Author Archives: Alexandra Schulteis Moore

About Alexandra Schulteis Moore

Associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, specializing in postcolonial literatures and theory. She is the author of Regenerative Fictions: Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis, and the Nation as Family (Basingstoke, 2004) and co-editor, with Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg, of Theoretical Perspectives in Human Rights and Literature (London, 2011). She is working on a study titled Teaching Literature and Human Rights; a collection, Transnational Tibet: Readings in Human Rights and Gender; and a book on mourning and advocacy in contemporary human rights fiction.

Old Questions in New Boxes: Mia Kirshner’s I LIVE HERE and the Problematics of Transnational Witnessing

The authors provide a close analysis of contemoprary Canadian actress Mia Kirshner's I Live Here project and how it moves ambiguously between building alliances for progressive humanitarianism while also silencing its objects of attention and inserting them in familiar tropes in an era of transnational witnessing.