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Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett (2021)
Book
Porter, J. (2021). Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett. London: Bloomsbury Press

This book examines the extraordinary life of Frank “Toronto” Prewett and the history of trauma, literary expression, and the power of self-representation after WWI. Joy Porter sheds new light on how the First World War affected the Canadian poet,... Read More about Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett.

Frank 'Toronto' Prewett (2020)
Journal Article
Porter, J. (2020). Frank 'Toronto' Prewett. War Poetry Review, 2020(1), 13-23

An excerpt from the Introduction to "Trauma, Primitivism, and the Making of Frank 'Toronto' Prewett" by Joy Porter, forthcoming from Bloomsbury.

Native American Indian freemasonry (2020)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2020). Native American Indian freemasonry. In F. Jacob, & H. Reinalter (Eds.), Masonic lodges and their impact in North and South America (71-89). Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann

Treatied spaces: North American indigenous treaties in global context (2019)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (in press). Treatied spaces: North American indigenous treaties in global context. In A. McGrath, & L. Russell (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Global Indigenous History. (1). Routledge

In 1928, the librarian and scholar Lawrence C. Wroth wrote of how he wished he had been poured “the strong wine” of Indian Treaties as a student instead of the “invincible mediocrity” of the duller literature on the colonial period. This chapter shou... Read More about Treatied spaces: North American indigenous treaties in global context.

Native America: A New Narrative (2019)
Other
Porter, J. (2019). Native America: A New Narrative

David Treuer’s new book reaches the reader garlanded in praise from the world’s most revered arbiters of taste. It is a New York Times bestseller; the paper admires the way it ‘suggests the need for soul-searching’. Vanity Fair likes its ‘hopeful vis... Read More about Native America: A New Narrative.

The power of metaphorical language in treaty diplomacy (2019)
Report
Hatton, H., & Porter, J. The power of metaphorical language in treaty diplomacy. UNESCO

Submitted to UNESCO World Report of Languages 2019 https://en.unesco.org/feedback/call-research-papers-within-context-2019-international-year-indigenous-languages

The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature (2018)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2018). The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature. In K. Corstorphine, & L. Kremmel (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature (45-60). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_4

Porter offers a fascinating exploration of the limitations of genre in relation to certain horror literature produced by authors who identify as American Indian. She explores the horror genre as a context within which the Native dispossession foundat... Read More about The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature.

The Story of Native North America (2017)
Other
Porter, J. (2017). The Story of Native North America

https://www.historytoday.com/reviews/story-native-north-america

Succotash (2015)
Journal Article
Porter, J. (2015). Succotash. Times Literary Supplement, 27