Brian Gillis

Brian Gillis



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Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

“No Language But Her Own”: Trans(p)la(n)ting Red English in the Writing of Zitkala-Ša,” The Futures of American Studies Institute, Dartmouth College, 2014-2015

“Words as Monuments along the Way”: Memory and Monument in Simon Pokagon’s Queen of the Woods, or O-gî-mäw-kwě mit-i-gwä-kî, Modern Language Association panel on “Native Literary Chicago,” Chicago, Ill. January 2014

“How Does One Seek the Words?”: Textual Recursions and Suspended Translations in Zitkala-Ša’s American Indian Stories.” Pacific Modern Language Association, University of California, San Diego, November 2013

Red English.” American Indian Issues Today. Ed. Russell M. Lawson. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2013. pp. 180-186.

“The Little Book of Memoirs”: Authentic Orality and Textual Assimilation in D'Arcy McNickle's The Surrounded, The 27th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Conference, March 2012 

“A Key into the Language of America: The Transindigenous in Roger Williams’ Red English” John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, July 2011

“Translating Grounds: Interpreting the Interpreters in Colonial Native America” Pacific Modern Language Association, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, November 2010



Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1B/17 Reading and Composition: Walking America Reading and Composition
Fall, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1B/1 Reading and Composition: Walking America Reading and Composition
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1B/14 Reading and Composition: Literary Cartography Reading and Composition

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