Dr. Keresztesi at email@example.com
Professor Keresztesi teaches courses on ethnic American modernism, the Harlem
Renaissance, Black Arts/Black Power, the Postcolony/West Aftican Cinema,
and theory and cultural studies. Her interdisciplinary interests include
Afro-Caribbean and West African culture and politics in film and music.
She was a Fulbright Scholar at the Department of Anglophone Studies,
University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa, September 2010 through
She is the author of Strangers at Home: American Ethnic Modernism between
the World Wars (Nebraska UP, 2005 and 2009). She co-edit the book The
Western in the Global South with MaryEllen Higgins and Dayna Oscherwitz
(Routledge, 2015). Her recent publications include
“Cowboys and West Indians:
Decolonizing the Western in Perry
Henzell’s The Harder They Come” in
The Western in the Global South, eds. Higgins, Keresztesi and Oscherwitz
(Routledge 2015); "Hurston in Haiti: Neocolonialism and Zombification"
in Race, Oppression and the Zombie, ed. Christopher Moreman (McFarland,
2011); "Ethnic Modernism" in Blackwell's
Companion to the Modern American
Novel, ed. John Matthews (Blackwell, 2009); "George Schuyler's Black No
More (1931)" in Teaching the Harlem Renaissance, ed. Michael Soto
(Peter Lang, 2008).
More information about her book Strangers at Home can be found
here; and the co-edited volume The Western in the Global South here:
She is currently the Director of Graduate Studies in English.