“Infrastructure and the Valences of the Literary in Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s Tram 83.” Forthcoming in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction. Pre-published online 2021. 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

“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. Forthcoming, under contract with Bloomsbury Academic.

“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


“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