- Hipsters, Colonialism, Nostalgia

 The Conversation 

- WhatsApp, Airbnb, Uber, Netflix and other virtual CTZs in the Networked City

WCI Blog

-  Countries must compete for migrant workers to boost their economies

The Conversation

-  Class, xenophobia and xenophilia: Migrant experience in Jo’burg’s diverse Cultural Time Zones,

WCI Blog

The Modernity Game and hosting sporting events

The Conversation

"The African Churches of South Delhi,"


-"The Apartheid City is now called the Global City,"

The Conversation

- “White men’s privilege in emerging economies isn’t measured. It should be,

The Conversation
-  “
The Sophiatown of Delhi,” 

Khirkee Voice, Issue #2

- "Frontier (Heritage) Migration to India in 2016,"                                                

 Delhi Wednesday

-  “How reading fiction can help students understand the real world,”

The Conversation  

- "Cycling with locks: Confronting the NYPD,"


-  “African Writers? Colonial Legacies…Ambivalence, Gratitude,”


-  “(Mis)Naming the Revolution,” 

The Montréal Review

-  “Gender of the Noun,” 

The Montréal Review 

 Selected Short Stories

- "North-South Jet Lag," Moving On and other Zimbabwean stories

- “In Flight,” The Write Place at the Write Time

-  “Take-off, Victorious,”  Saraba Magazine Manuscript Project

-  “Special Meal,”  Wasafiri
-  “Blood Guilt,”  A Memory this Size and other stories/Kwani  


             Jacaranda Journals, a collection of short stories set in Zimbabwe.


Selected Scholarly Articles 

-   "Class Identity, Xenophobia and Xenophilia: Migrant Experience in South Africa’s Diverse Cultural Time Zones," in 
Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference: The Othering of the Other, Ed. Elvis Imafidon. (forthcoming)

-  “Frontier Heritage Migrants: Finding Home in Globalizing India." 
Migration and Diasporas: An Interdisciplinary Journal.” Vol 1, No. 1, January-June 2018. (forthcoming) 

-  “Bloody Diaspora Theory for the 21st Century: African and Asian Heritage Migrants Return,” Diaspora. (forthcoming)

-  “Notes on the Spatial Politics of Chick Lit in Africa and Asia: Sidestepping Tradition and Fem-washing Global Capitalism?,” Feminist Theory. (forthcoming)

-   “Defining Global Hipsterification: Cultural Time Zones of hipster-led gentrification in New York, New Delhi and Johannesburg," in Hipster Culture: A Reader, Eds. Heike Steinhoff and Eric C. Erbacher. (in progress)

​-  "Africa's Global City?," New Left Review 108, November - December, 2017.

Public Culture, May, 2017 Volume 29, Number 2 82: 261-285.

-  "Imagining a Dialectical African Modernity: Achebe's  Ontological Hopes, Sembene's Machines, Mda's Epistemological Redness," in Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Volume 32, 2014 - Issue 4, special issue on "Writers and Social Thought."   
Republished in Writers and Social Thought in Africa, Ed. Wale Adebanwi.  London: Routledge, 2016.
-  “Indian Ocean Cosmopolitanism?: M.G. Vassanji’s Hybrid Parables of Kenyan Nationalism” in Diaspora 16, 1/2 Spring/Fall 2007 © 2012, 159-189.  

-  “Anti-Colonial to Anti-Globalization Nationalism:  Pepetela’s Angolanidade” in New Global Studies 5:1 (April, 2011).
-  “The Limits of Rainbow Nation Multiculturalism in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Spatial Configuration in Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying and Jonathan Morgan’s Finding   Mr. Madini” in Research in African Literatures 41:2 (Summer 2010), 93-120.  

Scholarly Works in progress:

Book Manuscripts
- The American Dream Abroad:
Privileged Frontier Migrants in the Global South Africa 

-  The Politics of Blood:
Frontier Migration to China, India and South Africa
in a Changing Global Economy

{Parenthesis}, an electronic chapbook to raise money for various charities, contains stories about people on the move

including her 2012 Caine Prize-shortlisted story, 

La Salle de Départ,                       and, The Air Train, Parenthesis and Safari.

Homo sum: humani nil
a me alienum puto