Kalenda Eaton


Kalenda Eaton is an associate professor in the Clara Luper Department of African & African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Her scholarship focuses on Black women’s narratives, the American West, and historical fiction. Eaton is a Fulbright Scholar and has received funding from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Social Science Research Council to support her research.

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    M. Florine Démosthène, But I Have To, collage on paper, 44 x 60 in. / Courtesy of the artist A djeli (commonly known as a griot) is a West African storyteller who is the keeper of oral t…