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Susan Deer Cloud Presents Thursday March 3, 2011 at 7pm Clark Lounge

BRAIDING STARLIGHT IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH. 
Native Poet Susan Deer Cloud will read poems in affirmation and celebration of indigenous women and all women. Deer Cloud is an American Métis poet and fiction writer of Eastern European, Blackfoot, Mohawk and Seneca heritage. Deer Cloud has had poems, fiction, and non-fiction published in numerous magazines and literary journals, including American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Many Mountains Moving, Yellow Medicine Review, Rosebud, Identity Theory, Mid-American Review, Prairie Schooner, North Dakota Quarterly, Paterson Literary Review, Earth’s Daughters, Shenandoah, Ms., Pembroke Magazine, Quarterly West, To Topos, Chiron Review, Croton Review and The Greensboro Review. Her poems and stories have appeared in several anthologies, among them the multicultural anthologies Unsettling America and Identity Lessons and Native anthologies A Nation Within and Sister Nations: Native American Women Writers on Community. She has received Prairie Schooner’s Readers’ Choice Award and has twice been given First Prize in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Competition. She has done a guest editorship at Sojourner: The Women’s Forum. She coordinated readings with a group of poets called Binghamton’s Underground Poets, Wild Indians & Exuberant Others, Unc. (Unincorporated), and edited an anthology to accompany Underground readings she hosted in the city of Binghamton. Deer Cloud is the recipient of a New York State Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellowship, a Chenango County Council for the Arts Grant, and most recently a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature (Poetry).

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Brooke Hansen, Anthropology, 274-1735 or kbhansen@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

This event is co-sponsored by Anthropology, Writing, and Diversity Awareness Committee.

 



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