Monthly Archives: March 2013

HIGHLIGHT: Book Presentation Vieux Savane

Vieux Savane et Baye Makebe Sarr: Yen A Marre: Radioscopie d’une Jeunesse Insurgee au Senegal (L’Harmattan-Senegal, Nov. 2012) A few months after the Yen A Marre social and political phenomenon which definitevely changed the civil society and political landscape in … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: Book Presentation and Signing Ceremonies

Patrick Maneume Diong: Les Fantômes du Pouvoir (a novel) (L’Harmattan-Senegal, Friday, March 8, 2013)   Amadou Ly: La Poesie Senegalaise d’Expression Francaise de 1945 a 1985 (Ifan-Ucad, the Monday, March 11, 2013) On Friday, March 8, the novel Les Fantomes … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT Dakar American Applied Research & Training Site Visits in Senegal — “Panier Thermos” (Thermos Basket)

On March 1, 2, and 3 the DAART project management at the West Africa Research Center(WARC) and two members of the project steering committee traveled to Saint Louis(in the north of Senegal) and to Ngaye-Mekhe(in central Senegal) to conduct field … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT Black History Month: Akwantu: the Journey

The last event staged by the West African Research Center in celebration of Black History Month was the showing and discussion of the documentary on the Maroon people of Jamaica entitled Akwantu: the Journey. On the occasion, the Warc conference … Continue reading

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