Among Ghost Dances: Sarah Winnemucca and the Production of Tribal Identity

Comparative Literature Lecture Series
Oct 15, 2018
12:15 PM to 01:15 PM
102 Kern

Mark Rifkin, University of North Carolina

Mark Rifkin is Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program and Professor of English at UNC Greensboro. He is the author of six books: Fictions of Land and Flesh: Blackness, Indigeneity, Speculation (forthcoming, Duke UP); Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination (Duke UP, 2017); Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance (U of MN Press, 2014); The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination (U of MN Press, 2012); When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty (Oxford UP, 2011); and Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space (Oxford UP, 2009). He also co-edited the award-winning special issue "Sexuality, Nationality, Indigeneity" and he has served as president of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.

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