, social, and artistic contexts, and examined in terms of the impact their images have exerted upon American society at large and Native communities in particular. Same as ETHN 2203.
  • ETHN 2203 - American Indians in Film
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Examines images of American Indians in films produced by, and about, Native peoples. Follows the creation of the Hollywood Indian from still-photography to contemporary motion pictures. Films are analyzed within historical, social, and artistic contexts, and examined in terms of the impact their images have exerted upon American society at large and Native communities in particular. Same as CINE 2203.
  • ETHN 3103 - Selected Topics in American Indian Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Examines a particular topic, theme, issue, or problem in American Indian Studies. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours on different topics. Recommended prerequisite: ETHN 2001 or ETHN 2203.
  • ETHN 4951 - Senior/Graduate Seminar in Ethnic Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Capstone experience in Ethnic Studies. Includes an independent research project and public presentation. Same as ETHN 5951.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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