Transcript from one-on-one interview

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

10:16 AM – 11:44 AM

Location: Research office of interlocutor (Nairobi, Kenya)

Participant: Non-Kenyan woman with kinship ties to the...Read more


September 25, 2019

2:30 PM - 5 PM

NMK Ford Hall


What does an independent postcolonial nation do with a painful colonial past? It was noticeable how the speaker, a Kenyan Indian included...Read more

Okune. 2015. Notes on being researched while working at iHub.

I stumbled across this document, which I had created in 2015, on my computer today [Oct 2020] and decided it was a nice artifact to upload to RDS as "fieldnotes" of a few out of many more experiences as a research subject. These were just two of many innumerable times I participated in somebody'...Read more

Learning from Nairobi

Something Kim said - about Nairobi being an important site to learn from given that many in the US may be forced to go into the more informal economy, etc. - reminded me of a twist of that point...Read more

Keynote Presentation at IBM Research Lab. (2014, March 18). [Transcript based on personal recording].

0:02 CTO, IBM Watson We're very glad to be here in Africa. As you know, late last year, we opened our 4th research lab in IBM, here in Africa. And Africa represents to us an incredible, very exciting set of opportunities. And that's for many reasons, okay, not the least of which is the African...Read more

Mwangi, E. (2010). Between imagination and delusion: Cosmopolitan postcolonial critique in Ken Walibora’s Ndoto ya Amerika [The American Dream]. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 46(2), 125–137.

AO: This article by Mwangi analyses the late Ken Walibora's "Ndoto ya Amerika", arguing that it promotes “rooted cosmopolitanism” as a framework for literary and political development.Read more


Transcript from one-on-one interview

Friday , May 24 , 2019

Hung out from 10:10 AM – 2:00 PM. Interviewed happened at the beginning of this time (from 10:57 AM - 12:15 PM).

Location: lunch venue in Westlands (Nairobi, Kenya)

Participant...Read more

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