I have been a migrant. Over the years France has welcomed many people who left thier country of origin. We see in our present days many people on the move, refugees, migrants, looking for a better and safer place to stay. A few of the wellknown people who have moved to France in the past … Continue reading j’ai ete migrant
Nnedi (does she need a second name?) keeps on writing and people keep on reading her books and discussing those very same books. People come together to talk about her books, like the one with the title ‘Lagoon’. See what they are up to in Chicago, the one in the United States, not in the … Continue reading science fiction & fantasy
I had never heard of the “3 Quarks Daily”, but now I do not have any excuse. This daily asked a number of people (e.g. public intellectuals) to give their opinion on the Syrian refugee crisis. One of those who gave an opinion is the writer Laila Lalami.
Tomorrow the longlist will be brought down to a shortlist. The name of the prize is The Man Booker Prize. What names will be on the shortlist? The Guardian ask a few knowledgeable people to give their shortlist. Any familiar names from Africa?
Last August a number of scholars convened in Paris, the capital city of France. The European Conference on African Studies was held there. One of those present was Stephanie Kitchen. She organized a panel, together with Hartmut Bergenthum. The title of the panel was “Publish or Perish in African Studies.”. Stephanie Kitchen writes this about … Continue reading publish or perish in african studies