The Sea is History: Exploring the Atlantic. eds. Carmen Birkle and Nicole Waller, contributor of article: “Learning the Ways.” Published in 2009 by Universitätsverlag Winter; Auflage. (Germany)
African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Beyond the Silence and Shame (Beacon Press, 2005)
Historical monograph on the memories of the slave trade from the perspective of African communities; based on over 40 oral histories of chiefs and other elders with a focus on the major theme of the impact of the slave trade on Africa as well as African resistance to slavery.
For selective reviews and excerpts in The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Nation, Harvard Magazine and The Chronicle of Higher Education, see respective websites.
“Breaking the Silence and A Break with the Past: African Oral Histories and the Transformations of the Atlantic Slave trade” in Ato Quayson and David Goldberg, eds. Relocating Post-colonialism, (London: Blackwell Pub. Ltd., 2002)
Editorial Board Member, Atlantic Studies: Literary, Cultural and Historical
Perspectives. New journal published by Routledge.
Featured journalist/contributor of history related articles to magazines and newspapers in the United Kingdom including The Jamaican Weekly Gleaner and The Evening Standard. 1996-97
You Can Make a Difference: The Story of Martin Luther King Jr., children’s book for ages 9-12 designed to supplement texts in American history. (Bantam/Doubleday, 1990)
Return to the Cave of Time, historical novel for children co-written
with Edward Packard. (Bantam/Doubleday)
Articles published in the UK Weekly Gleaner in 1996-97. See www.annecbailey.com (under Press).
A Critical Edition with Introduction and Notes of William Lemprière’s A Tour From Gibraltar To Tangier, Sallee, Mogodore, Santa Cruz, Tarudant; and thence, over Mount Atlas to Morocco: Including a Particular Account of the Royal Harem, & C. (1791). The Moroccan Cultural Studies Centre, Université Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, Fez, Morocco. 2008.
"Lauding the 'Mission Civilisatrice': Edith Wharton in 'French Morocco'".
“Propaganda for empire: Barbary captivity literature in the US” Journal of Transatlantic
Studies. Vol. 7, No 4, December 2009, 399-412.
"Mark Twain in Tangiers: A-Not-So Innocent Abroad." Sais-Fes Working Papers in Language, Literature and Culture. (2008) 66-74.
Review Essay : Abdel-Jaouad,Hédi. Rimbaud et l’Algérie. New York-Tunis : Les Mains Secrètes, 2002. Journal of Middle Eastern and North African Intellectual and Cultural Studies. Vol. 2.1 (2004) 121-132.
“Jack London’s Approach to Ethnicity in ‘Koolau the Leper’ and ‘The Mexican’.” NagoyaGakuin University Journal. Nagoya Gakuin University, Seto C ity, Japan. Vol. 33.1 (1996) 37-52, co-authored with Kiyosh Shinkuma.
“The Notion of Space in American Literature.” American Studies in North African Universities: An Inter-disciplinary Approach. Eds. Dahbi Mohammed, Nadia Tahri & Thomas Miller. Rabat, Morocco: Imprimerie El Maârif Al Jadida, (1992) 93-96.
“Rhythmic Archetypes in Instrumental Music from Africa and the Diaspora.” in Music Theory Online 16/4 (2010).
Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana: Our Music has
become a Divine Spirit (Aldershot: Ashgate Press, SOAS Musicology series, 2009).
“The West is Cold: Experiences of Ghanaian Performers in England and the United States.” Isidore Okpewho and Nkiru Nzegwu (eds.) The New African Diaspora:
Assessing the Pains and Gains of Exile (Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2009).
Introductory Course for African Drumming (Binghamton University Custom
“Review: Bissa du Burkina Faso: Musique vocale et instrumentale. 2003.
Choeurs royaux du Benin: Fon–Gbe d'Abomey. 2003. Mossi du Burkina Faso: Musiques de coeur et de village. 2002. Yoruba du Benin: Sakara & Gelede. 2002. Asante Kete Drumming: Music of Ghana. 2007. Niger: Musique des Touaregs, vol. 1: Azawagh.” Ethnomusicology 52/3 (2008).
