Articles and Book Chapters

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Over-Making Nyanga: Mastering ‘Natural’ Beauty and Disciplining Excessive Bodily Practices in Metropolitan Cameroon.” Forthcoming with African Studies Review, June 2019.

Guest Editor: “ Forum Introduction: Bodily Practices and Aesthetic Rituals in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Africa.” Forthcoming with African Studies Review, June 2019.


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Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “‘Where are all the Women who used to be Good Athletes in their School Days?’: Sports and Gendered Leisure in Anglophone Cameroon in the 1960s and 1970s.” In Africa Every Day: Fun, Leisure, and Expressive Culture on the Continent. Edited by Kemi Balogun, Lisa Gilman, Melissa Graboyes, and Habib Iddrisu, 186-196. Forthcoming with Ohio University Press, November 2019.


Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Gender and (Militarized) Secessionist Movements in Africa: An African Feminist’s Reflections.” Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism Vol. 17, No. 2 (2018): 338-358.

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Intellectual Housewives, Journalism, and Anglophone Nationalism in Cameroon, 1961-72.” Journal of West African History Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2017): 67-92.

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “Housewives at Husbands’ Throats: Recalcitrant Wives and Gender Norms in a West African Nation, 1961-1972.” Gender & History Vol. 29, Issue 2 (2017): 405-422.

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “African Women do not Look Good in Wigs: Gender, Beauty Rituals and Cultural Identity in Anglophone Cameroon, 1961-1972.” Feminist Africa Issue 21 (2016): 7-22.

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “The Anlu Rebellion.” In The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Edited by Thomas Spear. New York: Oxford University Press, March 2018.

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel and Walter Gam Nkwi. “Mapping History in Cameroon: Reflections on Cameroon’s Triple European Legacies.” Revise and resubmit to Historical Journal.

Blog Posts

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “The Coffin Revolution: Historicizing Secessionist Intentions in English-Speaking Cameroon.” Africa is a Country, April 28, 2017.

Mougoué, Jacqueline-Bethel. “How I Increased My Bride Price, and Other Insights from My Dissertation Field Research.” African Studies Association News, September 2012.