Lakota-Dakota stories focus of Oscar Howe lecture Explore the meanings of Lakota-Dakota stories as illustrated in art at The University of South Dakota's 16th Annual Oscar Howe Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. This year's lecturer is University of New Mexico associate professor of art history, Dr. Joyce M. Szabo. The lecture will take place in Farber Hall of Old Main and will be followed by a public reception at the USD Native American Cultural Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
Dr. Szabo earned her doctorate with a specialization in Native American Art from the University of New Mexico and served on the faculty of Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, before becoming the Curator of American Art at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk. Szabo joined the faculty of the University of New Mexico Department of Art and Art History in 1988.�
Dr. Szabo has published widely on Native American art, especially on 19th-century plains drawings. Her book, Howling Wolf and the History of Ledger Art, was published in 1994.
and an anthology she edited, entitled Painters, Patrons, and Identity, appeared in 2001.