“Review: Journey of Song: Public Life and Morality in Cameroon by Clare
Ignatowski.” Ethnomusicology Forum 17 (2007): 157-59.
“My Mother Has a Television Does Yours? Transformation in an Ewe Funeral
Drum Tradition.” Oral Tradition 20/2 (2005): 300-319.
Dzigbordi Haborbor Volume II. DVD of music videos directed, filmed, and edited by James Burns. Published by the Dzigbordi group in Ghana (2010).
Denu Dunenyo Haborbor Volume I. DVD of music videos directed, filmed, and edited by James Burns. Published by the Dunenyo group in Ghana (2009). Online sample at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pC5-LcHbbOE
Dzigbordi Haborbor Volume I. DVD of music videos directed, filmed, and edited by James Burns. Published by the Dzigbordi group in Ghana (2009). Online sample at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISy5LnHz3e8
Our Music has become a Divine Spirit: Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana. DVD documentary published by SOASIS (2008).
Ewe Drumming From Ghana: The Soup Which is Sweet Draws the Chairs in Closer. CD released by The British Library and Topic Records (May 2005). Recorded, Produced, and Sleeve Notes by James Burns. Reviewed by Trevor Wiggens (The World of Music 47/3 (2005): 174–75), Keith Howard (The Magazine for Traditional Music Throughout the World (2005)), and David Locke (Yearbook for Traditional Music (2006): 144.
Denu Dunenyo Haborbor Volume I. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dunenyo group in Ghana (2006). Includes the dances: Afa slow, Afa fast, and Agbadza.
Denu Dunenyo Haborbor Volume II. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dunenyo group in Ghana (2006). Includes the dances: Atsito and Gadzo.
Denu Dunenyo Haborbor Volume III. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dunenyo group in Ghana (2007). Includes the dance Atsito.
Denu Dunenyo Haborbor Volume IV. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dunenyo group in Ghana (2007). Includes the dance Gadzo.
Denu Dunenyo Haborbor Volume V. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dunenyo group in Ghana (2008). Includes the dances: Afa slow, Afa fast, Agbadza, Atsito, and Gadzo.
Apeyeme Agbadza Group Volume I. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by
the Apeyeme Agbadza Group in Ghana (2006). Includes the dances: Afa, Akpoka, and Ageshe
in the sequence and style of an actual
Apeyeme Sonu Group Volume I. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Apeyeme Sonu Group in Ghana (2006). Includes the Sonu dance.
Tornu Yeve Shrine Ensemble Volume I: Music For Ceremony. Recorded and
produced by James Burns. Published by the Tornu Yeve Shrine Ensemble in
Ghana (2006). This is a complete recording of the repertory of the Yeve shrine including the dances: Agogbagba, Sogbadza, Sovu, Adravu, Afotui and Dzetsiha.
Dzigbordi Haborbor Volume II. Recorded and produced by James Burns.
Published by the Dzigbordi Haborbor in Ghana (2006). This CD features new songs along with adzokpa (drum language dialogues) and hatsiatsia (solo songs with bell accompaniment)
Dzigbordi Haborbor: From the Vault. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dzigbordi Haborbor in Ghana (2006). unreleased takes from the original Topic Records Dzigbordi CD featuring 15 minute tracks of Agogbagba, Afa, Kinka, and Dzigbordi dance-drumming.
Dzigbordi Haborbor Volume III. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Dzigbordi Haborbor in Ghana (2008). Includes the dances:
Vulolo, Agogbagba, Dzigbordi dance drumming, and 9 Atsiã (solo dance styles).
Apeyeme Kpanlogo Group Volume I. Recorded and produced by James Burns. Published by the Apeyeme Kpanlogo Group in Ghana (2008)
African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor Worship Among the Akan, Third Edition. Lanham: MD., Hamilton Books, 2017.
