Selected Publications and Papers

  • “The Indian Who Bombed Berlin”: German Encounters in Ralph Salisbury’s Work – Modulating Modern Precariousness. Book article for A. Robert Lee and James Mackay, eds. Ralph Salisbury: Cherokee Modern, to be published in a special “Ralph Salisbury” edition of the online journal Transmotion, Spring 2020.
  • Nightland – No Country for Old Men?: Owens and McCarthy at Postmodern High Noon. Accepted for Joe Lockard and A. Robert Lee, eds. Louis Owens: Writing Land and Legacy. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, projected.
  • Speculative Liberty “with a Slant”: Decolonizing Sovereignty through Irony in Vizenor’s Treaty ShirtsPostcolonial Studies Association Newsletter, Spring 2018; newsletter theme: “Decolonising Speculative Fiction.”   (Online publication)
  • Performing Street Art: CityLeaks, Affiliation, and Transcultural Diaspora. In: Ilott, Sarah, Ana Cristina Mendes and Lucinda Newns, eds. New Directions in Diaspora Studies. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018 (forthcoming).
  • Generational Doubling as Eth(n)ic Narrative Strategy: Annie Proulx’s Barkskins and Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing. Paper for MESEA conference in Graz, May/June 2018. Conference theme: “Ethnicity and Kinship: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Family, Community, and Difference”; panel theme: “Mother(s) of Exile,” co-chaired by Page R. Laws and Cathy C. Waegner.
  • Consuming, Incarcerating, and “Transmoting” Misery: Border Practice in Gerald Vizenor’s Bearheart and Stephen Graham Jones’s The Fast Red Road. Transmotion 3.2 (Fall 2017), 1-29.
  • Gerald Vizenor’s Shimmering Birds in Dialog: (De-)Framing, Memory, and the Totemic in Favor of Crows and Blue Ravens. In: Däwes, Birgit and Alexandra Haucke, eds. Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity: The Gerald Vizenor Continuum. New York: Routledge, 2017: 102-116. ISBN 978-1-138-21175-9
  • Ghosting Globalization: Speculative Sovereignty and Asylum-Seeking in Gerald Vizenor’s Treaty Shirts. Paper for Postcolonial Studies Association conference in London, September 2017. Conference theme: “Globalisation.”
  • Fort Marion Prisoner Heads from CircumCaribbean to Museum. Paper for Southern American Studies Association (SASA) conference in Williamsburg/Virginia, March 2017. Conference theme: “Migrations and Circulations.”
  • Cultural Palimpsests on the Ethnic Shore: Re-functionalizing Seaside Forts. Presentation for Colloquium Series, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, 12 January 2017.
  • Rampaging Red Demons and Lumpy Indian Burial Grounds: (Native) Gothic-Postmodernism in Stephen Graham Jones’s All the Beautiful Sinners and Growing Up Dead in Texas. In: Stratton, Billy J., ed. The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones: A Critical Companion. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016: 194-217. ISBN 978-0-8263-5768-7
  • “Digging a hole in the water”: Re-functionalizing Seaside Forts on the Ethnic Shore. Submitted for publication in MESEA (Multi-Ethnic Society: Europe and the Americas) 2016 conference proceedings. Paper for MESEA conference in Warsaw/Poland, June 2016. Conference theme: “Cultural Palimpsests: Ethnic Watermarks, Surfacing Histories”; panel theme (chair Cathy C. Waegner): “Littoral Loopholes: Palimpsestic Trajectories on the Ethnic Shore, Parts 1 and 2.”
  • CityLeaks Cologne: Diasporic Figures of Color in Urban Spaces. Postcolonial Studies Association Newsletter, Summer 2016. (Online publication)
  • Consuming, Incarcerating, and “Transmoting” Misery: Border Practice in Gerald Vizenor’s Bearheart and Stephen Graham Jones’s The Fast Red Road. Paper for American Studies Association conference in Toronto/Canada, October 2015. Conference theme: “The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance”; panel theme: “In/cisions and De/cisions: Oppression and Resistance in Native and Latino American Border Narratives.”
  • Performing Street Art: CityLeaks, Affiliation, and Transcultural Diaspora.  Paper for Postcolonial Studies Association conference in Leicester/UK, September 2015. Conference theme: “Diasporas”; panel theme (chair Cathy C. Waegner): “Performing New Transcultural Diasporas.”
  • Mediating Indianness. Waegner, Cathy Covell, ed. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2015; American Indian Studies series, general editor: Gordon Henry Jr. ISBN 978-1-61186-151-8
  • “Buffalo Bill Takes a Scalp”: Mediated Transculturality on Both Sides of the Atlantic with William F. Cody’s Wild West, from Show to Hollywood and YouTube. In: Waegner, Cathy Covell, ed. Mediating Indianness. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2015: 45-72. ISBN 978-1-61186-151-8
