Publications and Presentations
With Birgit Däwes, editors. Teaching Native Literatures and Cultures in Europe. Würzburg, K&N, 2018.
Contributions to Peer-Reviewed Journals
"Laughing in the Dark: Weird Survivance in the Works of Bunky Echo-Hawk and Daniel McCoy Jr." Transmotion vol. 5, no. 2, 2019, pp. 45-62,.
with. "Fragmentary Transmissions: On the Poetics, Practice, and Futurism of Listener." Future History: Indigenous Futurisms in North American Visual Arts, special issue of World Art vol. 9, no. 2, 2019, pp. 183-203, .
"Removed to the Signifier: Utopia in Stephen Graham Jones’s the bird is gone: a monograph manifesto (2003)." Imaginaries of the Future 03: Utopia at the Border, special collection of Open Library of the Humanities (OLH), vol. 4, no. 1, 2018, pp. 1-31,.
"‘I HAVE SEEN THE FUTURE AND I WON’T GO’": The Comic Vision of Craig Strete’s Science Fiction Stories." Studies in American Indian Literatures (SAIL), vol. 29, no. 4, 2017, pp. 76-101.
"Indigenous Futurisms in North American Indigenous Art: The Transforming Visions of Ryan Singer, Daniel McCoy, Topaz Jones, Marla Allison, and Debra Yepa-Pappan." Indigenous Futurism, special issue of Extrapolation, vol. 57, no. 1-2, 2016, pp. 117-50.
Contributions to Journals
"Seeds of a Future World: Science and Technology in the Digital Art of Elizabeth LaPensée." COPAS (Current Objectives in Postgraduate American Studies), vol. 18, no. 1, 2017, pp. 1-29, copas.uni-regensburg.de/article/view/272.
Peer-reviewed Book Chapters
"Indigenous Futurist Film: Speculation and Resistance in Jeff Barnaby’s Rhymes for Young Ghouls and File Under Miscellaneous." Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Bridging the Solitudes, Palgrave Macmillan, edited by Amy J. Ransom and Dominick Grace, 2019, pp. 151-65.
"Characters Sous Rature: Death by Writing and Native Survivance in Stephen Graham Jones’ Ledfeather." A Critical Companion to the Fiction of Stephen Graham Jones, edited by Billy J. Stratton, U of New Mexico P, 2016, pp. 151-73.
Contributions to Books
"Retelling the European Fairy Tale: A Comparative Reading of Nalo Hopkinson's 'Riding the Red' and 'Red Rider.'" African Americans: Free at Last? Equal at Last?, special issue of LWU: Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht no. 3/4, edited by Jutta Zimmermann, 2020, pp. 199-209.
"Ecstatic Vision, Blue Ravens, Wild Dreams: The Urgency of the Future in Gerald Vizenor’s Art." Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity: The Gerald Vizenor Continuum, edited by Birgit Däwes and Alexandra Hauke, Routledge, 2017, pp. 145-55.
"Towards a Postcolonial Pragmatics of Anglophone North American Indigenous Literatures: Linguistic Liberation of the Reader as a Decolonizing Act." Pragmatic Perspectives on Postcolonial Discourse: Linguistics and Literature, edited by Christoph Schubert and Laurenz Volkmann, Cambridge Scholars, 2016, pp. 171-93.
Rev. of The Word, the Text, and the Indian: Global Dimensions of Native American Literature, by Scott Richard Lyons (editor). Amerikastudien / American Studies vol. 63, no. 3, 2018,.
"One of Them Now, Finally: Stephen Graham Jones’s Mongrels." Rev. of Mongrels, by Stephen Graham Jones, Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB), 18 Feb. 2017,.
Rev. of The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America, by Thomas King. Amerikastudien / American Studies vol. 59, no. 4, 2014,.
With Verena Adamik. "," , podcast by Verena Adamik, ep. 3, 25 May 2019.
"ICFA, Indigenous Futurisms – And Monsters." Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IIF) Blog: An Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace Production, 18 April 2018,.
"Why You Should Read Gerald Vizenor’s Upcoming Novel Native Tributes." American Studies Blog. University of Lüneburg, 9 May 2018..
"" (public talk). Initiative for Indigenous Futures, hosted by AbTeC (Aboriginal territories in Cyberspace) and Obx Lab, Concordia University, Montréal, QC, 2 Nov. 2017.
