Publications and Presentations

 Edited Collections

 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, article/view/548/1643.

with Suzanne Kite. "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,

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. "Native North American Archives of the Future with K. Baudemann," Talking American Studies, 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.

"Indigenous Future Imaginaries and the Question of Utopia" (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.