African Personality and Spirituality: The Role of Abosom and Human Essence. Lanham: MD., Lexington Books, 2016.
African Spirituality: on Becoming Ancestors, Revised Edition, Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth (UK): University Press of America, 2011
African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor Worship Among theAkan. Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth (UK): University Press of America (Rowman & Littlefield Group), 2010
The Making of an African King: Patrilineal & Matrilineal Struggle Among theAwutu (Effutu) of Ghana, Revised Edition. University Press of America, 2014
The Making of an African King: Patrilineal & Matrilineal Struggle Among the Effutu of Ghana, Revised Edition. Lanham, MD. Hamilton Books 2019.
African Spirituality: On Becoming Ancestors. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publ (This is a reprint by Pearson of the first edition without any additions or changes), 2005.
The Making of an African King: Patrilineal & Matrilineal Struggle Among the Effutu of Ghana. Trenton, NJ.: Africa World Press, 2000.
African Spirituality: On Becoming Ancestors. Trenton, NJ.: African World Press, 1997
"Akom: The Ultimate Mediumship Experience Among the Akan." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 76, 1 (March 2008): 54-81. Oxford University Press
"African Spirituality and Religion." Trinity Journal of Church and Theology. 19, 3 (March 2018): 7-27
"Ancestor Worship in Africa." In Shamanism: An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and Culture. Edited by Mariko Walter and Eva Neumann. Santa Barbara, CA.:ABC-CLIO, 2004, pp. 899-906.
"Twin Cult of the Akan (Ghana)." In Shamanism: An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and Culture. Edited by Mariko Walter and Eva Neumann. Santa Barbara, CA.:ABC-CLIO, 2004, pp. 942-946.
Racism, Sexism, and the World-System, co-editor with J. Smith, J. Collins and T.K. Hopkins. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Inc., 1988.
Animists, Muslims and Europeans: Al-Hajj Salih b. Muhammad and His Contemporaries in the Ivory Coast and Ghana. Book ms. completed.
"African-Arab Relations: Essays in the Social and Cultural Dimensions." Article in progress.
Essays on Color and Feminine Beauty in Premodern Arabic Writings
Chapters and Articles
"The Samorian Occupation of Bondoukou: An Indigenous View", International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. X, No. 2 (1977), 242-58.
"Islam and National Integration Through Education in Nigeria", in John L. Esposito (ed.), Islam and Development: Religion and Sociopolitical Change (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1980), 181-205.
"A Note on the Concept of Zakah and Taxation", in M. Raquibuz Zaman (ed.), Some Aspects of the Economics of Zakah (Plainfield, IN: American Trust Publications, 1980.
"African Contributions to Universal Culture: The Need for Scholarly Research", in New York African Studies Association Newsletter, No. 19 (Fall 1983), 2-4.
"Muslims in the United States: An Overview of Organizations, Doctrines, and Problems", in Y. Y. Haddad, B. Haines, and E. Findly (eds.), The Islamic Impact (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1984), 195-217.
"Some Factors Which Promote and Restrict Islamization in America", in The American Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2 (August 1984), 41-50.
"Interaction Between 'Indigenous' and 'Immigrant' Muslims in the United States: Some Positive Trends", Hijra Magazine, March/April 1985, 13-5.
"The Image of Africans in Arabic Literature: Some Unpublished Manuscripts", in John R. Willis (ed.), Slaves and Slavery in Muslim Africa Volume I: Islam and the Ideology of Enslavement (London: Frank Cass, 1985), 47-74.
"West's ignorance of Islam is self-defeating." Article written in response to the newspaper's written question (from Martin J. Doorey, Editorial Staff Writer, request dated Jan. 28, 1986): "The Mideast, its problems and its politics, occupy much of our news space and consciousness these days. Is it true, as some Arabs and other Islamic leaders charge, that Western leaders do not sufficiently understand Islamic culture and politics enough to make informed judgments and shape intelligent policy regarding Arab and Islamic nations? What, if any, changes should be made in U.S. Mideast policy to reflect Arab and Islamic concerns?" Press & Sun-Bulletin newspaper (Binghamton, NY), February 8, 1986, 7A.
