Abimbola A. Adelakun

Abimbola A. Adelakun is an assistant professor in the Department of African/African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She studies modern African culture through the disciplinary lenses of performance, gender, religion, Africana, and Yoruba studies. Her forthcoming book, Performing Power in Nigeria: Identity, Politics, and Pentecostalism, will be published by the Cambridge University Press (2021). Abimbola writes a weekly column for PUNCH Newspapers.


Contributions by Abimbola A. Adelakun


Abusing Religion and the Importance of Refocusing Gazes

"One can refuse to be manipulated by sensationalist media priming the public to generate the outrage that will serve white supremacy," writes Abimbola Adelakun in this response to our interview with Megan Goodwin on the theory of contraceptive nationalism in her book Abusing Religion