Billy J. Stratton
20th/21st century American/Native American literature and poetics, Indian captivity narratives, ecocriticism, continental philosophy, and film studies.
PhD, University of Arizona
"Deterritorialization, Pure War, and the Consequences of Indian Captivity in Transnational Colonial Discourse,"Rhizomes (forthcoming, Winter 2012).
""el brujo es un coyote": Taxonomies of Trauma in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian." Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 67.3 (2011): 151-172.
With Frances Washburn, "The Peoplehood Matrix: A New Theory of American Indian Literature," Wicazo Sa Review, 28.1 (2008): 82-118.
Buried in Shades of Night: Contested Voices, Indian Captivity, and the Legacy of King Philip's War, University of Arizona Press, 2013.