Professor Ying Cheng


  • Cheng, Ying. 2013. “‘A story is like the wind’: West African storytelling tradition in Femi Osofisan’s plays.” In Annual Review of African Studies in China, edited by Anshan, Li. Beijing: Peking University Press.


  • Cheng, Ying. “‘We Get Like Say We No Get’: The Journey of a Jerrycan and the Politics of Oil in Nigeria.” Cadbury conference “Money Judgment in Africa.” Birmingham, UK, May 2015.

  • Cheng, Ying. “Flowing Archives and Unpredictable Futures: Understanding Emeka Ogboh’s ‘Lagos State of Mind’.” African Literature Association Annual Conference, Bayreuth, Germany, June 2015.

  • Cheng, Ying and Olusegun Titus. “I No Go Agree!”: Reinterpreting Fela’s Music in the 2012 Occupy Nigeria Movement.” International Conference “Cultures of Struggle”, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, May 2015.

  • “‘Garbage Boys’ in the Afropolis: Protest from the Below.” Cadbury conference on “Class in Africa: A Reassessment”, Birmingham, UK, May 2014.

  • Cheng, Ying. “Performing the Everyday African Urbanism: The Exploration of Public Space by Contemporary Theatre Troupes in Lagos and Cape Town.” “Theatre and Stratification”: International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) World Congress. Warwick, UK, July 2014.

  • Invited participant: “Theatre and Civil Society” program, Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, USA, June 2013.

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