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Personal Statement

I took up my post at Strathclyde in January 2019 after 18 years at the University of Stirling. I have published widely on various aspects of modern and contemporary Francophone West African culture, including the monographs, Sembene: Imagining Alternatives in Film and Fiction (2000) and (with Patrick Williams), Postcolonial African Cinema (2007). I have also published numerous edited volumes, including (with Charles Forsdick), Postcolonial Thought in the French-Speaking World (2009) and The First World Festival of Negro Arts, Dakar 1966 (2016). I am currently writing a biography of the interwar Senegalese anti-colonial militant, Lamine Senghor.

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Research Output 2014 2019

Communisme et anticolonialisme: sur Lamine Senghor: entretien avec David Murphy

Murphy, D., 26 Jun 2019, 8 p.

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Open Access

Inside Dakar's Musée Dynamique: reflections on culture and the state in postcolonial Senegal

Murphy, D. & Vincent, C., 11 Mar 2019, 9, 1, p. 81-97 17 p.

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Community Arts

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Cuimhnichibh oirnn - remember us

Ingeborg Birnie (Organiser), David Murphy (Organiser)
26 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course