Alain Mabanckou
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A Challenging Story that Usurps Convention: 'Memoirs of a Porcupine'
22 Jul 2012 // 5:05 PM

Unconventional fiction from a rising African star.


Alain Mabanckou’s wry novels are finally being translated for U.S. audiences
11 May 2012 // 4:35 AM

In a UCLA classroom one day not long ago, Alain Mabanckou was teaching a course in post-colonial African fiction, which he instructs in his French

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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