Articles in Books and Journals

"A Question of Perception? Transnational Lives and Afropolitan Aesthetics in Teju Cole's Every Day Is for the Thief." Anglistentag 2016 Hamburg: Proceedings. Section V: Cosmopolitan/Global/Planetary Fictions: The Uses and Abuses of Comparative Approaches. Section eds. Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp and Jana Gohrisch. Trier: WVT (in press).

"Afrofuturist Interventions into the Postcolonial: Wanuri Kahiu's Pumzi." Short Films. SELT - Studies in Englisch Language Teaching Vol. II. Ed. Engelbert Thaler. Tübingen: Narr/Francke/Attempo (in press).

"Negotiating Gender and Spirituality in Literary Representation of Rastafari." EnterText: An Interdisciplinary Humanities E-Journal (Open Access, refereed, Brunel University London), Special Issue "Crossing Thresholds: Decoloniality and Gender in Caribbean Knowledge" 12 (in press).

"Tracing the Rural in the Urban: Re-Reading Phaswane Mpe's Welcome to Our Hillbrow through Brooding Clouds." Re-Inventing the Postcolonial (in the) Metropolis. Eds. Cecile Sandten and Annika Bauer. Leiden: Brill. 57-71.

with Jens Elze. "Introduction: Multiple Modernities/Multiple Modernisms", Anglistentag 2015 Paderborn: Proceedings. Eds. Christoph Ehland, Ilka Mindt and Merle Tönnies. Trier: WVT. 171-176.

"'De food dem produus me naa go iit it!' Rastafari 'Culinary Identity'." Caribbean Food Cultures: Culinary Practices and Consumption in the Caribbean and Its Diasporas. Eds. Wiebke Beushausen, Anne Brüske, Ana-Sofia Commichau, Patrick Helber and Sinah Kloß. Bielefeld: Transcript. 279-299.

"Rastafari and/as Decoloniality." Postcoloniality – Decoloniality – Black Critique: Joints and Fissures. Eds. Sabine Broeck and Carsten Junker. Frankfurt am Main: Campus. 353-369.

"From Utopia to Atopia to Diaspora? Social (Re-)Construction in a German Refugee Home." Transcultural Modernities: Narrating Africa in Europe. Eds. Elisabeth Bekers, Sissy Helff and Daniela Merolla. Amsterdam: Rodopi. 319-330.

"Trans-Formationen: Aufgaben und Grenzen transkultureller Analysemuster." Transkulturelle Begegnungen. Eds. Cecile Sandten, Kathleen Starck, Martina Schrader-Kniffki. Trier: WVT. 17-34.

"Transkulturelle Begriffe in der Literaturwissenschaft." Transcultural Studies: Interdisziplinarität trifft Transkulturalität. Eds. Paula Krüger and Imke K. Meyer. Bremen: Universität Bremen. 93-100.

"'This Book Changed My Life!' – 'Oprah's Book Club' and The Poisonwood Bible." COPAS (e-journal). Dezember 2004. <>.