This interview is with Zachariah Mampilly, who is the Marxe Endowed Chair of International Affairs at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, CUNY. In 2012/2013, he was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This interview was recorded in October 2021.
In this episode, Zachariah discusses several topics, including:
What art is inspiring Zac these days? Two genres helped him get through Covid duldrums: Afrobeats, especially Burna Boy; and science fiction––Octavia Butler saw this all coming.
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