Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Academic:

“Interview with Paulina Chiziane: Writing, Debating, and Belonging to a Nation In Progress.” Transition, no. 129, 2020, pp. 200–217. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/transition.129.1.17. doi:10.2979/transition.129.1.17

“Indo-Mozambicans in Maputo: Oral Narratives on Identity and Migration from 1947-1992.” in Achenbach et al., (eds.) Afrasian Transformations: Transregional Perspectives on Development Cooperation, Social Mobility, and Cultural Change (2020).

“Remembering the Camps: Portuguese De-Colonization, Competing Colonialisms in Mozambique, and Deportation to India.” The Oxford Monitor vol. 8, n 2 (2020). Online. https://www.oxforcedmigration.com/current-issue/remembering-the-camps

“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/s/Centre-for-Feminist-Foreign-Policy-Disrupted-The-Migration-Issue-PDF.pdf

“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 (UNICAMP) vol. 38, n. 1 (2018), Brazil https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/remate/article/view/8651311 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.20396/remate.v38i1.8651311)

‘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

Book Reviews:

Book Review: I Want to Go Home Forever. Ayiba Magazine. 17 June 2020.

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

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

Culture:

“The Complicated Practice of Using Ceremonial Masks as Decor.”House Beautiful. June 2, 2021. online. https://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/a36490437/african-mask-decor/

“7 Coffee Table Books That Showcase the Beauty of the African Continent”. House Beautiful. May 25, 2021. Online. https://www.housebeautiful.com/shopping/home-accessories/g36531440/africa-coffee-table-books/

“Six Asian Creatives Share the Inspiration That Drives Them.” House Beautiful. May 19, 2021. https://www.housebeautiful.com/lifestyle/a36450236/aapi-creatives-inspiration/

Please Stop Using the Term ‘African Decor.‘” House Beautiful. May 2021. Online. https://www.housebeautiful.com/design-inspiration/a36385971/african-decor/

A Fly in the Buttermilk: A Black Woman with Irish Roots.” Rogue Collective. Aug 2020. Online. https://roguecollective.ie/post/a-fly-in-the-buttermilk-a-black-woman-with-irish-roots?loggedin=true

Often-Hidden Fried Fish is a Valuable Fixture in Black American CuisineWhetstone Magazine. Aug 2020. Online. https://www.whetstonemagazine.com/journal/often-hidden-fried-fish-is-a-valuable-fixture-in-black-american-cuisine

Let the Photo be Taken: A Conversation with Mozambican Photojournalist Naita UsseneThe Republic vol. 3, n. 3 (2020) Online. https://www.republic.com.ng/december-19-january-20/let-the-photo-be-taken/

When Afro-Jazz is the call, African Jazz is the response: A Dialogue with Xisseve LangaAfrica in Dialogue. April 2019. 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.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

“These 7 Social Media Feeds Decolonize Your Mind”. Bold Culture. June 2021. Online. https://boldculturehub.com/2021/06/these-7-social-media-feeds-decolonize-your-mind/

“Hawai’ian Language: A Case Study in Native and Asian Intersectionality in the U.S.” Bold Culture Hub. June 2021. Online. https://boldculturehub.com/2021/05/hawaiian-language-a-case-study-in-native-and-asian-intersectionality-in-the-u-s/

“Asian and/or Latinx within Academia? Marlo de Lara unpacks being Filipina in Media & Fine Arts”. Bold Culture Hub. May 2021. https://boldculturehub.com/2021/05/asian-and-or-latinx-within-academia-marlo-de-lara-unpacks-being-filipina-in-media-fine-arts/

Ten Black Women Academics to Watch in 2021“. Bold Culture Hub. May 2021. Online. https://boldculturehub.com/2021/05/10-black-women-academics-to-watch-in-2021/

I am Not Your Karen: A Profile of the Enduring Allyship of Jane Elliot.Bold Culture Hub. April 2021. Online. https://boldculturehub.com/2021/03/i-am-not-your-karen-a-profile-of-the-enduring-allyship-of-jane-elliott/

Raising the Bar: Discussing Restaurant Workers’ Rights with Karen Fu“. Bold Culture Hub. March 2021. Online. https://boldculturehub.com/2021/03/raising-the-bar-discussing-restaurant-workers-rights-with-karen-fu/

The New Face of Corporate Diversity: Bendita C. Malakia Interview.” Bold Culture Hub. Dec 2020. Online. https://boldculturehub.com/2020/12/the-new-face-of-corporate-diversity-bendita-malakia-interview/

Black Owned AirBnBs, Hostels & Hotels Around the Country

Reconnecting with Your Roots with Heritage Tourism 

Wanderlusts on Wheels

Health:

“8 Signs of Emotional Manipulation + What to Do About It.” Mind Body Green. April 2021. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/emotional-manipulation

“What Is Betrayal Trauma? The Unique Pain Of Being Hurt By Someone You Trust.” Mind Body Green. May 24, 2021. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/what-is-betrayal-trauma-psychology-signs-and-how-to-heal

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.

Personal Finance & Money:

Two Parents, One Income: How to Make a Single-Income Household Work in 2021.” Parents. May 2021. Online. https://www.parents.com/parenting/money/two-parents-one-salary-how-to-make-a-single-income-household-work/

5 Side Hustles that Require $0 in Startup Funds. Real Simple. April 2021. Online. https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/money/side-hustle

These BIPOC Influencers Want You to Retire Before Age 50.Real Simple. March 2021. Online. https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/money/early-retirement-bipoc-influencers

5 Ways to Stay for Free on Your Next Vacation

Travel Insurance: Do I Need it and What Type Should I Get? 

Real Estate:

“What to Know About Buying a House as a Person of Color” Better Homes & Gardens. Online. June 2021. https://www.bhg.com/health-family/finances/tips/buying-house-poc/

“Can Hiring a Property Manager Save You Money on Your Rental?” Better Homes & Gardens. Online. June 2021. https://www.bhg.com/health-family/finances/tips/rental-property-manager/

5 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Show Your Home Some Love.” Better Homes & Gardens. Online. April 2021. https://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/advice/tax-return-home-updates/

5 Questions New Homeowners Should Ask to Minimize Contractor Spending.” Better Homes & Gardens. Online. April 2021. https://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/advice/contractors/questions-to-ask-a-contractor/

Travel:

Here’s How Not to let Dietary Restrictions Ruin Your Trip 

Reconnecting with Your Roots with Heritage Tourism 

Here’s Why We Don’t Want you to Know How Great Portugal Is 

5 Reasons Why Digital Nomads Should Flock to Barbados 

Five Tour Operators to Trust with your Family Vacation

Ethiopia is for Lovers

Treasured Second Cities in Turkey

5 Tips for Successful Remote Work

Head to Aruba for their “Workation” Program

Black Owned AirBnBs, Hostels & Hotels Around the Country

Tips for Country Hopping on the Continent

5 Ways to Experience Jamaica off the Resort

Treasured Second Cities in Turkey You Can’t Miss

5 Tips to Have the Best Babymoon

5 Ways to Stay for Free on Your Next Vacation

Careers that Will Take You Around the World

Cambodia: The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful

A Minimalist’s Guide to Traveling Light

Princely Accommodations in Egypt on a Pauper’s Budget

5 Ways to Make Your Trip Eco-Friendly

Smooth Sailing? Cruising Post COVID

The New Face of Luxury Travel

Travel Insurance: Do I Need it and What Type Should I Get? 

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