PUBLICATIONS Books 2017 Sonja John, Dagnawchew Assefa and Busha Taa (eds.): Cultures of Democracy in Ethiopia–From Theory to Lived Experiences. Addis Abeba: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Central Printing Press, 2017. Read: 2016 Sonja John: SteherrennenDie Schrittmacherszene im Porträt. Bielefeld: Delius Klasing Verlag, 2016. Infos 2014 Claudia Ulbrich, Sonja John und Harald Weishaupt: Demokratie als Lebensform. Grundkurs für Demokratieberater_innen. Halle: Landsmannschaft der Deutschen in Russland e.V. 2014. 2012 Sonja John (ed.): Bohumil Pavlicek–Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag des Radsporttrainers. Berlin: pidi-Verlag, 2012. Infos 2011 Sonja John: Enacting Empowerment–Implications from the Oglala Oyate Woitancan Empowerment Zone. Berlin: pidi-Verlag, 2011. Infos 2007 Sonja John: 30 Jahre Berlin. 18 echte Berliner erzählen aus ihrer Geschichte. Berlin: pidi-Verlag, 2007. Infos Book Chapters 2018 Sonja John: Orality Overwritten–Power Relations in Textualization. In Sebastian Fink (ed.): Language Situation and Language Politics. 2017. (in print). 2018 Sonja John: Lakota Veterans, Military Heroism, and Traditional Valor. In: Simon Wendt (ed.): Race, Gender, and Military Heroism in U.S. History. From World War I to 9/11. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2018. (in print). 2017 Sonja John: Indigenize Democracy–Public Reasoning and Participation as Democratic Foundation. In: Sonja John, Dagnawchew Assefa and Busha Taa (eds.): Cultures of Democracy in Ethiopia–From Theory to Lived Experiences. Addis Abeba: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Central Printing Press, 2017, pp. 20-35. Read: 2017 Nigisti Gebreslassie and Sonja John: Hope for Tomorrow through Street Children Dialogue. In: Sonja John, Dagnawchew Assefa and Busha Taa (eds.): Cultures of Democracy in Ethiopia–From Theory to Lived Experiences. Addis Abeba: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Central Printing Press, 2017, pp. 65- 70. 2017 Dagnachew Assefa, Busha Taa and Sonja John: Introduction. In: Sonja John, Dagnawchew Assefa and Busha Taa (eds.): Cultures of Democracy in Ethiopia–From Theory to Lived Experiences. Addis Abeba: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, 2017, pp. 1-5. Read: . 2017 Sonja John: Wakening. Political Potential of Weetigo Narratives. In: Robert Rebitsch, Fritz Pöhl und Sebastian Fink (eds.): Die Konstruktion des Kannibalen zwischen Fiktion und Realität. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017, pp. 267-285. Infos►. Read: . 2012 Sonja John: “Die Säcke kriege ich!” In Sonja John (ed): Bohumil Pavlicek -  Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag des Radsporttrainers. Berlin: pidi-Verlag, 2012, pp. 78-80. Infos Journal Articles 2017 Sonja John: Cartoonist Marty Two Bulls as a Modern Heyoka. In: Ethiopian Renaissance Journal of Social Science and the Humanities, Vol. 4/1, 2017. (under review). 2015 Sonja John: Johnny Depp on a Happiness Mission in Wounded Knee. In: Ethiopian Renaissance Journal of Social Science and the Humanities, Vol. 2/2, 2015, 3-17. Read: 2015 Sonja John: Indigenous Activism and Feminism. In: Theory in Action, Vol. 8/4, 2015, pp. 38-54. Infos Read: 2014 Sonja John: Lässt sich Museumsarbeit Indigenisieren? Zum zehnjährigen Bestehen des National Museum of the American Indian. In AmerIndian Research, Band 9/3, 2014, Nr. 33, pp. 162-166. Read: 2014 Sonja John: Idle No More–Indigene Aktivistinnen und Feminismen, in: Femina Politica 1/2014. Frauenbewegungen in nationalen und transnationalen Handlungsräumen: pp. 89-102. Read: 2013 Sonja John: Normative Macht und Lakota-Rechtschreibung. In: AmerIndian Research 8/3 (29): pp. 168-174. Read: 2013 Sonja John: Das nicht-existierende Museum in Wounded Knee–Eine Bestandsaufnahme (Teil 2). In: Magazin für Amerikanistik, Heft 1 /1. Quartal 2013, pp. 5-11. Read: 2012 Sonja John: Das nicht-existierende Museum in Wounded Knee–Eine Bestandsaufnahme (Teil 1). In: Magazin für Amerikanistik, Heft 4 / 4. Quartal 2012, pp. 14-20. Read: Conference Papers 2018 Sonja John: Ethiopian Multi-Party Democracy–Challenges, Responsibilities and Potentials. 