JALA: Volume 2, No. 2

Summer/Fall 2008
Abioseh Porter, Editor

Table of Contents

35th Annual Conference - University of Vermont

(Re) Considering Home, African Literature, and the ALA
Maureen N. Eke

The "Two-Headed Doctor" in African American Fiction
Shirley Hanshaw

Crisis of Representation in Ngugi's Wizard of the Crow
Gichingiri Ndigirigi

"Hath not a Mochuana Eyes?": Investigating BaTswana Cultural Sources of Sol Plaatje's Mhudi
Nicolas M. Creary

Eslanda Goode Robeson's African Journey
Daniel Gover

Ex/ile on the île-de France: Gisele Pineau's L'exil selon Julia
Molly Krueger Enz

Dedicated to America: Melancholy and Laughter in Mda's Cion
Ghirmai Negash


Nigerian Women and Labor Migration
Chika Unigwe

Intellectuels et femministes en Algé́rie
Alek Baylee Toumi

Literary Weaving of Mghribiyya Consciousness: Lalami's Retelling of Jenera's Morroccan Tale in Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits
M. De La Cruz-Guzman

ALA 2008 Photo Album

Negotiating the Boundaries of Nation, Language, and Race in Oyeyemi's Icarus Girl & Dandicat's The Farming of Bones
Chineye Okparanta

Prison time in Kone Kodiara's mesaventure 63: Mes souvenirs Des prisons D'Houphouet-Boigny
Kone Minata

Leila Abouzeid: Pioneer Moroccan Woman Writer in Arabic
Safoura Bukari



New Voices on the Harlem Renaissance: essays on Race, Gender, and Literary Discourse
Joseph McLaren

Gods of Noonday: A White Girl's African Life 
Misty L. Bastian

Traditions of Eritrea: Linking the Past to the Future
Charles Cantalupo


Niyi Osundare

ALA 2008, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Olabisi Gwamna

Obituary: African Icon: Miriam Makeba
Thelma Pinto & Rayner Ravell

Activities Report of TRACALA 
Ghirmai Negash