Other Publications

Please see my CV for a complete list of publications


Refereed Journal Articles

“White Settler Death Drives: Settler statecraft, White Possession, and Multiple Colonialisms under Treaty 6,” Cultural Studies 33 (2019): forthcoming.

“‘The Depth of the Plough’: Settler Hauntings and Pioneer Lies,” Settler Colonial Studies 9 (2019): forthcoming. Co-authored with Travis Wysote.

Killjoys, Academic Citizenship, and the Politics of Getting Along,” TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 37 (2017): 187-208. Co-authored with Heather Igloliorte, Alice Ming Wai Jim, Erin Morton, Charmaine A. Nelson, Cheli Nighttraveller, AJ Ripley, Carla Taunton, and Tamara Vukov with Susan Cahill and Kristy Holmes.

Not a Vacation, But a Hardening Process: The Self-Empowerment Work of Therapeutic Craft in Nova Scotia,” Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research 6 (2014): 773-789.

Commemorative Expectations: The Mixed-Economy Model of the Maud Lewis Painted House Preservation, 1970-1998,” Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region 43, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2014): 3-34.

Ordinary Affects: Maud Lewis and the Social Aesthetics of the Everyday,” Journal of Canadian Art History 34, no. 2 (Spring 2014): 80-107.

Bordering the Vernacular: J. Russell Harper and the Pursuit of a ‘People’s Art,’” Journal of Canadian Art History 34, no. 1 (Fall 2013): 86-125.

The Object of Therapy: Mary E. Black and the Progressive Possibilities of Weaving,” Utopian Studies (Pennsylvania State University Press) 22, no. 2 (2011): 321-340.

Structuring Knowledges: Caching Inuit Architecture through Igloolik Isuma Productions,” Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (Texas A&M University-Commerce) 29, no. 1 (2010): 58-69. Co-authored with Taryn Sirove.


Refereed Book Chapters

“Romancing the Land: The Journals of Knud Rasmussen and the Circumvention of Colonial Landscapes,” in First Takes, Fourth World: Global Indigenous Film, eds. Ernie Blackmore, Kerstin Knopf, and Wendy Pearson, forthcoming.


“Rural,” in Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment, eds. Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, and Patricia Yaeger. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017. 300-306.

“Rethinking Relevance: Studying the Visual in Canada,” in Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014. 3-20. Book introduction co-authored with Lynda Jessup and Kirsty Robertson.

“Preposterous Histories of the Present,” in Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014. 21-30.

“On Collectivity: Caching Igloolik Video in the South,” in Reverse Shots: Indigenous Film and Media in an International Context, eds. Susan Knabe and Wendy Pearson. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014. 199-217. Co-authored with Taryn Sirove.

Precarious Life: On Dwelling, Mobility, and Artistic Intervention,” in Habitus of the Hood, eds. Hans Skott-Myhre and Chris Richardson. Chicago and Bristol, UK: University of Chicago Press and Intellect Ltd., 2012. 67-94. Co-authored with Sarah E.K. Smith.

“‘Eight Days Before the Election’: Politicians, Culture Industries, and Folk Art in Nova Scotia,” in The Sixties in Canada: A Turbulent and Creative Decade, ed. M. Athena Palaeologu New York and Montreal: Black Rose Books, 2010. 340-362.

“cache: Provisions and Productions in Contemporary Igloolik Video,” in Global Indigenous Media: Cultures, Practices and Politics, eds. Pamela Wilson and Michelle Stewart. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. 74-88. Co-authored with the Cache Collective (Taryn Sirove, Lindsay Leitch, Emily Rothwell, Andrea Terry, and Michelle Veitch).