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Annette Trefzer <email@example.com>
University of Mississippi
|Address:||Department of English
University of Mississippi
University, Mississippi 38677
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Southern-Lit
Former Reviewer for H-Southern-Lit
|Reviews:||Growing up: Boomers, Hipsters, GenXers, and the New Southern Studies
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Employment History and Education
2005- Associate Professor of English, University of Mississippi
1999-05 Assistant Professor of English, University of Mississippi
1995-99 Assistant Professor of English, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
1994-95 Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Tulane University
1993-94 Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies, Bilkent University, Turkey
1992-93 Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Tulane University
1992 Ph.D. Tulane University, Department of English,
(American Literature and Literary Theory)
1985 M.A. English, Tulane University
1985 Magister in English (German equivalent of M.A.)
Universität Hamburg, Germany
Transculturations: Ethnographic Fictions in the Global South, in progress
Disturbing Indians: The Archaeology of Southern Fiction. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007.
Edited Books and Journals
Global Faulkner. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. Eds. Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie. Forthcoming 2008.
“Global Contexts, Local Literatures: The New Southern Studies.” Special issue of American Literature 78.4 December 2006. Eds. Annette Trefzer and Kathryn McKee.
Journal x: A Journal in Culture and Criticism, University of Mississippi, 2001 – 04. Eds. Annette Trefzer and Karen Raber.
Reclaiming Native American Identities. Native American Symposium Proceedings. Eds. Annette Trefzer and Robin L. Murray. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 1998.
Articles and Book Chapters (since 2000)
“Andrew Lytle’s Conquest Narratives.” The Sea is History: Exploring the Atlantic. Ed. Carmen Birkle and Nicole Waller. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter. Forthcoming 2008.
“Southern American Indian Literature” The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Vol 9. Literature. Ed. James G. Thomas. University Press of Mississippi. Forthcoming 2008.
“Preface: Global Contexts, Local Literatures: The New Southern Studies.” American Literature 78.4 (December 2006): 677-690.
“The U.S. South in Global Contexts: A Collection of Position Statements” American Literature 78.4. (December 2006): 691-92.
"Imperial Discourses in Caroline Gordon's Green Centuries." Mississippi Quarterly 57.1 (Winter 2003- 2004). Special Issue: Postcolonial Theory, the U.S. South and New World Studies. 113-122.
"On Postmodern Self-Positioning: Teaching Zora Neale Hurston's Tell My Horse." Approaches to Teaching Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and Other Works. Ed. John Lowe. MLA. Forthcoming.
"Tracing the Natchez Trace: Native Americans and National Anxieties in Eudora Welty's 'First Love.'" The Mississippi Quarterly 55.3 (Summer 2002): 419-440.
"Postcolonial Displacements in Faulkner's Indian Stories of the 1930s." Faulkner in the 21st Century. Eds. Robert Hamblin and Don Kartiganer. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2002. 68- 88.
"Possessing the Self: Caribbean Identity in Zora Neale Hurston's Tell My Horse." African-American Review 34.2 (Summer 2000): 299-312.
Conferences Hosted and Organized
Southern American Studies Association. “Blues Tunes/Blues Texts: Music, Literature and Cultures of the Global South.” University of Mississippi. Oxford, MS. February 15-17, 2007.
Third Native American Symposium. “Stealing/Steeling the Spirit: American Indian Identities.” Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Durant, OK. November 11 -13, 1999.
Second Annual Native American Symposium. “The Beating/Beading of Many Hearts: Reclaiming Native American Cultuers” Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Durant, OK. November 14-15, 1997.
The First Annual Native American Symposium. “Speaking Aloud/Allowed: Native American Voices, Past, Present and Future.” Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Durant, OK. November 8-9, 1996.
Selected Conference Papers (since 2000)
“Eudora Welty: Global Connections.” Panel Chair. American Literature Association. Boston, MA. May 23-27, 2007.
“What’s so Funny about Erasing Indians from the Southern Literary Canon?” Native American Literature Symposium. Saginaw, MI. March 7 – 11, 2007.
"Framing the Poor: Race, Class, and Katrina." German-American Studies Association (DGfA) Göttingen, Germany. June 8 - 11, 2006.
"Native American Issues and Eudora Welty's Fiction." American Literature Association Conference, Boston, MA. May 26 29, 2005.
“Who was an Indian and Who was a Negro?” Zora Neale Hurston’s Indians. American Studies Association. Atlanta, GA. November 2004.
"Imperial Discourses in Caroline Gordon's Green Centuries." ALA/ SSSL Symposium on "Postcolonial Theory, the U.S. South, and New World Studies." Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, December 12-15, 2002.
"I'm white! White, I tell you!": Caroline Gordon's Indian Captivity Narrative and White Southern Culture." 23rd Annual Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association. Albuquerque, February 2002.
"Holy Smokes and Santiago: Inca Indians in Andrew Lytle's Alchemy." Forth Native American Symposium. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma. November 2001.
Session Chair: The Native American South: New Disciplinary and Imaginary Intersections." MLA, New Orleans, December 2000.
Introduction to Literary Studies; American Literature Surveys; Postmodern American Literature; African-American Literature; Southern Literature; Ethnic American Literature; American Life and American Literature; The Fifties ; Ancient Humanities, Modern Humanities, College Composition: Honors Composition; Advanced Expository Writing; Writing about Literature, Writing about Native America (Liberal Arts), Silko and Erdrich (Honors); Writing in the Wake of Katrina (Liberal Arts)
Colonial Discourse and Postcolonial Theory; Women in the Global Postcolonial South; Polarize in Order to Polemicize: Zora Neale Hurston and Richard Wright; Introduction to Literary Study; Indians in Southern Literature; American Captivity Narratives; Literary Theory in Practice.
Southern American Studies Association (President 2007 – 09)
Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL board member)
American Studies Association
Modern Language Association
ASAIL: Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures
Eudora Welty Society
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society