Inter-American literature, life narratives, women writers of the Americas, Indigenous literatures and cultures, stories and storyworlds, nation and narration, gender, equity, diversity and inclusion in postsecondary education.


“ ‘This Story Needs a Witness’: The Imbrication of Witnessing, Storytelling, and Resilience in Lee Maracle’s Celia’s Song.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 30. 3/4 (Fall/Winter 2018): 151-178.

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    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

     Writing on and of Contested Lands: A Life Narrative of the Black Hills” for the session on  “Life Writing on Contested Ground.” Modern Languages Association. Seattle, Washington. January 2020. 


    Modern Language Association

    International Autobiography Association

    International Autobiography Association, Chapter of the Americas

    Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures

    Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

    Society for the Study of Narrative Literature

    Phi Beta Kappa

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