Cheryl Higashida works on African American, ethnic, and radical literatures, and on American and gender studies. Her essays have appeared in American Literature, American Quarterly, and Afro Asia: Revolutionary Political and Cultural Connections between African Americans and Asian Americans. Her book, Black Internationalist Feminism: Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995, examines the feminist tradition that emerged from the post-World War II Harlem-based Left. She is currently researching sound technology, social movements, and race in the 20th and 21st centuries.
African American literature, Asian American literature, American Studies, gender and sexuality studies