Publications


Comics as commemoration? The tirailleurs sénégalais and World War I.” Francosphères, vol. 10, no. 1, 2021, pp. 63-77.

BD Reportage or Exotic Travel Journal? L’Afrique de papa and the Intermedial Gaze.” Études francophones, vol. 32, 2020, pp. 13-35.

“Picturing the (Silent) History of Immigration in France and in French Bandes Dessinées,” in Immigrants and Comics: Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis, ed. Nhora Serrano, Routledge, 2019, pp. 149-161.

“African Bande Dessinée Festivals & Competitions: Participation, Patronage, and Performance.” Research in African Literatures. vol. 50, no. 2, 2019. pp. 35-48.

Invited Round Table Organizer, “Decolonising the Arts: Museums & Restitution,” at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2019.

Bumatay, Michelle, and Joseph L. Underwood. “Focus: Ibrahima Dieye.” The View From Here: Contemporary Perspectives From Senegal, edited by Joseph L. Underwood, Joseph L. Underwood and the Kent State School of Art Collection & Galleries, 2018, 58-60.

“Focus: Camara Guèye.” The View From Here: Contemporary Perspectives From Senegal, edited by Joseph L. Underwood, Joseph L. Underwood and the Kent State School of Art Collection & Galleries, 2018, 49-53.

Review of La fabrique des classiques africains: Écrivains d’Afrique subsaharienne francophone (1960-2012) by Claire Ducournau,” H-France Review. vol. 18, no. 94, 2018.

Sub-Saharan African Francophone Comics,” encyclopedia entry for The Planetary Republic of Comics, ed. Frederick Luis Aldama (web, 2018)

Notre histoire and Madame Livingstone: Travels in Time,” in Contemporary French Civilization 42.2 (2017) 141-169

ReviewThe Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art, in Cinema Journal 56.2 (2017) 155-160

2017 Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Mellon Faculty Fellows Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 27-28, 2017.

Round Table Discussion on the Burkini Ban in France, Beloit College, (Beloit, September 2016)

Plural Pathways, Plural Identities: Jean Phillipe Stassen’s “Les Visiteurs de Gibralter,” in Postcolonial Comics: Texts, Events, Identities. Benita Meta and Pia Mukherji, eds. Routledge, 2015, 29-43

Postcolonial Interjections: Jean-Philippe Stassen Illustrates Heart of Darkness and We Killed Mangy-Dog,” in Alternative Francophone 1.8 (2015) 18-36

Graphic Novels and Identity in Africa and the Diaspora,” presented as part of the 2013-2014 Faculty Colloquium series at Willamette University (Salem, 2014)

Humor as a Way to Re-Image and Re-Imagine Gabon and France in La Vie de Pahéand Dipoula,” European Comic Art 5.2 (2012) 44-66

Aya de Yopougon: A More Palatable Africa,” presented at the African Activist Association’s Fourth Annual Conference, “Narratives of Now: Visual and Performance Art in Africa” (University of California, Los Angeles 2009)

Michelle Bumatay and Hannah Warman, “Illustrating Genocidaires, Orphans, and Child Soldiers in Central Africa,” Peace Review 24.3 (2012) 332-339

La collaboration à distance: Entretien avec Alain Mabanckou,” in Paroles gelées 25.1 (2009) 27-34

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