Karyn Recollet

Karyn Recollet

Biography

Karyn Recollet is faculty in the department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto. Her work is situated in the intersectional spaces of Indigenous performance, youth and diaspora, hip hop culture- specifically Indigenous hip hop feminism, and Indigenous new media. She is particularly interested in new Indigeneities produced in urban hub spaces as they shape solidarity movements and social activism. Her forthcoming book ‘We survived we crow-walked an we learned to fly’: Hip hop as contemporary urban Indigenous thought’ explores Indigenous hip hop culture’s activism and socio/cultural critique, offering alter Indigeneities and manifesting Indigenous futurity.