Modern Languages, postcolonial studies

Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature by Peter Leman

Shortly before Singing the Law appeared in print but shortly after the staggering reality of the Covid-19 crisis was becoming clear, I received a phone call from a close friend in Uganda. He’d seen news reports about the pandemic’s spread in the U.S., and he wanted to know how my family and I were doing. … Continue reading