Dr. Ainehi Edoro received her doctoral training at Duke University in 2016 and joined the Marquette English department as an Assistant Professor. She teaches global Anglophone literatures, in addition to new forms of literary production within social media. She is also a literary blogger and online publisher.
Dr. Edoro is the founder and Editor of Brittle Paper, a leading online platform dedicated to African writing and literary culture. She is the author of the influential and widely circulated essay, “How Not to Talk About African Literature,” published in The Guardian. In 2016, New Africa Magazine named her one of the Top 100 Most Influential Africans. Her writings on African literature and the global literary scene have been published on The Guardian, Africa is a Country, Chimurenga, and Norway’s Dagsavisen.
In the last year, she’s presented lectures about her work at Yale University, Northwestern University, School of the Art Institute Chicago, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and most recently at the Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo, Norway.
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