David Morton

Assistant Professor
phone 604 822 5195
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 221, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

Research Area

Education

PhD African History, University of Minnesota, 2015
BA History, Yale University, 1997

About

Office Hours for Jan. - Apr. 2020:

Tuesdays: 11:00 to noon
Wednesdays: noon to 13:00


Research

Research Interests

  • urban Africa
  • architecture and planning in history
  • informal settlement, housing, and citizenship
  • Mozambique in the twentieth century
  • Portuguese colonialism

Publications

Books

D. Morton. Age of Concrete: Housing and the Shape of Aspiration in the Capital of Mozambique. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019.

Articles/Book Chapters

D. Morton, “The Shape of Aspiration: Clandestine Masonry House Construction in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (1960-75)”, Journal of African History, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 283-304, 2018.

D. Morton, “A Voortrekker Memorial in Revolutionary Maputo”, Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 335-352, 2015.

D. Morton, “From Racial Discrimination to Class Segregation in Postcolonial Urban Mozambique”, in Geographies of Privilege, London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 231-261.

A. F. Isaacman and Morton, D., “Harnessing the Zambezi: How Mozambique’s Planned Mphanda Nkuwa Dam Perpetuates the Colonial Past”, International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 157-190, 2012.


David Morton

Assistant Professor
phone 604 822 5195
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 221, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

PhD African History, University of Minnesota, 2015
BA History, Yale University, 1997

Office Hours for Jan. - Apr. 2020:

Tuesdays: 11:00 to noon
Wednesdays: noon to 13:00

Research Interests

  • urban Africa
  • architecture and planning in history
  • informal settlement, housing, and citizenship
  • Mozambique in the twentieth century
  • Portuguese colonialism

Books

D. Morton. Age of Concrete: Housing and the Shape of Aspiration in the Capital of Mozambique. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019.

Articles/Book Chapters

D. Morton, “The Shape of Aspiration: Clandestine Masonry House Construction in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (1960-75)”, Journal of African History, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 283-304, 2018.

D. Morton, “A Voortrekker Memorial in Revolutionary Maputo”, Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 335-352, 2015.

D. Morton, “From Racial Discrimination to Class Segregation in Postcolonial Urban Mozambique”, in Geographies of Privilege, London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 231-261.

A. F. Isaacman and Morton, D., “Harnessing the Zambezi: How Mozambique’s Planned Mphanda Nkuwa Dam Perpetuates the Colonial Past”, International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 157-190, 2012.

David Morton

Assistant Professor
phone 604 822 5195
location_on Ponderosa Annex E 221, 2034 Main Mall, Vancouver , BC, V6T1Z2, Canada

PhD African History, University of Minnesota, 2015
BA History, Yale University, 1997

Office Hours for Jan. - Apr. 2020:

Tuesdays: 11:00 to noon
Wednesdays: noon to 13:00

Research Interests

  • urban Africa
  • architecture and planning in history
  • informal settlement, housing, and citizenship
  • Mozambique in the twentieth century
  • Portuguese colonialism

Books

D. Morton. Age of Concrete: Housing and the Shape of Aspiration in the Capital of Mozambique. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2019.

Articles/Book Chapters

D. Morton, “The Shape of Aspiration: Clandestine Masonry House Construction in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (1960-75)”, Journal of African History, vol. 59, no. 2, pp. 283-304, 2018.

D. Morton, “A Voortrekker Memorial in Revolutionary Maputo”, Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 335-352, 2015.

D. Morton, “From Racial Discrimination to Class Segregation in Postcolonial Urban Mozambique”, in Geographies of Privilege, London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 231-261.

A. F. Isaacman and Morton, D., “Harnessing the Zambezi: How Mozambique’s Planned Mphanda Nkuwa Dam Perpetuates the Colonial Past”, International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 157-190, 2012.