Indigenous Narratives: Global Forces in Motion (An Introduction)

  • Eman Ghanayem University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Rebecca Macklin University of Leeds

Abstract

The guest editors' introduction to the Spring/Summer 2019 special issue.  

Author Biographies

Eman Ghanayem, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Eman Ghanayem is a PhD Candidate in English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research examines Palestinian and American Indian literatures, and the larger context of global indigenous and refugee narratives, through a framework of interconnected settler colonialisms and comparative indigeneities. Eman can be reached at e.ghanayem@gmail.com.

Rebecca Macklin , University of Leeds

Rebecca Macklin is a PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Leeds and was 2017-18 Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher in English at Cornell University, where she was affiliated with the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program. Her research is focused on Native American and South African literary engagements with capitalism, (de)coloniality, and environmental justice and she has had writing published in Native American and Indigenous Studies and Wasafiri. She is interested in how the arts can be used as a tool for youth empowerment and has facilitated participatory arts workshops for young people in South Africa, as a project facilitator with Changing the Story (https://changingthestory.leeds.ac.uk/) and board trustee for the Bishop Simeon Trust (http://www.bstrust.org/).

 

 

Published
2019-07-01
How to Cite
Ghanayem, E., & Macklin , R. (2019). Indigenous Narratives: Global Forces in Motion (An Introduction). Transmotion, 5(1), 1-10. Retrieved from https://journals.kent.ac.uk/index.php/transmotion/article/view/789