Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Academic:

https://wits.academia.edu/NafeesahAllen/Papers

“The (Indian female) Search for Love:
Black Feminist Theory as a Paradigm to Deconstruct the Importance of Romantic Love in the Domestic Lives of Women of Color Abroad.” Disrupted (Winter 2019) The Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy. Online. https://centreforfeministforeignpolicy.org/new-products/digital-copy-disrupted-the-migration-issue

“National Belonging and Social Integration: Race and Migration in Mozambique.” The Republic vol. 3, n. 1 (2019) . Online. https://www.republic.com.ng/vol3-no1/race-migration-mozambique/

Indo-Mozambican Interactions with the State (1947-1992): Civic and Religious Institutions in Lourenço Marques/Maputo as sites of ethnic identity affirmation and migratory contestation.” “Espaços transnacionais: narrativas do Oceano Índico” Remate de Males vol. 38, n. 1 (2018) Remate de Males (UNICAMP), Brazil https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/remate/article/view/8651311

‘Comunidade Hindu’ In Maputo Province, Mozambique 1960-1990 (2017). ASA 2017 Annual Meeting Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2936477

“Re-writing our Mothers’ Legacies: Comparing themes of Inheritance among Second generation writers, Rebecca Walker and Kiran Desai.” Variegated Narratives of Indian English Fiction, Ed. G.A. Ghanashyam and Prasanta Chakraborty. Jaipur, India: Aadi Publications, 2014. 171-184. Print.

“Negotiating with the Diaspora. An Interview with Ama Ata Aidoo.” Scholar & Feminist Online Journal 7.2 (Spring 2009). http://sfonline.barnard.edu/africana/aidoo_01.htm

Review of Gangs, Politics and Dignity in Cape Town by Steffen Jensen. The Journal of International Affairs 62:2 (Spring/Summer 2009). Print.

Pop Culture:

When Afro-Jazz is the call, African Jazz is the response: A Dialogue with Xisseve Langa” Africa in Dialogue. April 2019. Web only.

Book Review. “Neatly packaged snapshots of often inaccessible headlines: A Review of the Hamburger that Killed Jorge” Africa in Words. Nov 2017. Web only.

“Carnaval da Rua” Hycide Magazine Online. 2012.

“100% Caribbean Indian: Little Guyana” Fader 2005: 28.

“it’s about time” Fader 2004: 25.

“O.G.” Fader 2004: 24. “Old Prep” Fader 2004: 24.

“Bijonkers, baby” Fader 2004: 24.

Literature:

Haiku submission in “Haiku from the Home of Reverend MoFo Jones,” Jeffrey Dessources. 2008. 122.

“Virgin Rhapsody: Pearls.” Shooting the Rat. Ed. Dick Lourie Mark Pawlak, Robert Hershon, Ron Schreiber. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 2003. 172-76.

“The Winter of My Life.” Shooting the Rat. Ed. Dick Lourie Mark Pawlak, Robert Hershon, Ron Schreiber. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 2003. 171.

“Virgin Rhapsody: Pearls.” Hanging Loose 2002: 87-90.

“The Winter of My Life.” Hanging Loose, 2002: 91.

“The Winter of My Life.” Shooting the Rat. Ed. Dick Lourie Mark Pawlak, Robert Hershon, Ron Schreiber. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press, 2003. 171.

Photo credit: Elisa Paco (with the Tufo dance group in Mafalala Mozambique)