Hitchcott, Nicki 1965-

views updated

HITCHCOTT, Nicki 1965-

PERSONAL: Born October 18, 1965, in Bristol, England; daughter of Douglas Hitchcott (self-employed) and Elizabeth Poole Coates (a head teacher). Ethnicity: "British." Education: University of London, B.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1994.

ADDRESSES: Home—Nottingham, England. Offıce— Department of French, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, England; fax: 44-115-951-4998. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: University of Leeds, Leeds, England, lecturer, 1992-93; University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, lecturer, 1993-2002, senior lecturer in French, 2002—.

MEMBER: Association for the Study of Caribbean and African Literature in French (membership secretary, 1988—).


(Editor, with Laila Ibnlfassi) African Francophone Writing, Berg (Oxford, England), 1996.

Women Writers in Francophone Africa, Berg (Oxford, England), 2000.

(With Laila Ibnlfassi, Offord, Haigh, and Chapman) Francophone Literatures: A Literary and Linguistic Companion, Routledge (London, England), 2001.

Editor of special issue, Nottingham French Studies, 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A monograph on Calixthe Beyala.