Dissertation: What is Forgotten Can Change: Reckoning with Sites of Public Memory in Texas
Advisor: Lacy Johnson
Chaney is a Ph.D. student studying Public Memory and Critical Regionalism. She studies American Literature of the South and the West with a particular focus on the Texas literary canon. Her dissertation is about public memory in Texas.
“The Roots and Routes of Black Emancipation in Sutton Griggs’s Imperium in Imperio.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, forthcoming Summer 2023.
“Necro-Settler Coloniality in Texan Mythology and Identity: Forgetting the Alamo.” Western American Literature, forthcoming 2022.
“Review of Viva Texas Rivers, Misadventures, and Glimpses of Nirvana along Our Storied Waterways.” Western American Literature, forthcoming.
Public Facing Publications
“William Marsh Rice’s Trade Circuit.” The Racial Geography Project Podcast, 2021,open.spotify.com/episode