2nd International Constitutional Law Conference “Political Parties, Multi-Party System and Democracy in Ethiopia,” Mekelle University, Ethiopia, February 3-4, 2018. (forthcoming) 2017 Sonja John: Willfulness and Refusal–Does Native American Refusal Fit into Sarah Ahmed’s Willfulness Archive? American Indian Workshop “The Art of Resistance and Resurgence,” Goldsmiths University of London, UK July 4-6, 2017. 2017 Sonja John, Lishan Eticha, Solomon Girma and Tigist Girma: Amharisch-Deutsch für Tourismus, Poster Presentation at the Technology Transfer and Community Service Conference, University of Gondar, June 9, 2017. View: 2017 Sonja John: The Reasonable Turn–The Implications of Amartya Sen’s Revised Democracy Definition. 2nd National Conference on Political Science, Bahir Dar University, June 2, 2017. 2017 Sonja John: Participation and Refusal–For an Investigation of the Reach of Public Reasoning as Democratic Foundation, Conference “Cultures of Democracy”, University of Gondar, April 7-8, 2017. 2015 Sonja John: The Politics of Representation and Digital Language Revitalization Projects. American Anthropological Association, Denver, November 18-21, 2015. 2015 Sonja John: Johnny Depp on a Happiness Mission in Wounded Knee. American Indian Workshop “Knowledge and Self-Presentation”, Frankfurt/M., May 24-27, 2015. 2015 Sonja John: Wounded Generations of Lakota Veterans and the Idea of Intergenerational Heroism. Conference "Race, Gender and Military Heroism in US History: From World War I to 9/11", Frankfurt/M., March 20-21, 2015. 2014 Sonja John: Weetigo–Function and Interpretation of the Cannibalistic Character in Cree Narrative. Constructing the Cannibal Conference, University of Innsbruck, Austria, November 27-28, 2014. 2014 Sonja John: Cartoonist as the Modern Heyoka. Native American and Indigenous Studies Conference, Austin, TX, May 29, 2014. 2014 Sonja John: Humor is Key–The Cartoonist Marty Two Bulls. American Indian Workshop, Leiden, May 24, 2014. 2013 Sonja John: Aid Projects in between Solidarity and Neocolonialism. Native American and Indigenous Studies Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 15, 2013. 2013 Sonja John: Language Politics Today–Who determines the Standard to Write Lakota? Language Situation and Politics Conference, Innsbruck, Austria, July 5, 2013. 2012 Sonja John: Wounded Knee–A Barren Site. American Indian Workshop, Zürich, April 1, 2012. Lectures and Talks 2018 Sonja John: Ethiopian Federalism in International Comparison. Department of Political Science and International Studies, Bahir Dar University, January 5, 2018. 2017 Sonja John: Prejudice and Privilege–Explanations for Mortalities in Police Custody. Department of Civics and Ethical Studies, University of Gondar, December 29, 2017. 2017 Sonja John: AlterNative Memorial Practices among the Oglala Lakota of the Pine Ridge Reservation. Institute of American Studies, Humboldt-Universität von Berlin, July 13, 2017. 2017 Sonja John: Academic Writing as Communication. Female Academicians Organization, University of Gondar, January 14, 2017. 2014 Sonja John: Native Americans in Museums–Possibilities and Parameters for Participation. Part of the lecture series “‘Indian Images’–Visual Representations of Native Americans,” Technical University Dresden, January 7, 2014. 