Contributions to Books


"Metaphysics, Myth, and Meaning: Wissensstrukturen in True Detective." Von Game of Thrones bis The Walking Dead: Interpretationen von Kultur in Serie. Ed. Timo Storck and Svenja Taubner. Heidelberg: Springer, 2017 (forthcoming).

"'Openings that Can't Be Closed': Patterns of Surveillance Culture in Siri Hustvedt's Novels." The Works of Siri Hustvedt. Ed. Johanna Hartmann, Christine Marks, and Hubert Zapf. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015 (forthcoming).

"Transgressive Television: Preliminary Thoughts." Transgressive Television: Politics and Crime in 21st-Century American TV Series. Ed. Birgit Däwes, Alexandra Ganser, and Nicole Poppenhagen. Heidelberg: Winter, 2015. (forthcoming).

(with Marc Maufort). "A Chorus of Ecological Voices: Enacting Nature in Contemporary Indigenous Performance." Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance. Ed. Birgit Däwes and Marc Maufort. Dramaturgies. Brussels: Peter Lang, 2014. 11-19.

"'My first business will be to make observations of things': First Nations Navigators and North Atlantic Triangulations." Narratives of Encounters in the North Atlantic Triangle. Ed. David Staines and Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2015. 19-40.

(with Karsten Fitz and Sabine N. Meyer). "Introduction." Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies: Native North America in (Trans)Motion. Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives vol. 1. New York: Routledge, 2015. 1-13.

"Stages of Resilience: Cultural Ecologies of Native North American Performance." Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance. Ed. Birgit Däwes and Marc Maufort. Dramaturgies. Brussels: Peter Lang, 2014. 21-45.

"Native American Landscapes on Canvas and Stage." Aspects of Transnational and Indigenous Cultures. Ed. Hsinya Huang. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2014. 31-46.

"'What happens when the vanishing race doesn't vanish?' Scenes of Native North American Historio/Biography." American Lives. Ed. Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2013. 77-110.

"Life Science and Life Writing: Notes for Discussion." American Lives. Ed. Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2013. 542-45.

"Performing Memory, Transforming Time: History and Indigenous North American Drama." Indigenous North American Drama: A Multivocal History. Ed. Birgit Däwes. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013. 1-15.

"'I don't write Native stories, I write universal stories': An Interview with Tomson Highway." Indigenous North American Drama: A Multivocal History. Ed. Birgit Däwes. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013. 141-55.

"Haunted Fiction: The Ghosts of Ground Zero." Beyond 9/11: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Twenty-First Century U.S. American Culture. Ed. Christian Kloeckner, Simone Knewitz, and Sabine Sielke. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2013. 341-58.

"Traumorama? The Pathological Landscapes of Richard Powers's The Echo Maker." Communicating Disease: Cultural Representations of American Medicine. Ed. Carmen Birkle and Johanna Heil. Heidelberg: Winter, 2013. 413-30.

"Die Semiotik der Populärkultur: Victor Flemings The Wizard of Oz (1939)." Was lehrt das Kino? 24 Filme und Antworten. Ed. Stefan Keppler-Tasaki and Elisabeth K. Paefgen. München: edition text & kritik, 2012. 121-45.

"'We don't know what the next sentence will be': Post-9/11 Narrative and the Labyrinths of Representing Terror." Terrorism and Narrative Practice. Ed. Thomas Austenfeld, Dimiter Daphinoff, and Jens Herlth. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2011. 145-55.

"'The Unseen World Intrudes As Though It Were Seen': Spiritual Coordinates of Identity in Contemporary Native American Performance." Religion in the United States. Ed. Jeanne Cortiel et al. Heidelberg: Winter, 2011. 227-42.

"The Witchcraft of Fiction Revisited: The Principle of 'Absent Presence' from Young Goodman Brown to Kermit the Frog." Living American Studies. Ed. Mita Banerjee, Carmen Birkle, Bärbel Höttges, Manfred Siebald, and Nicole Waller. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. 3-32.

"'We ARE the Canon': Image Sovereignty and Representational Resistance in Native American Drama (Lynn Riggs, Hanay Geiogamah, Bruce King)." Native American Studies across Time and Space: Essays on the Indigenous Americas. Ed. Oliver Scheiding. Heidelberg: Winter, 2010. 177-97.

"Web/Sites: Tomson Highway's and James Luna's Remappings of Space and Time." American Indian Performing Arts: Critical Directions. Ed. Hanay Geiogamah and Jaye Darby. Los Angeles: UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 2010. 39-54.

"Celluloid Recoveries: Cinematic Transformations of Ground Zero." Transnational U.S.-American Memories. Ed. Udo J. Hebel. Berlin: deGruyter, 2009. 285-310.

"Sound Tracks to the Frontier: Gender, Difference and Music in the American Road Movie." Dichotonies: Gender and Music. Ed. Beate Neumeier. Heidelberg: Winter, 2009. 321-39.

"'The Obliging Imagination Set Free': Repräsentation der Krise / Krise der Repräsentation in der U.S.-amerikanischen 9/11 novel." Nine Eleven: Ästhetische Verarbeitungen des 11. September 2001. Ed. Ingo Irsigler and Christoph Jürgensen. Heidelberg: Winter, 2008. 67-87.

"'How Native is Native if You're Native?': Deconstructions of Authenticity in Drew Hayden Taylor's Performative Project." Drew Hayden Taylor: Essays on his Works. Ed. Robert Nunn. Toronto: Guernica, 2008. 17-58.

"'Blank Fiction'? Identity, Representation, and the Unreliability of Cultural Memory in Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho and Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club." Cultural Memory and Multiple Identities. Ed. Rüdiger Kunow and Wilfried Raussert. Transnational and Transatlantic American Studies 5. Berlin: LIT, 2008. 161-84.

"James Luna, Gerald Vizenor, and the 'Vanishing Race': Native American Performative Responses to Hege(mne)monic Image Construction." Visual Culture Revisited: German and American Perspectives on Visual Culture(s). Ed. Ralf Adelmann et al. Köln: Herbert von Halem Verlag, 2007. 194-214.

"Local or Global? Negotiations of Identity in Drew Hayden Taylor's Plays," Global Challenges and Regional Responses in Contemporary Drama in English, ed. Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann, and Birgit Däwes. Trier: WVT, 2003. 217-31.

"'We are the Universe': Spiderwoman Theater als globales Projekt." Gender - Interkulturalität – Globalisierung. Ed. Renate von Bardeleben and Patricia Plummer. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag (forthcoming).