"Black Muslim Care and Counseling", in Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Rodney J. Hunter (Gen. Ed.) (Nashville: Abingdon Press), 1990
"Muslim/Non-Muslim Relations in the United States: Survey of the Historical Roles of Religion, Politics, and Ethnicity", forthcoming in book of essays to be published by the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs (London), the Division of the Humanities (CCNY), London, 1991.
"Arab Perceptions of Africans", contribution to a proposed book, "Africa and the Arab Middle East: Relations in Perspective", to be edited by Sulayman S. Nyang, J. Isawa Elaigwu, and Dunstan M. Wai.
"Muslims in the United States: History, Religion, Politics and Ethnicity." JOURNAL Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, Vol. XII, No. 11(1991), 433-48. Republished as “Muslim Relations in the United States” in Syed Z. Abdin and Ziauddin Sardar, eds., Muslim Minorities in the West (London: Grey Seal, for the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, 1995), 159-77.
"Malcolm X". The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World (ed. John L. Esposito), 1995, Vol. 3, 38-41.
Scholarly Books, Edited Books and Exhibition Catalogues
Co Editor, Debating Motherhood. African and Nordic Perspectives. Uppsala, Sweden: Nordic Africa Institute, forthcoming. 2009
Co Editor, The New African Diaspora. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 2006
Family Matters: Feminist Concepts in African Philosophy of Culture. Albany, NY: SUNY Press. 2003
Olokoto: Songs of Chima. Lekki, Nigeria: Pendulum Art Gallery, May. [Exh. cat.] 1999
Editor, Contemporary Textures: Multidimensionality in Nigerian Art. Binghamton: ISSA. 1998
Editor, Issues in Contemporary African Art. Binghamton: International Society for the Study of Africa [ISSA].1993
Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African American Craft, Wilberforce,
Ohio: National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, 2-14, 24-106,1993.
The Creation...Of The African Canadian Odyssey, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada. [Exh. cat.] 1992
Celebrating African Identity: Politics and Icons of Representation, A Space, Toronto, Canada. [Exh. cat.] 1989
Rural Reflections, Italian Cultural Institute, Lagos, Nigeria. [Exh. cat.] 1989
Pushing The Limits Of Vision, Zegu-Nigeria. [Exh. cat.]
Match Works: A Feminist Partnership Model of Development (347 pages, under review).
Solely Edited Journal Issues
JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies,
Issue 17 (2010), Issue 13 (2008), Issue 10 (2007), Issue 9 (2007), Issue 8 (2006), Issue 7 (2005), Issue 6 (2005), Issue 5 (2004), Issue 4 (2003), vol. 2, no 1 (2002), vol. 1, no 2 (2001), vol. 1, no 1 (2000)
Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World,
Issue 5 (2002), Issue 4 (2002), vol. 2, no 1. (2001), vol. 1, no 2 (2000)
West Africa Review, vol. 2, no 1 (2000)
Peer Reviewed Chapters in Books
“The Concept and Epistemology of ‘Motherhood’ within Patriliny,” Debating Motherhood.
African and Nordic Perspectives, ed. Signe Arnfred and Nkiru Nzegwu (Uppsala, Sweden: Nordic Africa Institute, forthcoming).
“Osunality (or African Eroticism).” In Mapping and Unmapping African Sexualities:
A Contemporary Reader. Ed. Sylvia Tamale. Pambazuka Press, forthcoming 2010.
“Ezekwesili Felicia Ifeoma Ekejiuba: Scholar, Activist and Champion of Women's Rights.” In Igbo Scholars and the Making of Intellectual Traditions in Africa and the African Diaspora. Ed. Gloria Chuku. 2009
“Gender Issues in Contemporary Nigerian Art.” In The Nucleus II: Essays on Nigerian Art and Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art, Lagos Permanent Collection. Ed Chika Okeke-Agulu and Uche Nwosu (Abuja: National Gallery of Modern Art, 2009).
