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Dennis Tedlock

Dennis Tedlock

SUNY Distinguished Professor
McNulty Chair in the Poetics Program
Research Professor of Anthropology

Office: 540 Clemens Hall
Phone number: (716) 645-3422
E-mail address: dtedlock@buffalo.edu

Interests

Transcultural poetics, translation, image and text, indigenous verbal arts of the Americas

field research: the Koasati of Louisiana, the Zuni of New Mexico, the indigenous Hawaiians of Kaua'i, the Mopán Maya of Belize, and the K'iche' Maya of Guatemala.

Current Courses

Spring 2015

Eng 407 - Books of the Ancient Mayas

T Th        11:00 - 12:20
Reg. No. 23973

Eng 563 - Native American Autobiography

Wednesday 12:30-3:10, Clemens 540
Registration Numbers:  (A)  21528   (B)  21529

Fall 2014

ENG 698 ~ APY 515 –  CROSS-CULTURAL POETICS
Wednesday 3:30-6:10, Clemens 538
Registration Numbers:  (A) 23622   (B)  23623

ENG 377A - MYTHOLOGIES OF THE AMERICAS
T Th  9:30 - 10:50
Reg. No.  19130

Selected Publications

  • An Archaeology of Architecture: Photowriting the Built Environment
  • Breath on the Mirror: Mythic Voices & Visions of the Living Maya
  • Days from a Dream Almanac
  • Finding the Center: The Art of the Zuni Storyteller
  • Popol Vuh: The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life
  • Rabinal Achi: A Mayan Drama of War and Sacrifice
  • Teachings from the American Earth: Indian Religion and Philosophy (with Barbara Tedlock)
  • The Spoken Word and the Work of Interpretation