October 5, 2023

Professor Emeritus Ron Welburn has announced a number of achievements recently:

Cited in Patricia Rubertone’s Native Providence: Memory, Community, and Survivance in the Northeast. U Nebraska P, 2023, 102.

Quoted by Melanie Benson Taylor. Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause. U of Georgia P, 2012. 91, 242.

Participated in the Phosphorescence Poetry Reading: Tell It Slant, with poets Catherine-Esther Cowie and Aldo Amparán. Emily Dickinson Museum. Webinar. 28 September 2023.

Made a Panel Presentation.

  • “Reclaiming Urban Indians in Nineteenth-Century New England and the Greater Northeast:  
  • Research Methods for Case Studies,” at the Dublin Seminar 2023: For New England Folklife. Indigenous Histories in New England:
  • Pastkeepers and Pastkeeping. Historic Deerfield. 24 June 2023. Accepted for Dublin Seminar 2023, to be published in spring 2024.

Welburn also reports that his three 2022 doctoral recipients from the Graduate Program in American Studies have landed jobs: Hazel Gedikli was promoted to a fulltime Faculty Specialist position at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa; in June she and her husband welcomed a son to their family. Jodie Childers is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Writing Program at Tulane University. And Air Force veteran Damien Weaver, while still teaching at Oregon State, also joined the US Naval Reserve as a part-time Public Affairs Officer.