Monthly Archives: December 2013

WARC Travel Grant English 2014

WEST AFRICAN RESEARCH ASSOCIATION Your Link to the Community of West Africa & Diaspora Scholars. WARC Travel Grant 2014 The WARC Travel Grant program promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: Birahim Thioune

WARC Book presentation and dedication Trois Romanciers Sénégalais devant l’Histoire: Cheikh Hamidou Kane, Abdoulaye Elimane Kane, Boubacar Boris Diop by Birahim Thioune (L’Harmattan-Sénégal, 2013) This book, which focuses on three Senegalese writers whose works combine philosophy and literature, can be … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: Spirit of the Drums

Spirit of the Drums New Orleans Meets Dakar  A Performance/workshop at WARC On December 12th, 2013, the West African Research Center hosteda presentation by Mr Kamau Philips and  Mrs Binta Betty McDaniels,on the culture of New Orleans. Mr Philips and … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: Dr Jennifer Yanco

On December 11, Jennifer Yanco made a presentation on her forthcoming book at the West African Research Center. The book will be released by Indiana University Press later this month. Introducing the writer, the chair of the event, Dr Ousmane … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT Babacar Diakhaté

HIGHLIGHT Book presentation and dedication Babacar Diakhaté: Le Contrôle du Licenciement des Délégués du Personnel au Senegal (L’Harmattan, 2013) The panelists invited to introduce the author and discuss the book were all household names in the senegalese media, academia and … Continue reading

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