“Immigration and African Diaspora Women,” The New African Diaspora. Ed. Isidore Okpewho and Nkiru Nzegwu (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press), 303-332.
“Transforming Matter: A Process Principle of Creativity,” Ezumezu: A Festschrift for Demas Nwoko, ed. Obiora Udechukwu and Chika Okeke (forthcoming).
“Art and Community: A Social Conception of Beauty and Self,” A Companion to African Philosophy, ed. Kwasi Wiredu (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishing), 415-424.
“Feminism and Africa: Impact and Limits of the Metaphysics of Gender” A Companion to African Philosophy, ed. Kwasi Wiredu (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishing), 560-569.
“School Days in Lagos: Fela, Lady, and ‘Acada’ Girls,” Fela: From West Africa to West Broadway, ed. Trevor Schoonmaker (New York: Palgrave/MacMillan), 135-148.
“O Africa: Gender Imperialism in Academia,” African Women and Feminism: Reflecting on the Politics Of Sisterhood, ed., Oyeronke Oyewumi (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press), 99- 157.
“The Politics of Gender in African Studies in the North,” Women in African Scholarly Publishing, eds. Cassandra Veney and Paul Tiyambe Zeleza (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press), 111-168.
“Art as Time-Lines: Sacral Representation in Family Spaces,” Sacred Spaces and Public Quarrels:
African Cultural and Economic Landscapes, eds., Ezekiel Kalipeni and Paul Tiyambe Zeleza
(Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1999), 171-195. Republished in Ijele: Art eJournal
of the African World, vol. 2, no. 1 (May 2001), http://www.ijele.com/vol2.1/nzegwu.html.
Republished in Space and Time in Management and Social Analysis: Emerging Concepts and Working Models, ed. Edward Róger Churnside Harrison (Government and Public Policy, University of Costa Rica, 2004).
“Colonial Racism: Sweeping Out Africa with Europe’s Broom,” Racism and Philosophy, eds., Susan Babbitt and Sue Campbell (Ithaca: Cornell University Press), 124-156.
“Introduction: Contemporary Nigerian Arts: Euphonizing the Art Historical Voice,” Contemporary Textures: Multidimensionality in Nigerian Art, Nkiru Nzegwu, ed. (Binghamton: ISSA), 1-39.
“Representational Axis: The Cultural Realignment of Ben Enwonwu,” Contemporary Textures: Multidimensionality in Nigerian Art, Nkiru Nzegwu, ed. (Binghamton: ISSA), 139-185.
“The Concept of Modernity In Contemporary African Art,” The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Self-Fashioning, eds., Isidore Okpewho, Carole Boyce Davies, and Ali Mazrui (Bloomington: Indiana University Press), 391-427.
“Contemporary African Art and Exclusionary Politics.” Issues in Contemporary African Art, ed., Nkiru Nzegwu (Binghamton: ISSA), 1-18.
“Transgressive Vision: Subverting the Power of Masculinity.” Issues in Contemporary African Art, ed., Nkiru Nzegwu (Binghamton: ISSA), 105-134.
“May the bullet not find me,” Cultural Activisms: Poetic Voices, Political Voices, eds., Ann Mamary and Gertrude James (Albany: SUNY Press, 1999), 245-267. Republished in JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, vol. 1, no. 2 (Fall 2001), http://www.jendajournal.com/vol1.2/nzegwu2.html
“Bypassing New York in Representing EKO: Production of Space in a Nigerian City,” Re-Presenting the City: Ethnicity, Capital and Culture in the 21st Century Metropolis, ed., Anthony D. King (London: Macmillan and New York University Press), 111-136.
“Recovering Igbo Women’s Traditions for Development: The Case of Ikporo Onitsha,” Women, Culture and Development, eds, Martha Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995), 444-465. Reprinted in Moral Issues in Global Perspective,ed. Christine Koggel (Broadview Press, 1999).
