Monthly Archives: December 2015

Two “Best of 2015” Lists of Interest

… Both of which make me want to quit my job and do nothing but read for a year.  I think once upon a time I believed being a professor would give me license to read with reckless abandon, but… … Continue reading

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Nuruddin Farah in The Open Book

March 23.  Add to your calendar! http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/theopenbook/node/208

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“The Changing Face of Nigerian Literature”

Teaching an African lit class fifteen years ago would have been, at least in some respects, a far simpler enterprise: there was a canon, there were canonical authors, and a U.S.-based literary critic could easily overlook writing that didn’t fit … Continue reading

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