Critical Encounters Series: Alanna Hickey “Translating the Cherokee Hymn”

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 11:45am to 1:15pm

Alanna Hickey is Assistant Professor of English. Her research and teaching focuses on intersections between early American literatures, poetry and poetics, Native American and Indigenous studies, and settler colonial studies. She is currently working on a book manuscript that uncovers the central role of poetry in Native American expressive cultures before the Native American Renaissance of the 1960s.
CRITICAL ENCOUNTERS highlights new scholarship in the field of American Studies, bringing together Yale faculty and graduate students as well as other scholars and artists to present work in progress and promote interdisciplinary conversations around the diverse aspects of the American experience locally, nationally, and globally.