Christine Bold

Christine Bold is Professor of English at the University of Guelph, which resides on the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and on Between the Lakes Purchase (Treaty 3) lands, where we acknowledge our responsibilities to the Dish with One Spoon Covenant. Her current book project is “Vaudeville Indians” on Global Circuits, 1880s–1930s.


Vaudeville, Indigeneity, Modernity

What is the impact of remapping one site of mass entertainment—in this case, vaudeville—on wider assumptions and conversations about modernity? And what are the challenges to a settler scholar of popular culture—in this case, me—contributing to the return of Indigenous figures in this historical venue to broader visibility?