“Are Western Aesthetic Theories Relevant For The Understanding Of African Art?” The Reasons Of Art, ed., Peter J. McCormick (Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press), 173-177.
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
“Iyoba Idia: The Hidden Oba of Benin,” JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies,
Issue 9. (2007), http://www.jendajournal.com/issue9/nzegwu.html. An earlier version
was published in Benin: A Kingdom in Bronze, Broward County African American Research Library and Cultural Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2005, 34-67.
“The Epistemological Challenge of Motherhood to Patriliny.” JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, Issue 5. (2003), http://www.jendajournal.com/issue5/nzegwu.html. (Published in 2004).
“Africaresoruce.com: Bridging the Digital Divide.” African Issues (Journal of the African Studies Association), Special Issue on the “Brain Drain,” ed. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, Summer 2003.
“Questions of Agency: Development, Donors and Women of the South,” JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, vol. 2, no. 1 (2002), http://www.jendajournal.com/vol2.1/nzegwu.html.
“Hidden Spaces, Silenced Practices and the Concept of Igba N’rira,” West Africa Review.3, 2, http://www.westafricareview.com/vol3.2/nzegwu.html.
“Islam and its Bigots: The Case of Safiyatu Huseini Tugur Tudu,” JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, vol. 1, no. 2 (2001),
“1Globalization and the JendaJournal,” JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, vol. 1, no. 2 (2001), http://www.jendajournal.com/vol1.1/nzegwu1.html.
“Memory Lines: Art in the Pan-African World,” Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World, vol. 1, no. 2 (November 2000), http://www.ijele.com/vol1.2/nzegwu2.html.
“African Women and the Fire Dance,” West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (2000) http://www.westafricareview.com/vol2.1/nzegwu1.html.
“Crossing Boundaries: Gender Transmogrification of African Art History,” Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World, vol. 1, no. 1 (2000), http://www.ijele.com/vol1.1/nzegwu1.html. Republished
in the James S. Coleman African Studies Center Occasional Paper Series, African Studies Center, UCLA, (2000).
“Creating Memory: A Conversation with Carole Harris,” Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World, vol. 1, no.1, http://www.ijele.com/vol1.1/nzegwu2.html.
1998, 2000 “Chasing Shadows: The Misplaced Search for Matriarchy,” Canadian Journal of African Studies, vol. 32, no. 3 (1998), 594-622. Republished in West Africa Review, vol. 2, no. 1 (2000).
“The Africanized Queen: Metonymy in Transformative Art,” African Studies Quarterly,
vol. 1, no. 4, (1998), Religion and Philosophy in Africa,
http://www.clas.ufl.edu/africa/asq/v1/v1_i4.htm. Republished in Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World, vol. 1, no. 2 (2000), http://www.ijele.com/vol1.2/nzegwu3.html.
“In Praise of the Orishas: A Diasporic African Spirituality,” Matriart: A Canadian Feminist Art Journal, no. 3, 36-43.1996
“Philosophers’ Intellectual Responsibility to African Females,” American Philosophical Association
(APA) Newsletter, 130-135, November 1996.
“Reality on the Wings of Abstraction,” International Review of African American Art, Special Issue on Abstraction, 3-12, November 1996.
“Questions of Identity and Inheritance: A Critical Review Anthony Appiah’s: In My Father’s House,” HYPATIA: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Special Issue on Feminist Theory and the Family, vol. 2, no. 1, 176-199, Winter 1996.
“Khadejha McCall: Many Rivers to Cross,” Matriart: A Canadian Feminist Art Journal, vol. 4, no. 4, 6-11, 1994.
“Riding the Spirit of Ogun: The Art of Olu Amoda,” NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art, vol. 1, no. 1, 8-15, Fall/Winter 1994.
“Gender Equality In a Dual Sex System: The Case of Onitsha,” Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, vol. 7, no. 1, 73-95, 1994. Republished in JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, vol. 1, no. 2 (2001), http://www.jendajournal.com/vol1.1/nzegwu.html.
