books and films

Spotlight on…Akinwumi Isola

This post is the first in an occasional series of writer profiles, looking especially at those working in African languages.   For readers and speakers of Yoruba, Akínwùmí Ìsòlá [pronounced Ishola] needs little introduction. A charismatic and stern-looking figure affectionately nicknamed… Read More ›

Introducing Material Books

My next few posts on ‘Africa in Words’ are going to be focused on things I’ve been up to ‘professionally’, rather than my ‘research’ – although the two have some nicely blurred lines and intersections.  This is partly because I… Read More ›