2013 Sonja John: New Orthography to Save the Lakota Language–Help or Harm? Institute of American Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, January 15, 2013. 2012 Karen White Butterfly and Sonja John: Lakota Political Representation Traditionally and Today–Reasons for the Occupation of Wounded Knee 1973 and its Effects. Center for Comparative Native and Indigenous Studies, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, July 12, 2012. 2012 Sonja John: Memorializing Practices. Institute for American Studies, Technical University Dortmund, June 14, 2012. 2012 Sonja John: Oglala Oyate Woitancan Empowerment Zone–Presentation of Findings to the Empowerment Zone Board of Directors, Porcupine, SD, January 30, 2012. Book Reviews 2017 Sonja John: When Babel Twower is Falling by Alexander Raju. In: Poetcrit 30 (2), pp. 179-182. Read: 2016 Sonja John: Authentische Repräsentationen zeitgenössischer Lakota im Englischlehrwerk English G Access Band 4. In: AmeriIndian Research Band 11, Nr. 42, 4/2016, pp. 274-275. Read: 2015 Sonja John: Es soll keinen Exoten neben mir geben. Ein Gefängnispfarrer erzählt die Geschichten der Anderen. In: Der Lichtblick 1/2016, pp. 26-27. Read: 2015 Sonja John: Über Gefängnismedizin. Herausforderungen der Gesundheitsfürsorge in Haft. In: Der Lichtblick 3/2015, pp. 36-39. Read: 2015 Sonja John: Über Wachen und Verschlafen. Das Buch “FreiTod? SelbstMord? BilanzSuizid?” liefert Argumente für eine menschenwürdige Gefängniskultur. In: Der Lichtblick 2/2015, pp. 40-41. Read: 2015 Sonja John: Gangster ohne Gang. Zur Weltpremiere von “The Seventh Fire”. In: AmerIndian Research, Band 10/2, 2015, Nr. 36, pp. 115. Read: Radio Contributions 2015 Sonja John: Akicita heißt Krieger–Indianische Vietnam-Veteranen. Radio Bayern2, Weitwinkel, November 28, 2015. Listen: 2014 Sonja John: Nicht länger untätig–Idle No More. Radio Bayern2, Weitwinkel, March 8, 2014. Listen: 2013 Sonja John: Oglala Women and the Occupation of Wounded Knee. Radio Bayern 2, Weitwinkel, April 27, 2013. Listen: 2012 Sonja John and Daphne Richard-Cook: Empowerment Zone–End of Funding and New Chances for Pine Ridge. Kili Radio, Porcupine, SD, February 1, 2012. Essays, Conference Reports, Apps 2017 Sonja John: The Long Distance Researcher. In: Ethiopian Renaissance Journal of Social Science and the Humanities, Vol. 4/1, 2017. (under review). 2017 Sonja John, Solomon Girma, Tigist Girma, Rahwa Youssuf, Josef Adela, Abebe Melese (Software: Lishan Eticha and Yosef Birhanu): Amharenja-Dschermenenja Leturism/Amharisch-Deutsch für Tourismus. University of Gondar. Information: 2015 Jens Temmen und Sonja John: Biopolitics–Geopolitics–Life: Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Presence in North America. Conference report. In: HSozKult. Read: 2014 Sonja John: Ein großer Schaden ist entstanden. In: Lichtblick 03/2014, 6-7. Read: Degrees Ph.D., Political Science, Free University Berlin Thesis title: Enacting Empowerment. Implications from the Oglala Oyate Woitancan Empowerment Zone Dipl.-Pol. (M.A.), Political Science, Free University Berlin Thesis title: The Empowerment Strategy of Indian Communities. The Case of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation M.A., Lakota Leadership and Management, Oglala Lakota College, Kyle, SD, USA  Thesis title: Lakota Tawooyake: Oyate Tawooyake Omnaye Wanji Oglala Yatipi Lel Cinpi (The Need for a Lakota Oral History Collection) Vordiplom (B.A.), Political Science, Free University Berlin Thesis title: Das Ende der Arbeit und die Idee des garantierten Grundeinkommens Email: sonja @ sonjajohn.net – natürlich ohne Leerzeichen © Sonja John 2016