6 episodes

Conversations about the lives and experiences of Africans on the move.

The New African Diasporas Podcast Sakiru Adebayo

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Conversations about the lives and experiences of Africans on the move.

    Dinaw Mengestu, "The Reluctant Migrant"

    Dinaw Mengestu, "The Reluctant Migrant"

    • 59 min
    Sefi Atta, "Diasporized Inequalities"

    Sefi Atta, "Diasporized Inequalities"

    In this podcast episode, I engage in a conversation with the acclaimed writer, Sefi Atta, on the representations of postcolonial African mobile subjects in her work. The conversation revolves around some of Atta's novels such as The Bad Immigrant, A Bit of Difference, Everything Good Will Come as well as the short story collection, News From Home. Happy listening.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Helon Habila, "The Morality of Not Feeling at Home in One's Home"

    Helon Habila, "The Morality of Not Feeling at Home in One's Home"

    In this podcast episode, i engage in a conversation with Helon Habila on his latest novel, Travellers. The conversation begins with the novel's epigraph, a quote from Theodore Adorno, which states that "it is part of morality to not to be at home in one's home". The conversation also touches on issues such as the ethics of exile, the encounters between the Afropolitan and the Afro-refugee in the Global North, the frictions between immigrant roots and rootlessness, the push and pull factors of...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Tope Folarin, "Black Becomings"

    Tope Folarin, "Black Becomings"

    In this episode of "The New African Diasporas Podcast", I engage in a conversation with the Nigerian American writer, Tope Folarin. Our conversation centres around Folarin's novel "A Particular Kind of Black Man" but also extends to broader issues such as memory and migration, migration and mental illness, and the heterogeneity of blackness in the United States.

    • 57 min
    Intro...

    Intro...

    Welcome to the New African Diasporas Podcast

    • 1 min
    Taiye Selasi, "The Model Minority Trap"

    Taiye Selasi, "The Model Minority Trap"

    In this episode, i sit down with the acclaimed author, Taiye Selasi, to talk about her works on the new African diasporas. The talk touches on her canonical novel, Ghana Must Go, her concept of Afropolitanism, and the need for African immigrants to not fall for the model minority narrative, especially in the United States.

    • 52 min

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