Monthly Archives: June 2017

HIGHLIGHT: Dr Victoria Rovine

HIGHLIGHT Dr Victoria Rovine, Art History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: “Africa, Fashion Design and Colonial History: The Surprising Power of Clothing” An Associate Professor of Art History at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Dr Victoria Rovine … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT : Chef Pierre Thiam Senegalese and West African Cuisine

Chef Pierre Thiam Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl On Wednesday June 7th, the WARC videoconference room hosted a lively presentation on Senegalese and West African cuisine and on efforts to valorize and further market local … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT Sembene across the continent

HIGHLIGHT Warc, Galle Ceddo, Cacsen and Daaray Semben launch Sembene Across the Continent celebrating the 10th anniversary of the filmmaker’s death. The West African Research Center(WARC), on Tuesday, June 6, 2017,convened and hosted a press conference to advertise a major … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT: Emiley Riley

HIGHLIGHT : Researchers’ Mini Seminars   Emily Riley, Phd (Michigan State University: Teranga and Hospitality as the Foundation of the Senegalese Nation and of Political and Religious Practices in Dakar The subject of this mini seminar held at the West … Continue reading

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HIGHLIGHT Festival Salam

HIGHLIGHT Salam Festival on Sufi Music: UNC North Carolina, UCAD Dakar, GFM Dakar and WARC Dakar team up to boost the academic component of the event. Every year(for the last three years), during the month of Ramadan, the celebrated Senegalese … Continue reading

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