Open Lecture: Successes and Challenges in Portraying Jamestown; Native Americans and the English Colonists in Film - 14:30~, Kinenkan, 2F, #1
主催：鶴見大学 文学部 国際交流委員会
Buck Woodard is a cultural anthropologist specializing in historical and applied research, with a primary focus on the ethnohistory and ethnology of indigenous North America. His research interests include cosmology, historical linguistics, kinship and marriage, political economy, and world-systems theory. His historical research and collaborative experiences have appeared in peer review journals such as American Nineteenth Century History (2016) and Historical Archaeology (2009), as well as reviewed in popular media such as Slate (2014) and The Washington Post (2014). Recent work in material culture research include a fellowship (2014) to study objects at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, and a visiting position (2015-17) at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, as the co-curator for the exhibition Building the Brafferton: The Founding, Funding, and Legacy of America’s Indian School (2016-17). Exhibition partnerships included the Canadian Museum of History, Library of Canada, Library of Congress, the Gilcrease Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Archives, among others. Previously, Dr. Woodard directed the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s American Indian Initiative (2008-2016) and Historic Jamestowne’s Indigenous Chesapeake (2009-2014). Both programs were applied public anthropology, utilizing ethnographic fieldwork and civic engagement to collaborate with state-recognized and federally acknowledged American Indian communities. Project partners included the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Pamunkey Indian Tribe, and the Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.
Buck Woodard has also made contributions to American Indian representations in film, television, and theatre. In 2004 he was the animateur for Academy Award winner Terrence Malik’s The New World, which won the Kodak Award for Best Cinematography. Other project credits are advisor and line-producer for WGBH/Boston PBS, including with NOVA’s Pocahontas Revealed (2007), and program development and advisorial work for the History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian Channel, and the Travel Channel. He cast, co-wrote, and produced four one-act stage performances (2009-2015) with notable American Indian actors Wes Studi (Avatar, Dances with Wolves, Geronimo), Irene Bedard (Disney’s Pocahontas, Into the West, Smoke Signals), and Zahn McClarnon (Fargo, Longmire, The Son) among others. Woodard’s most recent work in television (2017) is with Carnival Production’s SKY 1 channel in the United Kingdom, where he serves as a historical consultant for Jamestown.