Postcolonial literature, Visual culture, Relationship between politics/literature, Violence and Memory
PhD Comparative Literature, University of Bayreuth
MA Commonwealth Literature, University of Yaounde 1.
Ndi, Gilbert Shang. State/Society: Narrating Transformations in Selected African Novels. Berlin: Lit-Verlag. 2016.
This study analyses creative representations of a vital aspect of governance in Africa: the perception of state power in society. Based on a comparative study of Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Ayi Kwei Armah, Sony Labou Tansi and Ahmadou Kourouma.
Ndi, Gilbert Shang. « Texte comme Prétexte: la transfiguration générique dans des romans de Sony Labou Tansi et de Ngugi wa Thiong'o. » French Studies in Southern Africa. Rev. 43, 2013.
(Title in English – “Text as Pretext: the transfiguration of generic boundaries in the novels of Sony Labou Tansi and Ngugi wa Thiong’o.”)
Ndi, Gilbert Shang. “A Question of the Body: Colonial Legacies and Postcolonial Imaginaries of Power.” International Journal of English and Literature. 7(9), 2016. 143-151.
Awards and scholarships
DAAD Prize 2013
Limbum, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian