Publications | Presentations

Peer-Reviewed

With Wolfgang Hochbruck: “Les Pompiers de Notre-Dame.”

heroes. heroes. hero. E-Journal on Cultures of Heroic

Vol. 7, Iss.1, 2019, February 2020.  

“‘Something Tells Me This Protest Is Far From Over:’ The Power Of Indigenous Visual Art In The #NoDAPL Protests.”

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.

Reviews

With Eva Rüskamp: “Anthropocene Reading: Literary Theory in Geologic Times.

Thomas Hardy Society Journal / Golygydd, Thomas Hardy Journal a Hardy Society Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, Summer 2020, pp. 60-64. 

“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, 4 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 (Review.)

The Middle West Review

Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 2018.

Popular 

Innovators and Disruptors: 10 Indigenous Activists to Follow.

Impakter

21 Aug. 2019. 

Poetry

Reconciliation

Literature Today

Vol. 7, Jan. 2018.

Hunger

the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north

Vol. 10, No. 1, Dec. 2017. 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Better Alternatives On How To Be In The World: Healing in Métis Wonderworks.”

Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures

University of Klagenfurt, Austria, 17-19 Sep. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

 

“Strategies for Healing in Métis Dystopia Shadows Cast by Stars and The Marrow Thieves.” 

Imagining Alternatives - Speculative Fiction and the Political

Universität Augsburg, Germany, 10-12 Sep. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

“’Finding Direction:’ The Physicality of Trauma and Healing in Métis Wonderwork The Marrow Thieves.”

EUCOR Tri-national Ph.D. & M.A. Conference

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 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

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 27-29 May 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

 

The Only Color the Spirits Can See: Red in Artistic Installations Memorializing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Colors and Cultures - Couleurs et cultures

Université de Haute-Alsace, France, 14-16 Apr. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

 

“The Power of Indigenous Visual Art in the #NoDAPL Protests.

Sosiologipäivät 2020/Sociology Days 2020

Lapinyliopisto/University of Lapland, Finland, 26-27 Mar. 2020. 

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

“’Finding Direction:’ Strategies for Healing in Indigenous Dystopian Wonderworks.”

EUCOR Tri-national Ph.D. & M.A. Conference

Université de Strasbourg, 3-4 Apr. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

 

“‘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.”  

2019 Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference

Washington D.C., USA, 17-20 Apr. 2019.

“‘Myth vs. Evidence: Your Choice,’ or Intergenerational Trauma as Propaganda.”  

50th Anniversary Northeastern MLA Convention

Washington D.C., USA, 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, France, 5-6 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, Poland, 10 May 2018.

“Culturally Responsive Language Teaching for Indigenous Students in Canada.”

International Day for Teaching and Learning

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 9 Apr. 2018.

“Local, Global, and International Protests for Indigenous Rights and Protection of the Environment.”

32nd European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and 63rd British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Conference

King's College London, England, 4-7 Apr. 2018.

“‘Something Tells Me This Protest is Far From Over:’ The Power of Indigenous Visual Art in the #NoDAPL Protests.”

Precarious Representations

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 12 Jan. 2018.

“Healing and Reconciliation in Contemporary Gothic Indigenous Literatures from North America.”

9th Annual Freiburg-Queen Mary Doctoral Colloquium

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 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, Romania, 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, England, 3 Jun. 2017.

“Healing and Reconciliation in Contemporary Gothic Indigenous Literatures from North America.”

EUCOR Tri-national Ph.D. & M.A. Conference

University of Basel, Switzerland, 7 Apr. 2017.

GUEST LECTURES

"Outside in the Academy: Building Interdisciplinary Peer Support and Carrying the Burden of the Academia."

Who's Afraid of the Humanities? with Thilini Prasadika, 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 with Eva Rüskamp

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 30 Jun. 2020.

 

"Doing Research In and With First Nation Communities."

Trends and Methodology of North American Research

University of Helsinki, Finland, 27 Mar. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

"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, Finland, 25 Mar. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

"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, Finland, 24 Mar. 2020.

Postponed due to COVID-19 safety measures

“Studying Around the World.”

The Ph.D. Life with Joseph Krause, Episode 004, 11 Feb. 2019.

Windigos, Wingigog and Windikouk.”

Myth Reading Group

Centre for Myth Studies, University of Essex, England, 31 Oct. 2018​.

CONFERENCE PANELS

Organized

“Nachwuchsforum/Emerging Scholars’ Network/Réseau des jeunes chercheurs,” with Michelle Thompson and Franz Krause, and with Alisa Preusser, Paula von Gleich, Friederike Alm, and Miriam Tekath. 

41st Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries

Grainau, Germany, 14-16 Feb. 2020. 

“Performance and Activism: Environmental and Cultural Action, From Local Narratives to Global Contexts,” with Judith Eckenhoff and Julia Ruff.

32nd European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and 63rd British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Conference

King's College London, England, 4-7 Apr. 2018.

 

Chaired

Mapping Colonial Alterity with Carole Martin, Rosa Nowak, and Aleksandra Szczodrowski.

Fantastic Beasts, Monstrous Cyborgs, Aliens and Other Spectres: Exploring Alterity in Fantasy and Science Fiction

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 19-20 Oct. 2018. 

“People, Places, and Predators of (Dubious) Acclaim: Environmental Celebrity, Status, and Speech in Human and Non-Human North American History,” with Nicholas Blower, Colin Elder, and Karen Jones.

32nd European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and 63rd British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Conference

King's College London, England, 4-7 Apr. 2018.

“Red Power Rising: The Long 1968 in Native America,” with Reetta Humalajoki, Lucie Kýrová, and György Tóth. 

32nd European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and 63rd British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Conference

King's College London, England, 4-7 Apr. 2018.

PUBLIC READINGS

A Day With Yayah by Nicola Campbell

Kids' Story Time

Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg, Germany, 20 Jun. 2020.

 

What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses? by Richard Van Camp

Kids' Story Time

Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg, Germany, 19 Oct. 2019.

Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk

Kids' Story Time

Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg, Germany, 20 Jul. 2019.

SkySisters by Jan Bourdeau Waboose

Kids' Story Time

Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg, Germany, 16 Feb. 2019.

Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Kids' Story Time

Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg, Germany, 17 Nov. 2018.

RESEARCH WORKSHOPS

"Dynamics of Collective Narration: A workshop on contemporary factual narratives in their social contexts." 

With Dr Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King's College London), and Dr Ruth Page (University of Birmingham).

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 18-20 Jun. 2020.

"New Developments in Theory Lecture Series." 

“Temporality, Narrativity, and the Anthropocene,” with Dr. Elana Gomel (University of Tel Aviv)

Basel Universität, Switzerland, 5 Dec. 2019.

 

"CUSO (Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale.)" 

“Thinking with Oil and Water,” with Dr. Stephanie LeMenager (University of Oregon)

Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, 27 Sep. 2019.