Ph.D. student Sami Lamine has created a song in tribute to his former advisor, Dr. Tejumola Olaniyan, who passed away unexpectedly last fall. The piece is titled, “The Merchant of Venus: The Ancestor”
Jacqueline Mougoué’s Book Reviewed in Washington Post
The Washington Post‘s Monkey Cage is featuring an “African Politics Reading Spectacular” which offers a review of Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon,” by African Cultural Studies Assistant Professor Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué. Read …
Matthew Brown Publishes in Journal of African Cultural Studies
Dr. Matthew H. Brown has published his article, “Kèlání and the Question of Sovereign Cinema” in the Journal of African Cultural Studies.
Jacqueline Mougoué Interviewed by New Books Network
Dr. Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué was interviewed by New Books Network (NBN) regarding her recently published book, Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon. Listen to full interview conducted by Madina Thiam.
A Letter from the Department Chair: Taking Action Against White Supremacy
We must fight white supremacy and colonialism in all their forms. I write today to share some concrete actions my colleagues and I will take to address these issues in our teaching and research over the coming year.
Jacqueline Mougoué’s Book Makes Washington Post List
Dr. Jacqueline Mougoué‘s book, Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon, has been included in a summer reading list published by The Washington Post. The “African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular” features wide-ranging topics that …
Jacqueline Mougoué Earns WAWH Book Prize
Dr. Jacqueline Mougoué‘s work titled, Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon has been awarded best monograph in the field of history published by a Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) member. The WAWH’s Francis …
Jacqueline Mougoué Earns WARA Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dr. Jacqueline Mougoué has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in West Africa by the West African Research Association (WARA) for her project, “Transnational Histories, Nodes of Encounter, and Belonging in Africa.” The fellowship …
Jaqueline Mougoué Joins Editorial Advisory Board for Feminist Africa
Dr. Jacquline Mougoué has accepted a position on the Editorial Advisory Board for Feminist Africa. Feminist Africa is “the continental home of Pan-Africanism and African Studies for Africans” and has been re-established at the University …
Katrina Daly Thompson wins NEH Summer Stipend
Dr. Thompson will study the formation of inclusive communities through the language used in progressive Muslim groups. The project won National Endowment for the Humanities backing in an extremely competitive environment. According to the organization, …