Africana Studies & Research Center Ph.D. Student Publications

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By Sophia Jahadhmy:

Where is the Place for Black Atlantic Literature and Authorship?

Published in the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy - Volume XXXI, Number 1/2 (2023) Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy (


Afifa Ltifi

By Afifa Ltifi:

Disarticulating blackness or the semantics of (anti)blackness in Tunisia

Published in  Project on Middle East Political Science (

Black Tunisians and the Pitfalls of Bourguiba’s Homogenization Project

Published in the POMEPS


Amaris Diana Brown

By Amaris Diana Brown:

Closing the Distance or, The (Im)possible Politics of The Yield in Carrie Mae Weems’ Not Manet’s Type

Published in the Black Scholar's 50th Anniversary Issue

Zeyad el Nabolsy

By Zeyad el Nabolsy:

"Hegel's Proto-Modernist Conception of Philosophy as Science" [A CONCEPÇÃO PROTOMODERNISTA DE HEGEL DA FILOSOFIA COMO CIÊNCIA]. 

Published in the Brazilian philosophy journal Problemata: Revista Internacional de Filosofía.

"Using the Concepts of Hermeneutical Injustice and Ideology to Explain the Stability of Ancient Egypt during the Middle Kingdom"

Published in the Journal of Historical Sociology

An article for a book forum on Sara Salem's Anticolonial Afterlives in Egypt:

A book review of Karim Hirji's The Travails of a Tanzanian Teacher:

Zifeng Liu

By: Zhou Minxi & Yu Jing:

Amid calls for racial equality, people question why 'beauty means white skin'

Published in

Read the Zifeng Liu interview by 

Radwa Saad

By Radwa Saad:

Gender, Protests and Political Change in Africa

Published by Palgrave Macmillan, Cham


Marshall Smith

By Marshall L. Smith:

Blood Isn't Always Thicker Than Water: Delineating the Grotesque Gaze and Locating the 'Flesh' in Victor Séjour's "Le mulâtre" (1837)

Published in L'Esprit Créateur

"Corporeal Conceptions: Body Politics, French Republicanism and Sport in Banlieue Literature.” Pour le Sport: Physical Culture in French and Francophone Literature, edited by Roxanna Curto and Rebecca Wines. Liverpool University Press (U.K.), 2021, pp. 269-292 (chapter 12).