Dorothy Odartey-Wellington | College of Arts

Dorothy Odartey-Wellington

Picture of Professor Dorothy Odartey-Wellington
Associate Professor
School of Languages and Literatures
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 ext. 53179
MacKinnon 276


  • B. A., Honours,  University of Ghana, Legon
  • M.A., McGill University
  • Ph. D., McGill University

Fields of Specialization

  • Afro-Hispanic Literature
  • Contemporary Spanish Fiction
  • Fictional Narratives of Migration

Recent Publications

Chapters in books

  • Odartey-Wellington, D. (2016). "Newcomers and Host Nations: Literary Images Associated with Immigrants in Spanish Fictional Narrative". In César Dominguez; Anxo Abuín ; Ellen Sapega. (Ed.), A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula. Vol II (pp. 112-124). John Benjamins.
  • Odartey-Wellington, D. (2015). "Postnatioanal or Postcolonial? Reading Immigrant Writing in Post National Europe: the case of Equatorial Guinea and Spain". In César Dominguez and Theo D'haen (Eds.), Cosmopolitanism and the Postcolonial: Literature and the New Europe (pp. 199-213). Leiden: Brill/Rodopi

Refereed Articles

  • “Odartey-Wellington, Dorothy.  (2017). “ Walls, Borders, and Fences in Hispano-Saharawi Creative Expression”. Research in African Literatures.  28.3.  (Forthcoming). Special Issue: Migratory Movements and Diasporic Positioning in Contemporary Hispano and Catalano African Literatures. Juliane Tauchnitz and Julia Borst, Guest Editors.
  • Odartey-Wellington, D. (2015). "Fictional and Street Narratives: The Textual Scaffolding of Contemporary African Cities". Matatu. Journal for African Culture and Society, 47, 153-174.
  • Odartey-Wellington, D. (2014). "Equatorial Guinea is Different': literatura colonial de Guinea Española en África Occidental. Revista Iberoamericana, 58 (248-249), 763-776.
  • Odartey-Wellington, D. (2012). "Ciudades soñadas y ciudades en las que es imposible soñar: la narrativa de Guinea Ecuatorial". Tintas: Quaderni di Letterature Iberiche e Iberoamericane, 2 (2012), 81-95.