  • Review of Joanna Hearne’s Smoke Signals: Native Cinema Rising. In: Kritikon Litterarum 2015: 42 (3-4): 292-299.
  • Ambassador Patricia R. Harris: Paving the Way for Barack Obama. In: Pultar, Mustafa, ed. Kültürötesi Bir Gezgin: Gönül Pultar’a Armağan Kitabı – A Transcultural Wanderer: A Festschrift for Gönül Pultar. İstanbul: Tetragon Yayınları, 2014: 303-326. ISBN 978-605-87262-1-5 (This volume is also available under the English title only.)
  • Blackface Minstrelsy and Ethnic Identity as Globalized Market Commodities. In: Pultar, Gönül, ed. Imagined Identities: Identity Formation in the Age of Globalization. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2014: 124-138. ISBN  978-0-8156-3342-6
  • Transculturality and Perceptions of the Immigrant Other: “From-Heres” and “Come-Heres” in Virginia and North Rhine-Westphalia. Waegner, Cathy Covell, Page R. Laws, and Geoffroy de Laforcade, eds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4438-2695-2
  • Bildung(sroman): Ethnic Transformations at School in North Rhine-Westphalia, Virginia, Pécs, and Autobiographical Novels. In: Waegner, Cathy Covell, Page R. Laws, and Geoffroy de Laforcade, eds. Transculturality and Perceptions of the Immigrant Other: “From-Heres” and “Come-Heres” in Virginia and North Rhine-Westphalia. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011: 106-133. ISBN 978-1-4438-2695-2
  • Bodies and Hybrid Tropes: Border Crossings in Recent Films. In: Davis, Rocio G., et al., eds. Aesthetic Practices and Politics in Media, Music, and Art: Performing Migration. New York: Routledge, 2010: 48-65. ISBN 978-0-415-88290-3
  • Ruthless Epic Footsteps: Shoes, Migrants, and the Settlement of the Americas in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy. In: Nyman, Jopi, ed. Post-National Enquiries: Essays on Ethnic and Racial Border Crossings. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009: 91-112. ISBN 10-1443905939, ISBN 13-978-1443805933
  • Voicing Virginia’s “Naturals”?: Alterity and the Old-World Reception of Malick’s The New World. In: Alexander, W.H., et al., eds.Voices from within the Veil: African Americans and the Experience of Democracy. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008: 23-45. ISBN 10-1847186254; ISBN 13-978-1847186256
  • Migration Matters, Even 400 Years Later: Ethnicity in the 1607-2007 Jamestown Jubilee. In: Alexander, W.H., et al., eds. Voices from within the Veil: African Americans and the Experience of Democracy. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, 349-361.  ISBN 10-1847186254; ISBN 13-978-1847186256
  • Performing Postmodernist Passing: Nikki S. Lee, Tuff, and Ghost Dog in Yellowface/Blackface. In: Raphael-Hernandez, Heike; Steen, Shannon, eds. AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics. New York: New York University Press, 2006: 223-244. ISBN 0-814-7775-810
  • Rap, Rebounds, and Rocawear: The “Darkening” of German Youth Culture. In: Raphael-Hernandez, Heike, ed. Blackening Europe: The African American Presence. New York: Routledge, 2004: 171-185. ISBN 0-415-94399-X
  • Liberating Metaphorical Sites: Morrison, Winfrey, and the Popularizing of the “All-Black” Oklahoma Settlements. In: Phillips, Kimberley L.; Pinson, Hermine D.; Thomas, Lorenzo; Wallinger, Hanna, eds. Critical Voicings of Black Liberation. Münster: LIT, 2003: 11-25. ISBN 3-8258-6739-0
  •  Literature on the Move: Comparing Diasporic Ethnicities in Europe and the Americas. Marcais, Dominique; Niemeyer, Mark; Vincent, Bernard; Waegner, Cathy, eds. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2002. ISBN 3-8253-1405-7
  • “Utopia” and Holocaust, Recovery and Desecration: African American and German Jewish Cemeteries as Cultural Texts. In: Marcais, Dominique; Niemeyer, Mark; Vincent, Bernard; Waegner, Cathy, eds. Literature on the Move: Comparing Diasporic Ethnicities in Europe and the Americas. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2002: 121-130. ISBN 3-8253-1405-7
  • Company brochures in German and English, or Why native speakers are still needed for high-profile translation: Interactive Exercise. In: Forner, Werner, ed. Fachsprachliche Kontraste oder: Die unmögliche Kunst des Übersetzens. Frankfurt: Lang, 2000: 83-93. ISBN 3-631-36033-9
  • Toni Morrison and the ‘Other’-Reader: Oprah Winfrey and Marcel Reich-Ranicki as Mediators? In: Fischer-Hornung, Dorothea; Raphael-Hernandez, Heike, eds. Holding Their Own: Perspectives on the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States. Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2000: 169-179. ISBN 3-86057-739-5
  • From Faulkner to Morrison: “Jazzing Up” the American Nobel Prize Heritage. Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik. 27.107: Nobelpreis. September 1997: 68-91.

See also:

Mediating Toni Morrison in Germany