JALA: Volume 2, No. 1

Winter 2007/Spring 2008
Abioseh Porter, Editor

Table of Contents

34th Annual Conference-University of Western Illinois, Preliminary Program

Representation of the 'Two-Headed Doctor' In African American Fiction
Shirley Hanshaw

Nadine Gordimer and Post-Apartheid Interregnum
Ernest Cole

Creating Daughterlands: Dangarembga, Adichie, and Vera
Marta Sofia Lopez

The Politics of Embodiment in Ngcobo’s And They Didn’t Die
Gwen Etter-Lewis

Postcolonial Relations with Suns: A Comparative Study of Palangyo's Dying in the Sun and Kourouma's Les soleils des indépendances
Augustine Asaah

The Evolution of the African Female Character
Christina Ohale

Introducing Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike, Winner of 2008 Fonlon-
Nichols Award

Phanuel Egejuru

Ada Azodo Talk "Creative Writing and Literary Activism" with
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Ada Azodo

Interview with Tierno Monenembo
Debra Seletta Boyd



Ndebele’s Cry of Winnie Mandela & Nkosi’s Underground People
Cecil Abrahams

Critical Perspectives on Lewis Nkosi
Simon Lewis

The Rienner Anthology of African Literature
Stephen Belcher

Critical Introductions to Amma Darko
Pia Thielmann

A Spirit of Tolerance: The Inspiring Life of Thierno Bokar
Richard Serrano

Critical Essays on Bessie Head
Sonja Darlington

The River is Rising
Ramenga Mtaali Osotsi

Remebering Ken Saro-Wiwa A Month and a Day
Suzanne MacRae



In Memory of Ogali A. Ogali
Onookome Okome

Cyprian O.D. Ekwensi
Ernest Emenyonu

Remembering Cyprian Ekwensi; Oyekan Owomoyela. In Memoriam
Bernth Lindfors

In Loving Memory of John Conteh-Morgan
Sheikh Umarr Kamarah


Creative Work

Roland Marke

Regina Amollo

Patricia Wesley

Safoura Boukari


ALA Standing Committees & Executive Council