MaryEllen (Ellie) Higgins focuses on international conceptions of human rights, African literature and cinema, and critical theory. She serves on the Editorial Board of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature and on the Executive Council of the African Literature Association. She is Review Editor for the scholarly journal, Resources for American Literature Study. She is also Associate Producer of the 2015 film, Les Choses et les Mots de Mudimbe, by the Cameroonian director Jean-Pierre Bekolo.
Recent books by Professor Higgins are The Western in the Global South (coedited with Rita Kerestezi and Dayna Oscherwitz, 2015), and Hollywood’s Africa After 1994 (2012). She has published scholarly articles on African cinema and literature in Research in African Literatures, African Literature Today, African Studies Review, and Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, among other scholarly venues.
Comparative literature, English, and film studies
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|CMLIT 143-001 (27910)||Hr and World Lit||Tu Th 10:35AM - 11:50AM||Main Building 204|
|ENGL 201-01 (27909)||What Is Literature||Tu Th 1:35PM - 2:50PM||Main Building 204|
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