Keynotes & Invited Lectures

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

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. (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.

INVITED COURSE LECTURES

Shear, S.B. (October 2016). “Re-thinking elementary social studies narratives of Indigenous Peoples & Nations,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to elementary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (February 2016). “Problems and possibilities of teaching about Indigenous Peoples in elementary social studies,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to elementary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S. (February 2016). “Representations of Indigenous Peoples in social studies curricula: What is a teacher supposed to do?” Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH. Lecture to secondary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (September 2015). “Indigenous peoples, American settler colonialism, and civics for secondary social studies,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to secondary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (September 2015). “Using Indigenous counternarratives in elementary social studies,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to elementary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (April 2015). “Film literacy and elementary social studies,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to elementary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (February 2014). “Native America and the desensitization of modern U.S. culture,” University of New Mexico-Gallup, Gallup, NM. Lecture.

Shear, S.B. (December 2013). “Native America and the desensitization of modern U.S. culture,” Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. Lecture to secondary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (November 2011). “The problem with Thanksgiving: American Indian stereotypes and the elementary social studies narrative,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to elementary social studies preservice teachers.

Shear, S.B. (October 2011). “To be both savage and noble: Images of Indians in America,” University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture to education majors in required multicultural education course.