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Profile: Scott Richard Lyons

Title: Associate Professor
Degree:
Ph.D., Miami University  2000
Lyons

Contact Info

Office:

3527C Haven Hall

Phone:

734-936-5902

Uniqname:

lyonssr

email:

lyonssr@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Native American and global indigenous studies, colonial discourse, modernity

Secondary Interests

critical theory, rhetoric and composition, human-animal studies

Publications

Select recent publications:

"Actually Existing Indian Nations: Modernity, Diversity, and the Future of Native American Studies," American Indian Quarterly 35.3 (Summer 2011): 294-312.  

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

"'Indians' Constructed and Speaking," A Companion to American Literature and Culture. Ed. Paul Lauter. Malden, MA, and Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 206-220.

"There's No Translation for It: The Rhetorical Sovereignty of Indigenous Languages," Cross-Language Relations in Composition. Eds. Bruce Horner, Min-Zhan Lu, and Paul Kei Matsuda. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010. 127-141.

"The Science of the Indian," A New Literary History of America. Eds. Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2009. 317-321.

"The Fine Art of Fencing: Nationalism, Hybridity, and the Search for a Native American Writing Pedagogy," JAC 29.1-2 (2009): 77-105.
  • X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Additional Info

Lyons will be the Hunting Family Faculty Fellow at the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities during AY 2013-14. 

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