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Julie Pearson-Little Thunder: Profile

Professional Information

Faculty Rank

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Oral History, Native Theater, Playwriting

Education

Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.A., University of Oregon

How Can Julie Help You?

Native Art
Playwriting
Oral History 

Professional Service

Oklahoma State University

  • Native American Staff and Faculty Association
  • Women's Faculty Council

OSU Library

  • Wellness Committee, Edmon Low Library Staff Association

Selected Publications & Presentations

Publications

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. (2016). A Life Made with Artists: Doris Littrell and the Oklahoma Indian Art Scene. Oklahoma City, OK: The RoadRunner Press.

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. (2011). Acts of Transfer: The 1975 and 1976 Productions of Raven and Body Indian by Red Earth Performing Arts Company. In S. E. Wilmer (Ed.), Native American performance and representation (110-122).  Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. (2007). Acts of Transfer: The 1975 and 1976 Productions of Raven and Body Indian by Red Earth Performing Arts Company. In S. M. Magelssen & A. Haugo (Eds.)., Querying difference in theatre history (114-125). Newcastle, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Presentations

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. & Siddons, L. (2016). "Native Artists Speak: Oral History as a Resource for Education and Advocacy in the Arts," Paper presentation, Oklahoma Arts Conference, Stillwater, OK.

Pearson-Little Thunder. (2015). "As My Ancestors Did: Native Artists’ Oral Histories of Reclaiming Identity through Art," Paper presentation, Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL.

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. (2013). "Turning Oral History Transcripts into Performance Texts," Workshop presentation, Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK.

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. (2012). "Courageous Acts," Workshop presentation, Southwest Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Pearson-Little Thunder, J. & Finchum, T. (2012). "Community Oral History Projects," Workshop presentation, International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums, Tulsa, OK.

Oral History Performances