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Director's Seminar: Indigenous Environmental History and Its Relevance to Future Prosperity (2022)
Digital Artefact
Porter, J. (2022). Director's Seminar: Indigenous Environmental History and Its Relevance to Future Prosperity

The world is grappling with a number of widespread and indeterminate risks that we ourselves created. Perhaps the most fundamental risk to our wellbeing as the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds is Natural Producer Extinction- the irreversible loss... Read More about Director's Seminar: Indigenous Environmental History and Its Relevance to Future Prosperity.

Treatied space: North American indigenous treaties in a global context (2021)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2021). Treatied space: North American indigenous treaties in a global context. In A. McGrath, & L. Russell (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Global Indigenous History (259-278). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315181929

All communities and individuals living on North American land are, in a geo-political sense, ‘treaty people’ and attention to treaty history is vital to the challenge of addressing the profound environmental, technological, and resource-use changes o... Read More about Treatied space: North American indigenous treaties in a global context.

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

In Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021), Joy Porter examines the extraordinary life of Frank “Toronto” Prewett and the history of trauma, literary expression, and the power of self-repre... Read More about Podcast: Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett.

The Making of Frank 'Toronto' Prewett: Poetry, Trauma and Identity (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Porter, J. (2021). The Making of Frank 'Toronto' Prewett: Poetry, Trauma and Identity. [British Library Player Archive]. Performed at London. 15 June 2021. (Unpublished)

Drawing from her new biography, Trauma, Primitivism, and the First World War: The Making of Frank ‘Toronto’ Prewett, Joy Porter explores the extraordinary life of this Canadian veteran, poet and exceptional man of letters, and the history of trauma,... Read More about The Making of Frank 'Toronto' Prewett: Poetry, Trauma and Identity.

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.

Settlers in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Indigenous Power in Early America (2020)
Book
Prior, C. (2020). Settlers in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Indigenous Power in Early America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108883979

The aim of this short book is to foreground Native American conceptions of sovereignty and power in order to refine the place of settler colonialism in American colonial and early republican history. It argues that Indigenous concepts of sovereignty... Read More about Settlers in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Indigenous Power in Early America.

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

Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America (2019)
Journal Article
Prior, C. (2019). Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America. Journal of early American history, 9(2-3), 93-117. https://doi.org/10.1163/18770703-00902013

This paper offers a critical reflection on the appropriateness of ‘settler colonialism’ as an analytic category for understanding the political dynamics of early America. It argues that the paradigm’s focus on the elimination of the native obscures t... Read More about Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America.

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.

Plenary lecture: Who Fights for Canada as the Climate Changes? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Porter, J. (2019, April). Plenary lecture: Who Fights for Canada as the Climate Changes?. Presented at British Association for Canadian Studies Annual Conference, 2019, The Eccles Centre for American Studies, London

This lecture addresses what is amongst Canada’s greatest challenges as the twenty-first century progresses – climate change and issues linked to the environment. The overall objective is to suggest that aspects of Canada’s self-image and self-represe... Read More about Plenary lecture: Who Fights for Canada as the Climate Changes?.

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

Progressivism and Native American Self-Expression in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth century (2014)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2014). Progressivism and Native American Self-Expression in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth century. In G. D. Smithers, & B. N. Newman (Eds.), Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Setller Colonialism in North America (273-296). Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press

This book chapter opens a broad and rewarding analytical window into late nineteenth and early twentieth century identity struggles by introducing the idea of equalling Native American Indian persistence with Native American Indian resistence.

Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness (2014)
Book
Porter, J. (2014). Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA: Bison books

"In Native American Environmentalism the history of indigenous peoples in North America is brought into dialogue with key environmental terms such as "wilderness" and "nature." The conflict between Christian environmentalist thinking and indigenous v... Read More about Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness.

Place and Native American Indian history and culture (2007)
Book
Porter, J. (2007). J. Porter (Ed.). Place and Native American Indian history and culture. Bern; Oxford: Peer Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften

Review «Place remains a native concept rich with political meaning for North American culture as a whole, and for the world as a whole. This volume undertakes a broad and deep exploration of what the sense of place has meant in specific Indian cultu... Read More about Place and Native American Indian history and culture.