Recommended Readings

Batchelor, Kathryn. (2009). Decolonizing Translation: Francophone African Novels in English Translation. St. Jerome Pub.
Mudimbe, V. Y. (1988). The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge. Indiana University Press.
Watts, Richard. (2005). Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the Francophone World. Lexington Books.
Judith Byfield, A Great Upheaval: Women and Nation in Post-War Nigeria (Ohio University Press, 2021).
Conor O’Brien, God Land: Reflections on Religion and Nationalism (Harvard University Press, 1988)
Christopher Tounsel, “Before the Bright Star: Football in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan” Journal of Eastern African Studies 12, no. 4 (2018): 735-753.
Binyavanga Wainaina, “How to Write about Africa” Granta: The Magazine of New Writing 92 (2005): 92-5 []
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “TED Talk: The Danger of a Single Story” (20 mins., 2009) []