AboutFancophone and Anglophone African Literatures, African American and Afro-Hispanic Literatures, Feminist and Queer Theories, Postcolonial Theories, Film Studies, Biopolitics, Body and Performance Theory
Ph.D., Comparative Literature, The University of Texas at Austin (May 2011)
M.A., Comparative Literature, The University of Texas at Austin (2006)
Advanced Degree, Maitrise, B.A, Universite de Cocody a Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire)
“Jean Pierre Bekolo’s Les Saignantes and the Mevoungou: Ambivalence towards the African Woman’s Body.” Women, Gender and Sexualities in Africa, ed. Toyin Falola and Nana Akua Amponsah. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2013. 21-39
“Re-Imagining West African Women’s Sexuality: Jean Pierre Bekolo’s Les Saignantes and the Mevoungou.” Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa, ed. Augustine Agwuele. New York: Routledge, 2012. 166-181. (Invited Submission).
“From Women Loving Women in Africa to Jean Genet and Race: A Conversation with Frieda Ekotto.” Journal of the African Literature Association (JALA) 4. 1. (2010): 181-203.
“From Research in African Literatures (RAL) to Ira Aldridge: An Interview with Bernth Lindfors.” The Ethnic and Third World Literatures Review of Books 8. (Fall 2008): 38-42.
“Rene Maran’s Batouala and Africa: The Limits of the Alliance.” Oral and Written Expressions of African Cultures, ed. Toyin Falola and Fallou Ngom. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2009. 165-184.