Laidlaw Research Poster: Borders and Boundaries in the Native American Literature of Leslie Marmon Silko

A poster outlining the conclusions I have drawn from two summers spent researching borders and boundaries in the work of contemporary Native American author Leslie Marmon Silko.

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Gráinne Sexton

Undergraduate researcher , School of English, Trinity College Dublin

Student of English Literature and History at Trinity College Dublin. My research explores the nature of borders and boundaries in the literature of Native American communities, with a particular focus on the work of contemporary author Leslie Marmon Silko. The project has thus far involved collaboration with leading scholars of Native American studies from across the United Kingdom and United States. I am additionally writing a final-year dissertation on the depiction of Indigenous strategies of resistance to environmental injustice in the work of Silko.