Essays

A selection. More here.

Journal article: “African Digital Literatures and the Coloniality of Data.” Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, 2022 (in production).

Book chapter: “Nollywood film posters and print urbanism in Lagos.” The Routledge Companion to Media and the City. Edited ByErica Stein, Germaine R. Halegoua, Brendan Kredell. Routledge, 2022.

Journal article: Tricksters and female warriors: womanist interweavings from Oríta to Wakanda: Journal of the African Literature Association. (tandfonline.com)

Book chapter: “The Regeneration of Play: Popular Culture as Infrapolitics on Instagram,” Youth and popular culture in Africa: media, music, and politics, edited by Paul Ugor. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2021.

Journal Article: From Google Doodles to Facebook: Nostalgia and Visual Reconstruction of the Past in Nigeria. African Studies Review, 2021 (with Ayo Ojebode).

Journal Article: Chinua Achebe’s There was a Country and the digital publics of African literature | Digital Scholarship in the Humanities | Oxford Academic (oup.com)

Journal article: Deference to Paper: Textuality, Materiality, and Literary Digital Humanities in Africa (digitalstudies.org)

Journal article: “In Praise of Ostentation: Social Class in Lagos and the Aesthetics of Nollywood’s Ówàmbẹ̀ Genres. African Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00020184.2021.2000366

Reviews in Digital Humanities: Sekuru’s Stories · Vol. 1, No. 1 (pubpub.org)

Journal article: Akpos don come again: Nigerian cyberpop hero as trickster: Journal of African Cultural Studies: Vol 28, No 3 (tandfonline.com)

Journal article: ‘Thighs Fell Apart’: online fan fiction, and African writing in a digital age: Journal of African Cultural Studies: Vol 29, No 3 (tandfonline.com)

Guest Blog Post: “The Multiple Meanings of #EndSARS.” Africaisacountry

Guest Blog Post: “Diaspora and my Unpackable Library.” Crusoe’s Books.

Op-ed: “The Racist myth of the ‘physical’ African football team.” Aljazeera.

Op-ed: “Behind Concerns Over Afcon is a Culture of Disdain.” New Frame.

Doctoral dissertation: POLITICS AND PERFORMATIVE AGENCY IN NIGERIAN SOCIAL MEDIA (usask.ca)