Ph.D., Cornell University.
M.A., Cornell University.
B.A., Oberlin College.
Areas of Focus:
Nineteenth-Century American literatures & cultures; American Indian literatures & cultures
Bethany Schneider specializes in nineteenth-century American literatures with teaching and research interests in American Indian studies, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, slavery, childhood and concepts of citizenship and belonging. Her published and forthcoming essays include: “The Consummate Hermaphrodite,” “Thus, Always: Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln;” “’Not for Citation: Jane Johnston Schoolcraft’s Strategies of Synchronic Presence;” “Oklahobo: Following Craig Womack’s Native American Queer Studies;” and “Boudinot’s Change: Boudinot, Emerson and Ross on Cherokee Removal.”
Writing as Bee Ridgway, she is the author of The River of No Return, a novel forthcoming from Dutton in April, 2013. For more about Bee Ridgway and The River of No Return: www.beeridgway.com/
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254: Subjects and Citizens
268: Native Soil
270: American Girl
309: Native American Literature
330: Writing Indians
359: Dead Presidents