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Katie Kane

University of Montana
Associate Professor
Missoula, Montana
Katie Kane is a professor of Cultural Studies, English Literature, and Colonial Studies at the University of Montana. The author of a study on the links between Ireland and Indian Country as they emerge out of a shard history of land appropriation and the use of reserved land, Kane has written an essay about the historical and legal connection between Native American reservations and Guantanamo Bay as they are linked in the 2003 John Yoo “Torture Memo.” One of Kane’s short stories from this collection, “Payday Loan,” was published in the 2010 Fall/Winter issue of Black Warrior Review. She has published other scholarly work on the relationship between the Irish and Native Americans under colonialism in journals such as Cultural Studies and Cultural Critique. Kane is the Cultural Editor for a Voice of Witness anthology on Haiti and human rights in the post-earthquakce period. Her article on her experience in Haiti living in a displaced persons tent camp, “Haiti: A Forgotten Country,” was published in June in The Missoulian and then widely reprinted in newspapers such as The Tehran Times, International Edition and in online forums such as Truthout.org.