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Kirby Brown

Around the O profile: Professor Kirby Brown.

Kirby Brown’s research and teaching areas include Native writing from the late eighteenth century to the present, Indigenous critical theory, and nation/nationalism and sovereignty/self-determination studies. His current research project, Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Early Twentieth Century Cherokee Writing, examines how four Cherokee writers variously remembered, imagined and enacted Cherokee nationhood in the period between Oklahoma statehood in 1907 and tribal reorganization in the early 1970s. (Kirby Brown’s profile).