In addition to reviews in the press, my work has been the subject of some scholarly studies. A selection is below.
ADAMKIEWICZ, Ewa. “What’s the Matter with Multiraciality?: Race and the Multiracial Subject in Danzy Senna’s You Are Free and Teju Cole’s Open City.” Thesis, Universität Leipzig.
BREGER, Claudia. “Transnationalism, Colonial Loops, and the Vicissitudes of Cosmopolitan Affect: Christian Kracht’s Imperium and Teju Cole’s Open City,” in Transnationalisms: Sexualities, Fantasies, and the World Beyond, eds. Elisabeth Herrmann, Carrie Prey-Smith, and Stuart Taberner (forthcoming).
VERMEULEN, Pieter. “Flights of Memory: Teju Cole’s Open City and the Limits of Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism,” Journal of Modern Literature 37, no.1 (2014): 40-57.
HALLEMEIER, Katherine. “Literary Cosmopolitanisms in Teju Cole’s Every Day is for the Thief and Open City,” ariel: A Review of International English Literature 44, no.2-3 (2013): 239-250.
HARTWIGER, Alexander. “The Postcolonial Flâneur: Open City and the Urban Palimpsest,” Postcolonial Text 11, no.1 (2016).
JACOBS, Karen. “Teju Cole’s Photographic Afterimages.” Image & Narrative 15, no.2 (2014): 87-105.
MILLER, Stephen. “Walking New York: Reflections of American Writers from Walt Whitman to Teju Cole.” New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2014.
O’GORMAN, Daniel. “Gazing Inward in Jonathan Lethem’s Chronic City and Teju Cole’s Open City.” Fictions of the War on Terror: Difference and the Transnational 9/11 Novel. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015. 40-75.
ONIWE, Bernard Ayo. “Cosmopolitan Conversation and Challenge in Teju Cole’s Open City.” Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies 39, no.1 (2016): 43–65.