Keynotes & University Lectures

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

Shear, S.B. (November 2018). “Manifesting destiny: Representations of Native peoples and nations in U.S. history and civics state-level standards,” Transforming teaching and learning about American Indians (Event title), National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Washington, D.C.

Shear, S.B. (September 2018). “Towards transformation: Taking a critical look at how we need to change social studies curriculum,” Indigenous Peoples’ curriculum day & teach-in (Event title), National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Washington, D.C. Event co-sponsored by D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice.

Shear, S.B. (June 2018). “Confronting settler social studies: Problems and possibilities for taking responsibility to teaching about/to Indigenous peoples in K–12 history & civics education,” Expanding, correcting, and unearthing: Influencing the public’s understanding of Iowa’s history (Event title), Iowa State University, Des Moines, IA.

INVITED UNIVERSITY LECTURES

Shear, S.B. (February 2022). “Unravelling settler structures in education: Why it matters,” University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

Shear, S.B. (October 2018). “Settler social studies: K-12 curriculum and the (attempted) erasure of Indigenous peoples and nations in U.S. history and civics education,” Diversity Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Shear, S.B. (September 2018). “Confronting difficult histories: Blurring researcher-teacher-student identities to engage in transformational dialogues,” The Pennsylvania State University STAR Series, Altoona, PA.

Shear, S.B. (March 2018). “Unsettling settler narratives: Problems and possibilities for taking responsibility to teaching about/for Indigenous peoples in K-12 social studies,” Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.

Shear, S.B. & Miller, M. (November 2016). “Why didn’t I learn about Native American history in school?,” Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Shear, S.B. (September 2016). “Indigenous Peoples & Turtle Island,” FiGi Program, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Shear, S.B. (November 2015). “American colonialism’s violent narratives: Indigenous inclusions and exclusions in K-12 social studies education,” Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.

Shear, S.B. (October 2014). “Hegemony (un)bound: Representations of Indigenous peoples in K-12 U.S. history standards,” The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA.

Shear, S.B. (September 2014). “Hegemony (un)bound: Representations of Indigenous peoples in K-12 U.S. history standards,” Interinstitutional Center for Indigenous Knowledge, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.

Shear, S.B., Knowles, R., & Soden, G. (November 2012). “Social studies standards and Native America,” Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

Shear, S.B. (July 2012). “Native America & western expansion in the United States,” The Korea-America Student Conference, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.