“Confronting Racism: Toward the Formation of a Female-Identified Consciousness,” Canadian Journal for Women and the Law, vol. 7, no. 1, 15-33, 1994.
“Living in a Glass House, Passing Through Glass: The Art of Therman Statom, James Watkins, and John Dowell Jr.” International Review of African American Art, vol. 11, no. 2, 45-51, 1994.
“Spiritualizing Craft: The African American Craft Art Legacy,” International Review of African American Art, vol. 11, no. 2, 16-23, 1994.
“The Creation...Of the African Canadian Odyssey” International Review of African American Art, vol. 10, no. 1, 16-37, 1992.
Michael O. West
Out of One, Many Africas: Reconstucting the Study and Meaning of Africa (edited with William G. Martin), University of Illinois Press, 1999.
The Rise of an African Middle Class: Colonial Zimbabwe, 1890-1965 (authored), Indiana
University Press, 2002.
From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International Since the Age of Revolution (edited with William Martin and Fanon Che Wilkins), University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
"Indian Politics in South Africa: 1860 to Present," South Asia Bulletin, 7, 1 & 2 (1987): 97-111.
"The Tuskegee Model of Development in Africa: Another Dimension of the African/African- American Connection" Diplomatic History, 16, 3 (1992): 371-387.
"Ndabaningi Sithole, Garfield Todd and the Dadaya School Strike of 1947," Journal of Southern African Studies, 18, 2 (1992): 297-316.
"'Equal Rights for all Civilized Men': Elite Africans and the Quest for 'European' Liquor in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1924-1961," International Review of Social History, 37 (1992): 376-397.
"Pan-Africanism, Capitalism and Racial Uplift: The Rhetoric of African Business Formation in Colonial Zimbabwe," African Affairs, 92 (1993): 263-283.
"Nationalism, Race and Gender: The Politics of Family Planning in Zimbabwe, 1957-1990," Social History of Medicine, 7, 3 (1994): 447-471.
"Indians, India and Race and Nationalism in British Central Africa," South Asia Bulletin: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 14, 2 (1994): 86-103.
"In Search of Ethiopianism: An Historical Investigator's Personal Odyssey in Zimbabwe," Journal of African Travel-Writing, 1 (1996): 52-63.
"Crossing Boundaries: Research Notes on South Asians and Africans in Africa, the Americas and Europe," Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 16, 2 (1996): 48-52.
"Liquor and Libido: 'Joint Drinking' and the Politics of Sexual Control in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1920s-1950s," Journal of Social History, 30, 3 (1997): 645-667.
With William G. Martin, "A Future with a Past: Resurrecting the Study of Africa in the Post- Africanist Era," Africa Today, 44, 3 (1997): 309-326.
With William G. Martin, "Return to Sender: No Such Person in the House, A Reply to Christopher C. Lowe's Article 'Resurrection How'?" Africa Today, 45, 1 (1998): 63-69.
"Like A River: The Million Man March and the Black Nationalist Tradition in the United States," Journal of Historical Sociology, 12, 1 (1999): 81-100.
"Going to America: The Odyssey of Stephen Sithole, an African Evangelical Christian, 1938-53," Journal of African Travel-Writing, 8/9 (2001); 136-150.
"Seeds are Sown: The Garvey Movement in Zimbabwe in the Interwar Years," International Journal of African Historical Studies, 35, 2-3 (2003): 335-362.
"Global Africa: The Emergence and Evolution of an Idea," Review, 28, 1 (2005): 85-108.
"Walter Rodney and Black Power: Jamaican Intelligence and US Diplomacy," African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies [online], 1, 2 (2006): 1-50.
"The Struggle for Zimbabwe, "Then and Now: Notes Toward A Deep History of the Current Crisis," Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies, 8, 2 (2007): 139-147.
"Seeing Darkly: Guyana, Black Power, and Walter Rodney's Expulsion from Jamaica," Small Axe, 25 [corresponds to 12, 1] (2008): 93-104.