Hall Center For The Humanities


Carter Revard
English, Washington University-St. Louis

"From Dinosaurs to Hummingbirds: American Indian Sovereignty, European Mini-States, and United States Energy Policies"
Past Seminars : American Seminar

Wed., Oct. 23, 2002, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Pine Room, Kansas Union
Carter Revard, born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, is Osage on his father's side. He was brought into the Thunder gens and given his Osage name by the tribal elders and his grandmother, Ms. Josephine Jump in 1952. One of seven children, he completed his first eight grades in a one-room country school, working as a janitor, farmhand, and greyhound trainer through high school. He earned degrees from the University of Tulsa, from Oxford, on a Rhodes scholarship, and from Yale. Since 1961 he has taught at Washington University in St. Louis.

His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in many literary magazines and in anthologies. He has two collections of poetry published by the Cottonwood Arts Foundation and Point Riders Press in Norman, Oklahoma. His work has appeared in the University of Arizona Press Sun Track Series. This work includes the award-winning book An Eagle Nation. He recently published Winning the Dust Bowl.

Co-sponsored by:
The University of Kansas Department of English
Center for Indigenous Nations Studies
American Studies Program
First Nations Student Association
American Studies Association of Graduate Students
Multicultural Resource Center
Haskell Indian Nations University College of Arts and Sciences

October 23, 2002
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Pine Room, Kansas Union
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