ANN: TOC African Studies Review 61.3 (September 2018)

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Editor's Introduction1 Decolonizing African Studies


Articles8 The ASA at 60: Advocacy in an Age of Tyranny


M. Anne Pitcher


27 More than Elections: Rural Support and Regime Stability in Africa


Beth S. Rabinowitz


Fourm on crime and punishment


53 Guest Editors’ Introduction to Crime and Punishment Forum


Luise white, Todd Leedy


56 Poro on Trial: The 1913 Special Commission Court case of Rex v. Fino, Bofio and Kalfalla


Katrina H.B. Keefer


79 Litigating Honor, Defamation, and Shame in Southern Rhodesia


Allison K. Shutt


99 “Hell was let loose on the country”: The Social History of Military Technology in the Republic of Biafra


Samuel Fury Childs Daly


119 Xenophobia and Collective Violence in South Africa: A Note of Skepticism About the Scapegoat


Jonny Steinberg


135 Ravens Reconsidered: Raiding And Theft Among Tubu-Speakers In Northern Chad


Judith Scheele


156 The Ban on “Tropical Natives” and the Promotion of Illegal Migration in Pre-Apartheid South Africa


Francis Musoni


Forum in Celebration of Idrissa Ouedraogo



178 In Celebration of Idrissa Ouedraogo (1954-2018)


Kenneth Harrow


181 The Huge Contribution to Cinema of Idrissa Ouedraogo


Oliver Barlet


191 “The World Should be Open to Film”: an Interview with Idrissa Ouedraogo


Melissa Thackway


194 Rituals of Illumination and Elective Affinity in Idrissa Ouedraogo’s Cinematic Legacy


Oliver-Jean Tchouaffe


201 Against the “One Cinema System” Idrissa Ouedraogo and the Invention of Contemporary African Films


Alexie Tcheuyap


207 Idrissa Ouedraogo, The Maestro of Burkinabe Cinema


Boukary Sawadogo


209 Farewell my friend!


Jean-Marie Teno


211 Homage to Idrissa Ouedraogo


Olympe Bhely Quenum


Scholarly Review Essays


214 CELEBRATING AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS - Amy J. Staples, Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan, and Bryna M. Freyer, eds. Fragile Legacies. The Photographs of Solomon Osagie Alonge. Washington, DC: National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution/National Com


Pascal James Imperato


218 EAST AFRICAN CHRISTIAN NETWORKS - Andreana C. Prichard. Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860–1970. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2017. xiii + 339 pp. Maps. Photographs. Notes. Bibliography


Brian Stanley