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Tejumola Olaniyan Bibiliography


  • 2018, Olaniyan, Tejumola, and Peter Limb, editors. Taking African Cartoons Seriously : Politics, Satire, and Culture. Michigan State University Press.

  • 2017, Olaniyan, Tejumola, editor. State and Culture in Postcolonial Africa: Enchantings. Indiana University Press.

  • 2016, Radano, Ronald Michael, and Tejumola Olaniyan, editors. Audible Empire : Music, Global Politics, Critique. Duke University Press.

  • 2010, Olaniyan, Tejumola, and James H Sweet, editores. The African Diaspora and the Disciplines. Indiana University Press.

  • 2007, Olaniyan, Tejumola, and Ato Quayson, editors. African Literature : An Anthology of Criticism and Theory. Blackwell Pub.

  • 2004, Conteh-Morgan, John, and Tejumola Olaniyan editors. African Drama and Performance. Indiana University Press.

  • 2004, Olaniyan, Tejumola. Arrest the Music! : Fela and His Rebel Art and Politics. Indiana University Press.

  • 1995, Olaniyan, Tejumola. Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance : The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American, and Caribbean Drama. Oxford University Press.


  • 2022: African Studies Review, edited special forum on "Africa/Pleasure: An Agenda for Future Work," co-edited with Moradewun Adejunmobi (65-5)

  • 2017:  Critical Stages/Scènes critiques: The IATC journal/Revue de l'AICT, edited special issue on "Contemporary African Drama and Theatre," co-edited with Femi Osofisan and Don Rubin (15). 

  • 20??-2019: Editor in Chief, Journal of the African Literature Association

  • 2015: Editor, Africa Cartoons: Encyclopedia of African Political Cartoons,

  • 1999: Research in African Literatures, edited special issue on "Drama and Performance in Africa and the African Diaspora," Co-edited with John Conteh-Morgan (30.4).

  • 1993: Callaloo, edited special issue "On 'Post-Colonial Discourse'" (16.4).

Articles & Chapters


  • Olaniyan, Tejumola. “The Poetics and Politics of ‘Othering’ : Contemporary African, African-American, and Caribbean Drama and the Invention of Cultural Identities.” Cornell University, 1991.

Articles and Chapters
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