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Restoring Respect in Indian Country & Beyond

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - November 2 @ 8:00 pm

Restoring respect for the earth and its inhabitants calls for an examination of the linkages between the natural environment, good health, sustainable economic development, culture and social change, as a reflection of shared aspirations for a decent life.

This conference focuses on a great variety of governance issues from the perspectives of fairness, justice, and equity in Indian Country and beyond. Papers that inform analytical theory and/or “normative” or ethical frameworks from all disciplines and interdisciplinary perspectives and across all paradigms are encouraged.

In addition to the conference theme, the conference committee welcomes proposals addressing a broad array of topics. If your research and/or teaching deals with social justice, social inequities and/or equities, or fairness, but you focus on areas other than those delineated here, we would welcome your presentation and see it as an opportunity to deepen our understanding. We are interested in a diversity of cross-national, comparative, regional, domestic and local perspectives that may focus on discrete issues, policies, practices/processes, organizations and individuals.

Please submit proposals for individual papers, panels of 3-4 papers, or colloquia (discussion of topics), or posters.

Selected tracks include, but are not limited to the following:
Good Medicine
Bad Medicine
Bridging (straddling two or more cultures simultaneously)
Economic Development
Policies of the U.S Federal Government
Settler societies
Truth & Reconciliation Commissions: 1869 “Peace Policy”
Tribal/State Relations
Two Spirits
Urban Indians
U.S. Presidents

Tentative Conference Schedule:
Social Inequity/Equity Learning:
Restoring Respect in Indian Country & Beyond

Date: October 31-November 2, 2018
Arrive: October 31 (Registration 4:00-8:00 pm) / Welcome Reception (6:00 pm)

November 1-2:
Plenary Opening
Scholarly Panels
Luncheons *Daily* with speakers
—-Receptions each evening

For More information please contact:
Event Chair:
Dr. Elizabeth Overman
Email: eoverman@uco.edu

Event Coordinator(s):
Joshua D. Woosypitti
Email: Joshua.Woosypitti@gmail.com
or jwoosypitti@uco.edu

Roberta Botello
Email: rbotello@uco.edu


October 31 @ 4:00 pm
November 2 @ 8:00 pm


University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034 US
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