Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Academic:

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

‘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/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 (UNICAMP) vol. 38, n. 1 (2018), 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

Book Reviews:

Book Review: I Want to 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:

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.

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)

Travel Blogs:

Here’s How Not to let Dietary Restrictions Ruin Your Trip Go Galavant. 29 June 2020.

Reconnecting with Your Roots with Heritage Tourism Go Galavant. 29 June 2020.

Here’s Why We Don’t Want you to Know How Great Portugal Is Go Galavant. 22 June 2020.

Travel Insurance: Do I Need it and What Type Should I Get? Go Galavant. 8 June 2020.

5 Reasons Why Digital Nomads Should Flock to Barbados Go Galavant. 27 July 2020.

Five Tour Operators to Trust with your Family Vacation Go Galavant. 10 Aug 2020.