other-countries

Other Countries

The academic game

African Studies scholars write for the gate-keepers, to prove our own legitimacy, for the stimulation of conferences and the relief of rising recognition by algorithms.

The politics of influence

Influence exhilarates. It also makes people nervous. Writers, artists, scholars, researchers—we all seem to want to be “influential.” Less often do we want to admit to being “influenced.”

We are all Sudanese

A new film explores the perspectives of Sudanese-American artists navigating their relationships and responsibilities to the revolution back home.