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 …

Dima, Vlad

Vlad Dima is a film specialist. His main interest lies in Francophone cinemas, but he also researches and writes about French cinema (especially the New Wave), film theory, Hitchcock, Tarantino/American auteur cinema, television studies, Quebec novel, …

Edoro, Ainehi

Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of African Cultural Studies and English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches and researches on African literature, political theory, and literature in social media. Edoro is the founder and …

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 …

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 …

Royston, Reginold

I am media anthropologist and digital humanities researcher, jointly-appointed in the School of Information (formerly SLIS) and the Department of African Cultural Studies. I teach courses on the political economy of information, race/class/gender/identity in tech, …

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 …