Contemporary Literature of Africa: Tijan M. Sallah and Literary Works of The Gambia

by Wumi Raji

About Wumi Raji

Wumi Raji is an associate professor of drama at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria, and he holds a PhD in African and postcolonial literature from the University of Ibadan. Dr. Raji is the author of Long Dreams in Short Chapters: Essays on Postcolonial African Literary, Cultural and Political Criticisms, and his essays have appeared in Research in African Literatures, African Literature Today, and Matatu: Journal of African Culture among others. In addition to having taught at the University of Ilorin and the University of Benin, his previous appointments include being an associate professor of English at the University of The Gambia; an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Bayreuth, Germany; a Volkswagen Foundation Research Fellow at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany; a visiting research fellow at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; a guest professor at the University of Frankfurt, Germany; and a visiting researcher in Linnaeus University, Sweden.


 

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