Ann Elizabeth Willey
Associate ProfessorEmail: ann.willey @ louisville.edu
Office Hours: Spring Term: TTh 1:00-3:00 and by appointment
BioAnn Elizabeth Willey received her PhD in Comparative Literature and Theory from Northwestern University in 1993. Her research interests include contemporary African literature and film, and question of gender, genre and nationalism/globalization. She has co-edited a collection of essay about the Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga and has published articles in journals such as Mosaic, Research in African Literatures, and The French Review.
African film and popular culture studies
Postcolonial interventions in theories of modernity and the nation, especially as inflected by gender
Emerging Perspectives on Tsitsi Dangarembga Africa World Press, 2002.
"Ritual and Roles for Women in Werewere Liking' L'Amour-cent-vies." French Review76.3 (2003):545-561.