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Dupris, Joseph

Visiting Asst Professor

Positions

Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • My research addresses issues around tribal language research, with a focus on analyzing language, race, and nation in projects that sustain the integrity of tribal polities. I work with tribal communities to document, analyze, and revitalize traditional knowledge(s),

keywords

  • Native American language, language revitalization, community-based research, race, critical race theory

Teaching

courses taught

  • ETHN 1023 - Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Introduces critical terms, issues, and questions that inform the discipline of American Indian Studies. Examines "historical silences" and highlights how American Indian scholars, poets, and filmmakers use their work to address/redress historical subjects, and represent their Native communities.
  • LING 4100 - Perspectives on Language
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Provides extended critical examination of a few selected issues, chosen each term for their general interest and relevance, e.g., the relation between language and thought, or human language vs. animal languages, and computer languages. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours, provided topics vary. Recommended prerequisite: LING 2000.
  • LING 5800 - Open Topics in Linguistics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Various topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Offered intermittently depending on student demand and availability of instructors. Contact the department office for information. May be repeated up to 9 credit hours.
  • LING 7800 - Open Topics in Linguistics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Various topics not normally covered in the curriculum; offered intermittently depending on student demand and availability of instructors. Contact the department office for information.