James Michael Hodapp

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20152018
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Research Interests

The objects of his scholarship on Africa have been novels, short stories, films, graphic novels, and television programs, but at its core all of his work considers how specific African people and places in Africa are represented on the continent and beyond. These concerns with how the local travels in global circuits has led him to his current book length projects on “African world literature” and Afropolitanism.

Education/Academic qualification

BA, American University Washington DC

MA, University of Chicago

PhD, University of Maryland

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environmental policy Social Sciences
colonial age Social Sciences
globalization Social Sciences
Africa Arts & Humanities
dismissal Social Sciences
slum Social Sciences
Reader Arts & Humanities
Imagining Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2015 2018

A serious television trickster: Ken Saro-Wiwa’s political and artistic legacy in Basi and Company

Hodapp, J., Jul 4 2018, In : Journal of Postcolonial Writing. 54, 4, p. 504-514 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trickster
Nigeria
Imagining
Tortoise
Public Intellectuals

The Postcolonial Ecopolitics of Consumption: Reimagining the Kola Nut in Chris Abani’s GraceLand

Hodapp, J. M., Mar 4 2018, In : Critical Arts. 32, 2, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental policy
colonial age
globalization
dismissal
slum
Imagining
Reader
Being-in-the-world
Solidarity
Ethnography

The postcolonial Joe Sacco

Hodapp, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. 6, 4, p. 319-330 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postcolonial Studies
Reader
Immigrants
Journey
Voicing

The problematic and pragmatic pedagogy of world literature

Hodapp, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Ariel. 46, 1-2, p. 69-88 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

World Literature
Pedagogy
Beirut
Anglophone
Eurocentrism