Amanda Zink Publishes Chapter on Indian Boarding Schools
September 19, 2022
Amanda Zink, Associate Professor of English, has published a chapter on student writing at the federal Indian boarding schools, "Syncretic Modernism in The Chemawa American.” At the invitation of the editors, Zink contributed this chapter to the just-released Routledge Handbook of North American Indigenous Modernisms.
The collection explores Indigenous lives, literatures, and cultural productions in North America from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across a wide array of historic, geographic, social, political, and literary-cultural contexts. Zink’s chapter focuses on 1920s writing by students at the Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Oregon.
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