Dr. Tekle Woldemikael
- Addis Ababa University, Bachelor of Arts
Northwestern University, Master of Arts
Northwestern University, Ph.D.
Invited Conference Presentation:
"The Pitfalls of Nationalism In Eritrea" Biopolitics, Militarism, and Development: Eritrea in the 21st. Century, edited by David O'Kane and Tricia Redeker Hepner published by Berghahn Books 2009.
"An Exploration into the Religious Life of Eritrean Immigrants in the United States" forthcoming in African Christian Diaspora, edited by Frieder Ludwig, Trenton: Red Sea Press
"Africa Today" Vol. 60, No. 2, Guest Editor. Special Issue: Postliberation Eritrea. Author of "Introduction: Postliberation Eritrea" (Winter 2013) (pp. v-xix), Indiana University Press
Invited International Presentation:
In June '09 Professor Woldemikael traveled on invite to Dakar, Senegal to present at this international conference. Below is the title of his paper:
2009 "Islam, the Nation State and the Debate Over National Language in Eritrea" at the International Conference on "Islamic Renewal in Africa: Struggles Over the Public Sphere and Development" organized by the African Study Centre (Leiden University, the Netherlands), Dutch Embassy In Senegal and the Members of the Program "Islam in Africa: Globalization and Moving Frontiers" in Dakar, Senegal, June 23-25.
2009 "The Politics of Memory and Mourning in Eritrea" Pacific Sociological Association Meeting in San Diego April 8-11.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
“Under the Shadow of a Colonial City: A Memory of Childhood in Indigenous Asmara" in Architecture in Asmara: Colonial Origin and Postcolonial Experience edited by Peter Volgger and Stefan Graf. Berlin: Germany: Dom Publishers, December 15, 2017
Imagining Home from Exile: A Memory of Childhood in Indigenous Asmara forthcoming in Asmara, the Sleeping Beauty edited by Stefan Graf and Volgger, Institute for Architectural Theory, University of Innsbruck, Austria
“Here I am Naked”: Vulnerability of Day Laborers in the Borderlands" in Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology 2014
Scholars and Southern Californians in Dialog: New Conversations in Public Sociology. This book is being coedited with Dr. Victoria Carty and Dr. Rafael Luevano Lexington Books 2014
"Introduction: Postliberation Eritrea" an introduction to Special Issue on Postliberation Eritrea in Africa Today Journal Winter 2013
Special Issue Journal Editor "Postliberation Eritrea"a special edited volume for Africa Today journal. Winter 2013
"An Exploration into the Religious Life of Eritrean Immigrants in the United States" in African Christian Presence in the West. Edited by Frieder Ludwig and J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu and published by Africa World Press
"Pitfalls of Nationalism in Eritrea" in Biopolitics, Militarism and Development: Eritrea in the Twenty-First Century. Edited by David Okane and Tricia Redeker and published by Berghahn Books
"The Invention of New Traditions in Eritrea" in Traditions of Eritrea: Linking the Past to the Future. Edited by Gebremedhin and Tesfagiorgis and published by the Red Sea Press