Table of Contents – Volume 10

Front Matter (Editorial Board, Table of Contents, Contributors)

Introduction: The Aesthetics, Politics, and Cultural Economy of African Stand-up Comedy
Nduka Otiono

The Logic of Laughter and the Ecology of Ethno-Cultural Representation in Nigerian Stand-up Comedy
James Tar Tsaaior

From Alarinjo to Oniduro: Stand-up Comedy as a Neo-Cultural Expression
Doyin Aguoru

Comedy on the Cusp of Plurality: Gbenga Adeboye and the Context of Social Critique in Nigeria
Adeshina Afolayan

Comedy at the Junction of Popular and Political Cultures in Guinea: The Cases of Gèètö, Tyotyop, and L’Homme
Mohamed Saliou Camara

Performing Humour on Ugandan Buses: Preliminary Insights on the Jokes Performed by Hawkers of Medicinal Products
Danson Sylvester Kahyana

Representations of the Nigerian Police and Policing in Stand-up Comedy: Tracking Embedded Meanings and Implications
Chikezirim Nwoke

Lexical Cohesion as a Narrative Force in the Jokes of I Go Die
Destiny Idegbekwe

Collective Beliefs as Script Triggers: A Case Study of Gordons’ Stand-up Comedy Performance
Lynda Chinenye Ambrose

Standing Up, Talking Back: Stand-up Comedy, African Immigrants and Belonging in Canada
Eyitayo Aloh

Appendix: What has gender got to do with African comedy and stand-up acts?
Nduka Otiono

Book Review
Bakassi, Okey. (2019) The Memoirs of an African Comedian. Lagos: Tribal Marks Media.
Reviewer: Ifesinachi Nwadike, Independent writer and scholar. 

Entire issue of Volume 10 (Spring 2022)