A Hieroglyphic of Feathers': Genealogies of the Quill in Indian Country

Danielle Skeehan

Oberlin College

Danielle Skeehan is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Oberlin College where she specializes in early and nineteenth-century American literature. Her work has appeared in journals such as The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, The Appendix, The Journal of the Early Republic, and is forthcoming in Early American Studies. She is currently working on a book manuscript titled The Fabric of Empire: Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850.


Danielle Skeehan, in “A Hieroglyphic of Feathers,” brings together indigenous studies, Black Atlantic studies, and material culture studies, to consider the material practices at the heart of representing indigeneity.... [ view full abstract ]


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P34 » Native Media Ecologies (08:30 - Friday, 23rd March, Enchantment F)

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