“Infrastructure and the Valences of the Literary in Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s Tram 83.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 63.4, 2022, 500-512. Taylor and Francis

“‘Reading and Writing… Loudly’: Ikhide R. Ikheloa, Online Criticism, and African Literary Studies.” Social Dynamics. 47.1, 2021, 154-171. Taylor and Francis

“The Archival Politics of the Postcolonial Special Collection: A Case Study in Literary Value and Amos Tutuola.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 50.2-3, 2019, 137-161. Project Muse

“Wealth in Fiction: Animism, Capitalism, and Ben Okri’s The Famished Road Trilogy.” The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 5.3, 2018, 318-337. Cambridge UP

“The Textual Politics of the Land in the Writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa.” Research in African Literatures 48.4, 2017, 78-93. JSTOR Project Muse

“Universalism and the Specificity of the Literary in Frantz Fanon’s ‘On National Culture’”. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 19.6, 2017, 764-780. Taylor and Francis

“Generic Discontinuities and the Aesthetics of Postcolonial Fiction.” Anglistica 17.2 Special issue on “Post- colonial Creativity: Language, Politics and Aesthetics” ed. by Bill Ashcroft and Katherine E. Russo, 2013, 89-103.

Introductory Essays

“African Literatures and the Problem of the ‘World’.” Co-written with Madhu Krishnan. African Literatures as World Literature. Bloomsbury Collections

“Marxism and African Literary Studies Today.” African Identities 18.1-2, 2020, 1-17. Taylor & Francis

“Introduction: Reflections on Postcolonial Animations of the Material.” Co-written with Rosemary Jolly. The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 5.3, 2018, 296-303. Cambridge UP

Introduction to forum on Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World Literature in Comparative Literature Studies 53.3, 2016, 503-504. JSTOR Project Muse

As Editor/Convener

African Literatures as World Literature. Essay volume co-edited with Madhu Krishnan. Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, 2022. Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Collections

“Marxism and African Literatures.” African Identities 18.1-2. Journal double special issue. 2020. Taylor and Francis

“Animating Theories of the Material: Approaching Animist Being in Postcolonial Literatures.” Special issue edited with Rosemary Jolly. The Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 5.3, 2018. Cambridge UP

“Forum on Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature.” Convened a discussion on the Warwick Research Collective’s recent book in Comparative Literature Studies 53.3, 2016, 503-561. JSTOR Project Muse


Review of Pas d’or pour Kalsaka/No gold for KalsakaAfrican Studies Review. Forthcoming 2022. Prepublished online. Cambridge UP

“Tracing the Memory of Africa Across the Atlantic Divide.” Review of The Cultural Memory of Africa by Leila Kamali. Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, 20.3, 2011 (2020), 383-390. Project MUSE

Review of L’Orage Africain: un continent sous influence (film) in African Studies Review 62.3, 2019, E55-E57. Cambridge UP

Review of Thank You for the Rain (documentary film) in African Studies Review 61.3, 2018, 252-254. Cambridge UP Project MUSE

Review of Faces of Change – Kenya Series (documentary film) in African Studies Review 61.2, 2018, 277-279. Cambridge UP Project Muse

“The Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Documentarian’s Gaze.” (Scholarly review essay). African Studies Review 60.2, 2017, 275-281. Cambridge UP Project Muse

Review of When China Met Africa (documentary film) in African Studies Review 59.2, 2016, 319-321. Cambridge UP Project Muse