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Maureen N. Eke <email@example.com>
Central Michigan University
|Address:||Department of English
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48859
|Secondary Phone:||989-774-3171 (main office)|
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-AfrLitCine
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Film and Film History
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Native American History / Studies
Theatre and History of Theatre
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Degrees: B.A. (Special Hons.) English , Ahmadu Bello University; MA & PH.D. Comparative Literature (IU, Bloomignton)
Publications: Gender and Sexuality in African Literature and Film. Eds. with Ada Azodo (2007); African Images: Studies in cinema and Text. Eds. with Kenneth Harrow and Emmanuel Yewah (2000); Cross Rhythms 3: Papers in African Folklore. Eds. with Susan Domowitz and Enoch Mvula (1989); "Sozaboy: A Novel in rotten English," Ken Saro-Wiwa, Writer and Political Activist (1999); "Diasporic Ruptures and (Re)membering: Africa as Home and Exile (1999); with Keyan Tomaselli & Arnold Shepperson, "Towards a Theory of Orality in African Cinema" (1995 & 1999); "Revisioning African Drama to Include the Female Voice: Fatima Dike, a Revolutionary Playwright" (1997); With Keyan Tomaselli, "Film and Human Rights, Whose Interpretations, What Consequences?" (1997); "From the Heart: Women and Liberation in New Writings by Black South African Women" (1993).
Courses: Postcolonial Theory and Literatures; African Literature; World Literature; African American Literature; Literature and Film; Women Writers.
NEH Institute, "Teaching the History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement" W.E.B. DuBois Institute, Harvard University, 1997; NEH Institute, "Postcolonial Literature and Theory, SOAS, London,1998; Director, NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers, "Writing Africa" CMU (1999, 2002, 2004, & 2007).
Professional experience: Vice President, African Literature Association (2007-2008; President, African Literature Association (2008-2009); Secretary, African Literature Association (1995-1999); Editorial Board, Screening the Past (1997-Present); Critical Arts (1993- Present); Chair, African Literature Division of the MLA
Associate Vice President for Diversity and International Education (2003 -2006) and Interim Assistant Vice President for Institutional Diversity, Central Michigan Univeristy, 2002.