MaryEllen (Ellie) Higgins
Associate Professor of English
Comparative Literature, The
Hollywood's Africa After 1994. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012.
"From Negritude to Migritude? Moussa Sene Absa’s Ainsi meurent les anges." African Literature Today 28, 2010.
"Ngambika and Grassroots
Darko’s The Housemaid and Faceless." Invited
essay in Broadening the Horizon:
Critical Introductions to Amma Darko, ed. Vincent Odamtten.
"Writing Haiti from
"Transnational, Transcultural Feminisms? Amma Darko's Response in Beyond the Horizon."
"Creating an Alternative Library: Amma Darko Interviewed by Ellie Higgins." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 39.2, 2004.
"Urban Apprenticeships and Senegalese Narratives of Development." Research in African Literatures. 33.3, 2002.
Cinema and Human Rights (monograph)
CMLIT 030: Introduction to African Literature
CMLIT 132: Nobel Prize Literature
CMLIT 143: Human Rights and World Literature
CMLIT 153: International Cultures: Literature and Film
COMM 150: Cinema Art
ENGL 182: Literature and Empire
ENGL 185: The World Novel (in translation)
Introduction to Critical
ENGL 486: The World Novel in English
ENGL/WMNST 490: Women Writers and Their Worlds
FR 138: French Culture through Film
African Literature and Cinema in English, French, and Wolof
Cinema, Literature and Human Rights
Austria, Barbados, Canada, England,
France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mali,
RECENT SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
Coordinator, Vietnam Study Trip, 2012
Chair, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Penn State Greater Allegheny
Review Editor, Resources for American Literary Study
Program Committee, Silk Screen Film Festival
Specialist Reader, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature
Executive Committee, Teaching International
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