Research Discussion: Constellating a Matrix of Stories: A Cultural Rhetorics Approach to Decolonizing Knowledge Construction

In this discussion, Dr. Jaquetta Shade-Johnson (Cherokee Nation) will share her work in cultural rhetorics that focuses on her tribal clan identity and the erasure of Indigenous women’s stories in archival records to highlight how cultural rhetorics is a relation-building research framework for decolonizing knowledge construction.

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Tuesday, February 2 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Students, Academic, Diversity, Faculty, Research

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Diversity, Education, Diversity Initiatives




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Dr. Jaquetta Shade-Johnson is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Missouri, where she teaches courses in rhetoric and composition, Indigenous literature, digital storytelling, and Native American and Indigenous studies. Her research at the intersections of cultural rhetorics, Indigenous studies, and environmental humanities is primarily focused on how Indigenous communities make meaning through rhetorical, embodied, and storied relationships with the land. She currently serves as chair of the 2020 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Nominating Committee, in addition to serving on the editorial collective as a founding editor for Spark: a 4C4Equality Journal, a digital, open-access, peer-reviewed journal addressing activism in writing, rhetoric, and literacy studies.

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