Fulbright Scholar to Join English Dept in September 2020
Writer, publisher, and indigenous American activist Laura Clark will be joining the Department of English in September 2020 as a Fulbright Scholar for four months, with her scholarship fully funded by the Fulbright Commission. Laura will offer a seminar on Native American writing, contribute to Creative Writing classes and readings, curate an exhibition, and undertake research on Native American-Irish connections.
Laura Marshall Clark is an enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She is a scholar, author, editor, independent curator, and Native business owner.
Laura currently manages the Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art touring exhibition, now exhibiting at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Arts (MoCNA). She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science at East Central University in OKlahoma, and a MA in Native American Studies from the University of Oklahoma.