Regarding Race, Nation, and Our Future

Written Work by Graham T. Baden

The British Dialect of Race and Nation: Postcolonial Histories of Sub-Subaltern Societies

The British Dialect of Race and Nation: Postcolonial Histories Of Sub-Subaltern Societies In the 1960s and 70s, waves of resistance swept over an empire upon which the sun had not … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Think Back Thursday — Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a political activist and a champion of women’s rights in colonial and post-independence Nigeria. She was a leading force in women’s suffrage during the 1950s and she … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Coldest War: The Fall of Imperialism and the Rise of Neo-Liberalism

History remembers the Cold War as one divided by right and wrong. While it is easier to say that the “West” and the “East” drew a line in the sand … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shaping Power — The Woodworks of the Luba Peoples of Central Africa

The glorious wooden carvings of the Luba peoples hold within them an indefinable power. They held kings, recorded histories, and united nations. While it is easy to grasp why the … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Presentation– Imagining a Bilingual Nation

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March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Imagining a Bilingual Nation: A Study of Cameroon’s Independence and Reunification at its Fiftieth Anniversary

Abstract: Considering the unique position of the Cameroons, having had three colonial rulers within the 20th century, what were the political, social, and economic reasons for the unification of Anglophone … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Critical Analysis — Ferdinand Oyono’s Houseboy

Ferdinand Oyono begins his haunting tragedy at the end of a Cameroonian houseboy’s life. “Brother, what are we,” Toundi Onduo asks as he enjoys his last arki, only minutes before … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 56 Comments

Throw Back Thursday – Africans of WWII

Our History Books would tell us that the Great War and its angry step-son WWII were fought on European soil and ultimately won by heroic Americans who joined the fight … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment