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Publications & Presentations 

Peer-Reviewed

“Alexie, Sherman,”  “Leslie Marmon Silko: Ceremony,” “James Welch: Fool’s Crow,” “Treuer, David,” and “Zitkála-Šá.” In Twentieth Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, DeRoche, Linda (ed.) ABC-CLIO, 2021, pp. 20-22, 218-221, 395-397, 1189-1190, 1294-1296. 

“Elisabeth Bouzonviller, Louise Erdrich : Métissage et écriture.” RANAM: Recherches anglaises et nord-américaines, Vol. 52: "Borders and Spaces in the English-Speaking World,"  pp. 137-138. 2019. 

Innovators and Disruptors: 10 Indigenous Activists to Follow.” Impakter, 21 Aug. 2019. 

“‘Something Tells Me This Protest Is Far From Over:’ The Power Of Indigenous Visual Art In The #NoDAPL Protests.” In ExRe(y): Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North American Literature and Visual Culture, Kimak, Isabella & Julia Nikiel (eds.) New Americanists in Poland, Peter Lang, 2019.

“Birth, Death, Healing: Cycles and Repetitions in Tomson Highway's Kiss of The Fur Queen.” University of Bucharest Review, Vol. 7, Iss. 1: "Birth, Death, and Rebirth: Regeneration as Text," 2018. 

“Insatiable Hunger for Indigenous Flesh, Cultures, and Lands: Colonialism as a Ravenous Monster in Monkey Beach and Kiss of the Fur Queen.” Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis, Iss. 3: "Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright," Spring 2018.

 

“Sara Sue Hoklotubbe's Sadie Walela Mystery Series.” Transmotion, Vol. 4, No. 2, Dec. 2018.

“Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North American Literature and Visual Culture.” U.S. Studies Online, 04 Jul. 2018. 

“The Artist and ‘Indian Buff: Frederick Weygold, Artist and Ethnographer of American Indians.” Transmotion, Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2018.

“Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience, dir. by Audrey Geyer.” The Middle West Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 2018.

Upcoming publications

“The Commodification of The Windigo, a Traditional Algonquian Monster." In The Television Series Supernatural.” In Monsters with a Thousand Faces: Adaptations of Literary Horrors.  Darowski, Joseph J. & John Darowski (eds.) University of Michigan Press.

“Do You Have a Little Native American in Your Story?” In I'm Already Dead: Essays on The CW’s iZombie and Vertigo’s iZOMBIE, Szanter, Ashley and Jessica K. Richards (eds.) McFarland Publishing. 

Guest Lectures

"Echos, formes et reflets : Richesse et diversité des littératures francophones autochtones et amérindiennes." Les Conférences de la Maison Française, University of Wisconsin-Madison French House, 12 Feb. 2024.

“'it was never going to be okay:' Reflections on translating decolonial poetry from one settler language to another.“ FRIT Research Seminar, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 22 Feb. 2023. 

 

“Grandir en Lorraine, Vivre en Alsace.“ UW French Club, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 06 Mar. 2023.

 

“Outside in the Academy: Building Interdisciplinary Peer Support and Carrying the Burden of the Academia.“ Who's Afraid of the Humanities?, Episode 6, 19 Sep. 2020. 

 

“Warriors Then and Now: Native American Women in American Politics.“ Running in 2020: Women Rising & the American Politics of Change, University of Freiburg, 30 Jun. 2020.

 

“Doing Research In and With First Nation Communities.“ Trends and Methodology of North American Research, University of Helsinki,  27 Mar. 2020. 

“Cinema as a Strategy for Healing in Recent Short Films by Students at the IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe.)“ Indigenous Arts Circle: Moving Image, University of Helsinki, 25 Mar. 2020.  

“Eighteenth-Century Views of Native Americans.“ Ideologies and Religions: Thomas Jefferson and the Enlightenment's Concept of Nature, Political Ideology, and Progress, University of Helsinki, 24 Mar. 2020. 

“Studying Around the World.” The Ph.D. Life, Episode 004, 11 Feb. 2019.

Windigos, Wingigog and Windikouk.“ Myth Reading Group, Centre for Myth Studies, University of Essex, 31 Oct. 2018​.

Conference Presentations

“‘The Only Color the Spirits Can See:’ Red in Artistic Installations Memorializing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.” Colors and Cultures, Université de Haute-Alsace, 13-15 Apr. 2021.

