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Chickasaw scholar Dr. Traci Morris, of Phoenix will present Indian Country: Crossing the Digital and Media Divide 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8 at East Central University’s Estep Multimedia Center.
Dr. Morris, who has a doctorate in American Indian Studies, is an expert in new media and telecommunications issues in Indian Country.
She is currently serving a two-year appointment to the Federal Communications Commission Consumer Affairs Commission, representing tribal interests.
Her professional work encompasses all areas of Native American art and media, from the auditory to the visual to the digital realm.
Dr. Morris has taught college courses, authored books and articles, presented numerous professional papers, worked with Native media makers, artists and galleries, written a college-accredited curriculum in Native American new media, and has advocated for digital inclusion at the Federal Communications Commission and on Capitol Hill.
Dr. Morris was a panelist for the 2009 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Forum.
The event is presented by the Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities and ECU’s Chickasaw Clemente Humanities Class. A reception will be conducted immediately following the program.
For more information, contact Laura Clark, Chickasaw Nation humanities and literary arts manager at 580.272.5520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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