Presentations and Invited Lectures
With Svetlana Seibel. "Indigenous Popular Culture in North America" (workshop). 66th Annual Meeting of the German Association for American Studies (GAAS): U.S.-American Culture as Popular Culture, University of Hamburg, Germany, June 13-15, 2019.
"Worlding the Chthulucene: Sustainable Environments in Indigenous Digital Media." The 40th American Indian Workshop (AIW): Indigenous Economies: Sustenance, Sustainability and Sovereignty, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznán, Poland, April 24-27, 2019.
"(Un)Worlding Colonialism: Indigenous Futurisms and the Unsettling of SF in Virtual Reality." Worlding SF: Building, Inhabiting, and Understanding SF Universes, Graz University, Graz, Austria, Dec. 6-8, 2018.
"Tomorrow People": The Future Imaginary in Indigenous North American Literatures, Arts and New Media." Invited Lecture, University of Potsdam, Germany, July 12, 2018.
"‘Being a werewolf isn’t just teeth and claws’: Indigenous Futurisms and the Monstrous." The 38th International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA): 200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley, Orlando, FL, March 14-18, 2018.
"‘The following story should be true’: Representing History in Indigenous Futurisms." 39th Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS): HIStories, Grainau, Germany, Feb. 16-18, 2018.
With Birgit Däwes and Ingrid Gessner. "Teaching (Alternative) Futurity and the Archives of Tomorrow: Educational Strategies of Dissent in Museums" (roundtable). American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting: Pedagogies of Dissent, Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-12, 2017.
"Indigenous Border Crossings: Revisiting Mohawk History in the Digital Age in TimeTraveller™." The 14th Graduate Student Conference of the Young Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries: Canada Across Borders – Cross-Cultural Perspectives, University of Konstanz, July 7-9, 2017.
"Facing the Future: Activism and Renewal in the Art of Bunky Echo-Hawk." The 38th American Indian Workshop (AIW): The Art of Resistance & Resurgence, Goldsmiths University of London, July 4-6, 2017.
"Colors of Indigenous Cyberpunk: Representing Skin in the Neo(n)colonial Worlds of Red Spider White Web and File Under Miscellaneous." The Twenty-Fifth Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS): American Colors – Across the Disciplinary Spectrum, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, May 22-24, 2017.
"‘The gun was unfired’: Un-winding the Weird Epic in Stephen Graham Jones’ The Fast Red Road, A Plainsong (2000)." The 38th International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA): Fantastic Epics, Orlando, FL, March 22-26, 2017.
"Imagining the Future in North American Indigenous Arts and Literatures." Postgraduate Forum (PGF) of the German Association for American Studies (GAAS/ DGfA), University of Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 6-8, 2016.
"Future Reservations/ Reservations of the Future: Conceptualizing the Border in Stephen Graham Jones’s Speculative Fiction." Utopia at the Border: The Fourth Symposium of the Imaginaries of the Future Research Network, University of Regensburg, Germany, Sep. 20-22, 2016.
"Re-writing European Fairy Tales: Nalo Hopkinson’s Speculative Fiction." African Americans: Free at Last? Equal at Last?, Landesfachtag, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, Sep. 17, 2016.
"‘I HAVE SEEN THE FUTURE AND I WON’T GO’: Trickster Discourse as Decolonial Humor in Craig Strete’s Science Fiction Stories." American Indian Workshop (AIW), University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, May 25-28, 2016.
"Zukünftigkeit in der indigenen Kunst Nordamerikas." Minderheiten und Migration in Europa und Amerika im Spiegel von Kunst, Literatur, Medien, Kinderhörspiel und Graphic Novel (lecture series, Europa-Universität Flensburg), Flensburg, Germany, May 3, 2016.
"Indigenous Futurisms: Decolonizing the Mechanics of Wonder in Contemporary North American Indigenous Art." The 37th International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA): Wonder Tales, Orlando, FL, March 16-20, 2016.
"Indigenous Futurisms: Imagining Alternate Futures in North American Indigenous Arts and Literatures." Ph.D. retreat, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany, Feb. 17-18, 2016.
"Ecstatic Vision, Blue Ravens, Wild Dreams: The Urgency of the Future in Gerald Vizenor’s Art." Native North American Survivance and Memory: Celebrating Gerald Vizenor, Vienna, Austria, June 20-23, 2014.