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Higashida, Cheryl A Associate Professor


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research overview

  • 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


selected publications


courses taught

  • ENGL 4039 Critical Thinking in English Studies (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 4830 Honors Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 5169 Multicultural/Postcolonial Studies (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 5849 Independent Study (Graduate Level 1) (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 6959 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 3235 American Novel (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 4830 Honors Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)
  • ETHN 2732 Survey of African American Literature 2 (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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