Filling the bookshelf
Film studies professor publishes two books in one month
Story by Kelsey Allen | Photo by Nicholas Benner
It was insane,” Hearne says. “You know, you’re supposed to write your first book and then write your second book.”
Hearne studies cinematic representations of indigenous people, often focusing on Native Americans. She was drafting Native Recognition: Indigenous Cinema and the Western (SUNY, 2012) when the editors of the new book series Indigenous Films at the University of Nebraska Press invited her to write Smoke Signals: Native Cinema Rising (University of Nebraska Press, 2012).