Radano, Ronald

Ronald Radano is an ethnomusicologist with a special interest in the history of US Black music and its transnational circulation. He approaches his subject through the interpretive mechanisms of social and cultural theory and history, …

Olaniyan, Tejumola

My deep interest is transdisciplinary teaching and research; my goal is the cultivation of critical self-reflexivity about our expressions and their many contexts.

Madureira, Luís

In 2018-19, Dr. Madureira will be in Spain. Luis Madureira earned his PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California-San Diego. His research interests include Luso-Brazilian colonial and postcolonial studies, Modernism and Modernity in …

England, Samuel

My first experience in Arabic was in 1984, when I moved as a child from the USA to Egypt. Since those two early years living in a town near Cairo, I’ve been curious about the …

Thompson, Katrina Daly

Professor Thompson is a linguistic anthropologist with an interest in African and Muslim discourse. Dr. Thompson takes a discourse-centered approach to African cultural studies and an interdisciplinary approach to language, culture, and society.  Her research …

Brown, Matthew H.

Matthew H. Brown is a specialist of African screen media, with a focus on “Nollywood ,” Nigeria’s video film industry. He also writes about television, literature, and popular music. His teaching includes courses on African …