Participants

Bámgbóṣé, Gabriel

  • Gabriel Bámgbóṣé
  • Department of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University

Bio: Gabriel is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He taught in the Department of English at Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria. He also taught Yorùbá as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) in Africana Studies Program at New York University, New York. His interests in scholarship include African literature, folklore, and popular culture; African women's poetry; feminist, postcolonial, and decolonial thoughts. Bámgbóṣé is also a poet and the founding editor of Ijagun Poetry Journal. His work has appeared in Comparative Literature and Culture, Contemporary Humanities, The African Symposium, Footmarks: Poems on One Hundred Years of Nigeria’s Nationhood, Ake Review, The Criterion, and Journal of Social and Cultural Analysis among others. He is the author of the poetry collection, Something Happened After the Rain.