Dr Terrence Musanga
Department: English and CommunicationShare Profile Search on Google Scholar
https://orcid.org/0006-0002-7773-5860 & Web of Science ResearcherID ABC-8415-2021 Qualifications:
- BA Hons, MA, PDTE, PhD English
- Migration and Identity
- Gender and Identity
- Popular Culture
- Gender and Nationalism
Published book chapters
- Musanga, T. 2021. Narrativisng dis/continuities in ZANU PF intra-power politics. In: O. Nyambi, T. Mangena and G. Ncube (eds.), Cultures of Change in Contemporary Zimbabwe: Socio-Political Transition from Mugabe to Mnangagwa, London: Routledge. pp. 187-201. DOI: 104324/9781003190271-15
- Musanga, T. 2015. Representations of Zimbabwean transnational migration and diasporic identities in Brian Chikwava’s Harare North (2009) and Petina Gappah’s An Elegy for Easterly (2009). In: D. P. Sanchez and T. Falola (eds.), Slavery, Migrations, and Transformations: Connecting Old and New Diasporas to the Homeland, New York: Cambria Press. pp. 251-272.
Published journal articles
- Musanga, T. 2022. Twitter Diary and COVID-19 Survival: The case of @acielumumba, Journal of Literary Studies, 38 (1), 1-15.
- Musanga, T. 2022. Zimbabwe’s post-2000 land reform programme, inter-ethnic hierarchies among ‘Black Zimbabweans’ and the potential of resource conflict: the case of Chipinge District, African Identities, DOI: 10.1080/14725843.2022.2032591.
- Musanga, T. and Mukhuba, T. (2021). HIV and AIDS, naming and identity in Tendayi Kateketa Westerhof’s Unlucky in Love (2005), African Identities, DOI: 10.1080/14725843.2021.1902269.
- Musanga, T. and Mukhuba, T. (2019). HIV/AIDS, Gender, and Identity in Phillip Chidavaenzi’s The Haunted Trail, Scrutiny2, 24:2-3, 53-65, DOI: 10.1080/18125441.2020.1764612.
- Musanga, T. and Mukhuba, T. (2019). The coloniality of Zimbabwean transnational migration in NoViolet Bulawayo’s We need new names (2013): Lessons for African migrants, Ubuntu: Journal of Conflict and Social Transformation, 8 (2), 89-105, https://doi.org/10.31920/2050-4950/2019/sin2a5.
- Musanga, T. and Mukhuba, T. (2019). Toward the survival and wholeness of the African American Community: A womanist reading of Alice Walker’s The Color Purple (1982), Journal of Black Studies, 50 (4), 388-400, DOI: 1177/0021934719835083.
- Musanga, T. (2017). ‘Ngozi’ (Avenging Spirit), Zimbabwean Transnational Migration, and Restorative Justice in Brian Chikwava’s Harare North (2009), Journal of Black Studies, 48 (8), 775-790, DOI: 10.1177/0021934717720563.
- Musanga, T. (2016). Perspectives of Zimbabwe – China relations in Winky D’s ‘Made in China’ and NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2013). Journal of African Cultural Studies. 29 (1), 81-95, DOI: 10.1080/13696815.2016.1201654.
- Musanga, T. (2016) Zimbabwe’s land reform programme, migration and identity in Lawrence Hoba’s The Trek and Other Stories. Journal of African Identities. 15 (1), 3-13, DOI: 10.1080/14725843.2016.1154814.
- Musanga, T. (2016) Zimbabwean transnational migration, (in) visible masculinities and the reconfiguration of gender in Shimmer Chinodya’s Chairman of Fools. Journal of Black Studies. 47 (4), 365-378, DOI:10.1177/0021934716631482.
- Musanga, T. and Manase, I. (2016) History, identity and migration in contemporary Zimbabwean biography as reflected in Peter Orner and Annie Holmes’ Hope Deferred: Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives. Journal of African Identities.14 (3), 273-287, DOI: 10.1080/14725843.2015.1128806.
- Musanga, T. (2015) White Zimbabwean farmers’ unstable mobilities, identity and history in Douglas Rogers’ The Last Resort: A Memoir of Zimbabwe. Journal of National Identities. 18 (4), 397-408, DOI; 10.1080/14608944.2015.1091812
- Musanga, T. (2014) Graham Lang’s depiction of the Zimbabwean crisis, migration and identity in Place of Birth (2006), Imbizo, 5 (2), pp. 61 – 71.
- Musanga, T. (2014) Intra urban mobilities and the depiction of the city in Valerie Tagwira’s Uncertainty of Hope (2006). Journal of Black Studies. 46 (1), 102-116, DOI: 10.1177/0021934714558295.
- Mutekwa, A. and Musanga, T. (2013) Subalternising and Reclaiming Ecocentric Environmental Discourses in Zimbabwean Literature: (Re) reading Doris Lessing’s The Grass is Singing and Chenjerai Hove’s Ancestors. Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Volume 20 (2), 239- 257.
- Musanga, T. and Mutekwa, A. (2013) Supramasculinities and suprafemininities in Solomon Mutsvairo’s Chaminuka: Prophet of Zimbabwe (1983) and Yvonne Vera’s Nehanda (1993). Journal of African Identities. Volume 11 (1), 79-92.
- Musanga, T. and Mutekwa, A. (2011) Destabilizing and Subverting Patriarchal and Eurocentric notions of Time: An analysis of Chenjerai Hove’s Bones and Ancestors. Journal of Black Studies. 42 (8), pp 1299-1319.
- Musanga, T. (2009) The journey motif and the search for life’s meaning in Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist (1980). Unisa Latin American Report, 1 (1), 100-110.
Conferences and seminars attended and papers presented
- 4 – 8 August 2015: Attended a writing workshop where I was working on a paper entitled Perspectives of Zimbabwe – China relations in Winky D’s ‘Made in China’ and NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2013) at the Emerging Southern African Scholars Writing Workshop ‘Southern Africa Beyond the West: Political, Economic and Cultural Relationships with the BRICS Countries and the Global South’ in Livingstone, Zambia.
- 4-6 April 2014: Attended and presented a paper entitled Representations of transnational migration and diasporic identities in Brian Chikwava’s Harare North (2009) and Petina Gappah’s An Elegy for Easterly (2009) at the University of Texas at Austin (Texas, USA): African Diasporas: Old and New.
- 12 – 13 September 2013: Attended and presented a paper titled History, migration and identity and migration in Contemporary Zimbabwean fiction as reflected in Peter Orner and Annie Holmes’ (2010) Hope Deferred: Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives at the Postcolonial Studies Association Conference: History, Postcolonialism and Tradition, Kingston University, England.
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