Titulaire d’un Doctorat en Arts de l’université du Michigan, Il a publié de nombreuses études tournant autour de la littérature, des femmes, du langage et de la musique dont Popular Music, Appropriation, and Circular Culture of Labor Migration in Southern Africa: The case of South Africa and Malawi. co-écrit avec le professeur Lupenga Mphande. Ikechukwu Okafor-Newsum is the principal editor of Working Papers: The Black Woman, Challenges and Prospects for the Future (with Carlene Herb Young et al, 1991). He is author of Class, Language and Education: Class Struggle and Sociolinguistics in an African Situation (1990). Dr. Newsum is co-author of two books, The Use of English (with Adebisi Afolayan, 1983); and United States Foreign Policy Towards Southern Africa: Andrew Young and Beyond (with Olayiwola Abegunrin, 1987). His current research interests concern language (sociolinguistics), literature, and post-colonial theory. Dr. Newsum is adjunct associate professor in the Department of English and faculty associate in the Centers for African Studies and Folklore Studies and in the Department of Women’s Studies (OSU).
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