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The New Type of Senegalese under Construction: Fadel Barro and Aliou Sané on Yenamarrism after Wade

Published: Apr 24th, 2014

by Sarah Nelson Abstract Senegal’s Y’en a Marre movement, formed in early 2011, was instrumental in mobilizing the nation’s population, and especially its youth, to participate in the 2012 presidential election and… Read More

De-centering Theatrical Heritage: Forum Theater in Contemporary Senegal

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Brian Quinn Abstract The current state of Senegalese theater is a source of concern for a number of the country’s most prominent directors and performers, many of whom have… Read More

Nafissatou Dia Diouf’s Critical Look at a “Senegal in the Midst of Transformation”

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Molly Krueger Enz Abstract Nafissatou Dia Diouf is a Senegalese author who has garnered recognition both in her home country and internationally since she began publishing in the 1990s.… Read More

The Rise of a New Senegalese Cultural Philosophy?

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Devin Bryson Abstract The Senegalese social movement Y’en a Marre formed in 2011 in response to political stagnation and a lack of key public services. It played a decisive role in… Read More

The New Type of Senegalese under Construction: Fadel Barro and Aliou Sané on Yenamarrism after Wade

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

by Sarah Nelson Abstract Senegal’s Y’en a Marre movement, formed in early 2011, was instrumental in mobilizing the nation’s population, and especially its youth, to participate in the 2012 presidential election and… Read More

King or Knave? Felix Adende Rapontchombo and Political Survival in the Gabon Estuary

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Jeremy Rich Introduction In the late nineteenth century, the town of Libreville on the Gabon Estuary went through numerous changes as it moved from a marginal French naval base… Read More

Gender, Household Composition, and Adoption of Soil Fertility Technologies: A Study of Women Rice Farmers in Southern Senegal

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Amy J. Sullivan Introduction If as claimed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations women grow up to eighty percent of the food produced in Africa,… Read More

The Economy of Affection and Local Enterprises in Africa: Empirical Evidence from a Network Study in Burkina Faso and Senegal

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Tomomi Tokuori  Abstract This paper, based on the results of a quantitative and qualitative survey, investigates the role that networks play in the construction sector in Burkina Faso and… Read More

Becoming Local Citizens: Senegalese Female Migrants and Agrarian Clientelism in The Gambia

Published: Feb 20th, 2014

by Pamela Kea Abstract Drawing on ethnographic research with Senegalese female migrants in Brikama, The Gambia, this article examines local citizenship and agrarian clientelism. Emphasis is placed on female migrants… Read More