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Year of Fire, Year of Ash

New publication: Year of Fire, Year of Ash: The Soweto Schoolchildren’s Revolt that Shook Apartheid (40th anniversary edition)
Baruch Hirson

Published 15th June 2016

• New edition marks 40 years since the iconic Soweto revolt by school students against apartheid in South Africa

• The inspiring story of 20,000 school students who faced down tanks and guns and galvanized the wider anti-apartheid movement

CFP:LAGOS: From the Pepperfarm to the Megacity (and Beyond) An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroads

LAGOS: From the Pepperfarm to the Megacity (and Beyond)

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroads

 

Faculty of Arts

University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

June 15-17, 2017

Book Channel Podcast with Mara Leichtman

I wanted to call attention to a recent podcast interview I did with Mara Leichtman, regarding her recently released book Shi'i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal (University of Indiana Press, 2015). Doctor Leichtman is an associate professor of anthropology at Michigan State University.

Re: Course on Contemporary sub-Saharan Africa

For pedagogical approaches to teaching interdisciplinary African studies courses, you might want to have a look at the recently published volume Teaching Africa: A Guide for the 21st-Century Classroom, ed. Brandon Lundy and Solomon Negash, Indiana UP, 2013:
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-key...

All the best,

Cathy Kroll
Sonoma State University

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