Monthly Archives: October 2013


Upcoming Event:


November 20th:          


The History of Thanksgiving,
with Winona LaDuke


Hendrix Theatre,  6pm


Sponsored by Epsilon Chi Nu, SAB,
ECNAO, Sigma Omicron Epsilon and LWCC.

American Indian UNC System Faculty Forum

The first American Indian UNC System Faculty Forum will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. November 11, at the Friday Institute, Centennial Campus, at NC State University. The primary goal of the event is to promote networking and collaboration among American Indian faculty at the UNC member institutions and ultimately to assist in retaining American Indian faculty. For additional information, and to register for the forum, go to Questions may be addressed to Susan Faircloth, associate professor of education at NCSU, at 919-515-6249 or


First thesis defense of the semester

 On behalf of the MTL faculty, I would like to congratulate Loretta Johnson Elliott for successfully defending her thesis on the “Ethnic Bildungsroman,” a study of the coming-of-age narrative as illustrated by The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros; The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie; and American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang.