Kristina Baudemann is a literary scholar, PhD student and instructor at the University of Flensburg in Germany. She is currently writing her dissertation that is tentatively titled “Signifying Future: Representation and the Future Imaginary in Indigenous North American Literature and New Media.” Kristina has contributed to the Extrapolation special issue on Indigenous Futurism (edited by Grace Dillon, John Rieder, and Michael Levy) and to The Fictions of Stephen Graham Jones: A Critical Companion. Forthcoming publications include articles in the peer-review journals SAIL (Studies in American Indian Literatures) and Open Library of Humanities (special issue on Utopia at the Border), and an edited collection titled Beyond Karl May: Teaching Native Literatures and Cultures in Europe (with Birgit Däwes). Kristina has presented her work at international conferences. She was a Fulbright fellow at the University of Arizona in Tucson in 2014 and has been awarded travel grants from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS). Kristina’s research interests include Indigenous North American visual arts, literatures and new media with a special focus on Indigenous futurisms. She is also interested in science fiction and speculative fiction, the monstrous and (new) weird, utopian studies, postcolonial studies, postmodern culture, and poststructuralist studies. Photo credit: Dion Smith-Dokkie.