287IUS Independent Study
North American Literatures
• 18th, 19th and early 20th century literary and cultural studies
• Native American studies/Native American literatures
• Global, multi-ethnic intellectual histories & intellectual spheres of influence
• The histories of imperialism, colonization and de-colonization
• Oral traditions, non-alphabetic writing systems, and their relationship to alphabetic literacy and writing
• Philosophies of language
• Multiculturism, critical race theory, post-colonial/anti-colonial theory
Mathews, John Joseph. Old Three Toes and Other Tales of Survival and Extinction. Edited, annotated & with an afterword by Susan Kalter. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015.
Mathews, John Joseph. Twenty Thousand Mornings: An Autobiography of John Joseph Mathews. Edited, annotated & introduced by Susan Kalter. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012.
Hsu, Hsuan and Susan Kalter, eds. Two Texts by Edward Everett Hale: “The Man without a Country” and Philip Nolan’s Friends. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2009.
Kalter, Susan, ed. Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations: The Treaties of 1736-62. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2006.
Brown, Barry, Christopher Conway, Rhett Gambol, Susan Kalter, Laura Ruberto, Tomas Taraborrelli, and Donald Wesling, eds. Bakhtin and the Nation. Bucknell Review 43.2 (1999). Introduction by Susan Kalter, Laura Ruberto, Tomas Taraborrelli and Donald Wesling.
Kalter, Susan. "A Savagist Abroad: Anti-Colonial Theory and the Quiet Violence in Twain’s Western Oeuvre.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language 53.1 (Spring 2011): 26-113.
Kalter, Susan. “Clothing The Prairie in Furs: The International Trade Contexts of Cooper’s Western Novel.” Western American Literature 43.2 (Summer 2008): 148-178.
Kalter, Susan. “A Student of Savage Thought: The Ecological Ethic in Moby-Dick and Its Grounding in Native American Ideologies.” ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 48.1-2 (2002): 1-40.
Kalter, Susan. “John Joseph Mathews’ Reverse Ethnography: The Literary Dimensions of Wah’Kon-Tah.” SAIL 14.1 (Spring 2002): 26-50. Reprint in Native American Writing: Critical Assessments. Volume II. 2011.
Kalter, Susan. “ ‘America’s Histories’ Revisited: The Case of Tell Them They Lie.” American Indian Quarterly 25.3 (Summer 2001): 329-351.
Kalter, Susan. “ ‘Chickamauga’ as an Indian-Wars Narrative: The Relevance of Ambrose Bierce for a First-Nations-Centered Study of the Nineteenth Century.” Arizona Quarterly 56.4. (Winter 2001): 57-82. Reprint in Short Story Criticism, Vol. 244, 2017.
Kalter, Susan. “The Last of the Mohicans as Contemporary Theory: James Fenimore Cooper’s Philosophy of Language.” James Fenimore Cooper Society Miscellaneous Papers 11. (August 1999): 1-14.
Kalter, Susan. “The Path to Endless: Gary Snyder in the mid-1990s.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language 41.1 (Spring 1999): 16-46.
“An Interview with Susan Kalter.” Oral History Interview with Susan Kalter. Topic: The career and archive of John Joseph Mathews. Interview conducted by Karen Neurohr. Chicago. 30 June 2013. Spotlighting Oklahoma Oral History Project. Oklahoma Oral History Research Program, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, 2015.https://dc.library.okstate.edu/digital/collection/Spot/id/614/rec/1
Innocent, Antoine. Mimola: or, The Story of a Casket (1906), translation and afterword by Susan Kalter. Normal, Illinois: Undiscovered Americas Series, 2018.
Corneille, Pierre. Médée: Pierre Corneille's Medea (1635) in English translation. Bloomington, Illinois: Susan Kalter, publisher, 2016.