“Creating and Maintaining Support for Students’ Mental Health during Online Teaching.” 52nd NeMLA Convention, Philadelphia, 11-14 Mar. 2021. 

“‘I have just been dealing with so much’: Creating and Maintaining Support for Students’ Mental Health during Online Teaching.” The GAAS in 2030: Imagining Future Practices of Critical Diversity in American  Studies, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, 12 Oct. 2020. 

“'Finding Direction:' Strategies for Healing and Survivance in Contemporary Indigenous Wonderworks.“ #ECRvcon: First Early Career Researchers' Virtual Conference, What Are YOU Going to Do With THAT? podcast, University of Haifa, 24 Sep. 2020. 

“Better Alternatives On How To Be In The World: Healing in Métis Wonderworks.” Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures, University of Klagenfurt, 17-19 Sep. 2020. 

 

“Strategies for Healing in Métis Dystopia Shadows Cast by Stars and The Marrow Thieves.” Imagining Alternatives: Speculative Fiction and the Political, Universität Augsburg, 10-12 Sep. 2020. 

“’Finding Direction:’ The Physicality of Trauma and Healing in Métis Wonderwork The Marrow Thieves.” EUCOR Tri-national Ph.D. & M.A. Conference, University of Freiburg, 14 Aug. 2020. 

 

“Local, Global, and International Protests for Indigenous Rights and Protection of the Environment.” Bridging Research, Policy and Activism for Environmental Justice in Times of Crises, University of Freiburg, 27-29 May 2020. 

 

“The Power of Indigenous Visual Art in the #NoDAPL Protests.” Sociology Days 2020, University of Lapland, 26-27 Mar. 2020.  

“’Finding Direction:’ Strategies for Healing in Indigenous Dystopian Wonderworks.” EUCOR Tri-national Ph.D. & M.A. Conference, Université de Strasbourg, 03-04 Apr. 2020.  

 

“‘Remember, Resist, Redraw:’ The Power of Indigenous Visual Art in Pipeline Protests.” Narratives of (Un)sustainability: Assessing U.S. Oil Culture, Université de Lausanne, 27-28 Sep. 2019.

Reversing the Tropes in Drew Hayden Taylor’s Night Wanderer: Colonial Vampirism and Land as Redemption.” Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference, Washington D.C., 17-20 Apr. 2019.

“‘Myth vs. Evidence: Your Choice,’ or Intergenerational Trauma as Propaganda.” 50th Anniversary Northeastern MLA Convention, Washington D.C., 21-24 Mar. 2019.

“We Don’t Cross the Border, It’s the Border That Crosses Us.” Negotiating, Subverting, Reconfiguring Borders in the English-Speaking World, Université de Strasbourg, 05-06 Oct. 2018.

“‘Something Tells Me This Protest is Far From Over:’ The Power of Indigenous Visual Art in the #NoDAPL Protests.” Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, 10 May 2018.

“Local, Global, and International Protests for Indigenous Rights and Protection of the Environment.” 32nd European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Conference, King's College London, 07 Apr. 2018.

“‘Something Tells Me This Protest is Far From Over:’ The Power of Indigenous Visual Art in the #NoDAPL Protests.” Precarious Representations, University of Freiburg, 12 Jan. 2018.

“Healing and Reconciliation in Contemporary Gothic Indigenous Literatures from North America.” 9th Annual Freiburg-Queen Mary Doctoral Colloquium, University of Freiburg, 24 Nov. 2017.

“Birth, Death, Healing: Cycles and Repetitions in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the Fur Queen.”19th Annual International Conference of the English Department, University of Bucharest, 10 Jun. 2017.

“The Algonquian Windigo As an Allegory of On-Going Colonial Violence in Recent Indigenous Gothic Fiction.” Transnational Monstrosity in Popular Culture, York St John University, 03 Jun. 2017.

“Healing and Reconciliation in Contemporary Gothic Indigenous Literatures from North America.” EUCOR Tri-national Ph.D. & M.A. Conference, University of Basel, 07 Apr. 2017.

Posters

“Anti-Racist and Decolonial Pedagogies in the French Classroom.” Teaching and Learning Symposium: Fostering Belonging, Bridging Divides, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 18 May 2023.

“Culturally Responsive Language Teaching for Indigenous Students in Canada.” International Day for Teaching and Learning, University of Freiburg, 09 Apr. 2018.

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