Binyavanga Wainaina

Call for Papers: ‘Boredom’, at the African Literature Association Conference, April 2016

From the Journal of African Cultural Studies African Literature Association Conference Atlanta, USA April 6-9, 2016 “Boredom” Panel organizers: Carli Coetzee and Ato Quayson In a public lecture titled “Being African in the World” delivered in Johannesburg, South Africa,… Read More ›

Making lists: Africa39

List culture has become as ‘ubiquitous’ a feature of contemporary cultural life as the prize culture James English writes about in his seminal The Economy of Prestige. Lists from The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 to Granta’s Best Young British… Read More ›