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Blackwell Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism, ed. with Girish Daswani,

About the Author

Ato Quayson

Ato Quayson is a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada, and in 2019 was elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. He is Professor of English at Stanford. 
He studied for his undergraduate degree at the University of Ghana and took his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge after which he held a Junior Research Fellowship at Wolfson College, Oxford before returning to Cambridge to become Reader in Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature in the Faculty of English from 1995-2005. He...

With Girish Daswani


A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link together the concepts in new and important ways.

A wide-ranging collection which reviews the most significant developments  and provides valuable insights into current key debates in transnational and diaspora studies

Contains newly commissioned essays by leading scholars, which will both influence the field, and stimulate further insight and discussion in the future

Provides interdisciplinary perspectives on diaspora and transnationalism which link the two concepts in new and important ways

Combines theoretical discussion with specific examples and case studies