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African Studies Review

Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021

Published Online April 2021

Editor’s Introduction

Vaccine Nationalism and the Future of Research in Africa
Claudia Gastrow, Benjamin N. Lawrance
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 1 - 4
doi: 10.1017/asr.2021.12 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Forum: Decolonizing the Virtual: Future Knowledges and the Extrahuman in Africa
Decolonizing the Virtual: Future Knowledges and the Extrahuman in Africa
Sasha Newell, Katrien Pype
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 5 - 22
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.88 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Beads, Pixels, and Nkisi: Contemporary Kinois Art and Reconfigurations of the Virtual
Katrien Pype
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 23 - 40
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.74 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Digitality and Decolonization: A Response to Achille Mbembe
Victoria Bernal
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 41 - 56
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.90 Published Online on 16 April 2021
The Biopolitics of Media Currency: Transforming the Ghana Film Unit into TV3
Peter J. Bloom
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 57 - 70
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.79 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Dazzled by New Media: Mbembe, Tonda, and the Mystic Virtual
Peter Geschiere
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 71 - 85
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.80 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Decolonizing Science, Digitizing the Occult: Theory from the Virtual South
Sasha Newell
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 86 - 104
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.87 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Commentary
Future Knowledges : une afrotopie futuriste sans chercheurs africains?
Aghi Bahi
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 105 - 115
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.127 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Editor’s Introduction
African Studies Keywords: An Introduction
Benjamin N. Lawrance, Gaurav Desai
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 116 - 128
doi: 10.1017/asr.2021.10 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Other
African Studies Keyword: Body
Julie Livingston
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 129 - 143
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.101 Published Online on 16 April 2021
Article
African Responses to COVID-19: The Reckoning of Agency?
Amy S. Patterson, Emmanuel Balogun
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 144 - 167
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.122 Published Online on 22 February 2021
Enclaves of Banditry: Ungoverned Forest Spaces and Cattle Rustling in Northern Nigeria
Ifeanyi Onwuzuruigbo
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 168 - 191
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.46 Published Online on 6 July 2020
The Precariousness of Protection: Civilian Defense Groups Countering Boko Haram in Northeastern Nigeria
Daniel E. Agbiboa
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 192 - 216
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.47 Published Online on 6 August 2020
Colonial Education and Women’s Political Behavior in Ghana and Senegal
Erin A. Hern
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 217 - 241
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.12 Published Online on 25 June 2020
“A nossa lâmpada não se apaga”: The Mnemonic Return of Angola’s Jonas Savimbi
Vasco Martins
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 242 - 265
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.23 Published Online on 23 June 2020
Scholarly Review Essay
Black Atlantic Christianity - Judith Casselberry and Elizabeth A. Pritchard, eds. Spirit on the Move: Black Women and Pentecostalism in Africa and the Diaspora. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2019. ix + 238 pp. References. Index. $25.95. Paper. ISBN: 978-1478000327. - Cécile Fromont, ed. Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas: Performance, Representation, and the making of Black Atlantic Tradition . University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019. 203 pp. List of Illustrations. Index. $89.95. Cloth. ISBN: 978-0271083292.
Adam Mohr
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp 266 - 269
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.98 Published Online on 26 October 2020
Article
Interview with Tunde Kelani
Tunde Onikoyi
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E1 - E25
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.86 Published Online on 22 December 2020
FEATURE FILMS
Film Reviews (Online)
Samuel Bazawule, director. The Burial of Kojo. 2018. 80 minutes. Twi and English. Ghana. ARRAY Releasing and Netflix. No price reported.
Terri Francis
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E26 - E29
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.119 Published Online on 18 January 2021
Kayode Kasum, dir. Oga Bolaji. 2018. 91 minutes. Yoruba, English, and Pidgin with English subtitles. Lagos. KayKas Studios/May Seven Pictures. No price reported.
Añulika Agina
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E30 - E31
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.116 Published Online on 22 February 2021
DOCUMENTARIES
Film Reviews (Online)
Dorothée-Myriam Kellou, dir. In Mansourah, You Separated Us. 2019. 71 minutes. Arabic and French, with English subtitles. Algeria and France. Icarus Films. $398.00.
Suzanne Gauch
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E32 - E34
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.108 Published Online on 13 November 2020
Aiwan Obinyan, director/producer. Adriaan van Klinken and David Ochar, executive producers. Kenyan, Christian, Queer. 2020. 20:38 minutes. English and Kiswahili. AiAi Studios, London. http://kcqfilm.com/. Price: for institutional one-time use: £50, indefinite use: £100; for churches and community groups, one-time use: £30, indefinite use: £60.
Hassan J. Ndzovu
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E35 - E36
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.117 Published Online on 1 March 2021
AFRICA – GENERAL
Book Reviews (Online)
Nathan Riley Carpenter and Benjamin N. Lawrance. Africans in Exile: Mobility, Law and Identity. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018. xviii + 337 pp. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $85.00. Cloth. ISBN: 978-0253038074.
Christian A. Williams
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E37 - E39
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.120 Published Online on 5 January 2021
Phil Clark. Distant Justice: The Impact of the International Criminal Court on African Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii + 392 pages. Abbreviations. Map. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $34.99. Paper. ISBN: 978-1-108-46337-9.
Catherine Lena Kelly
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E40 - E42
doi: 10.1017/asr.2021.4 Published Online on 16 March 2021
Gaurav Desai and Adeline Masquelier, editors. Critical Terms for the Study of Africa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 410 pp. Introduction. List of Contributors. Acknowledgments. Index. $32.50. Paper. ISBN: 978-0226548975.
Pierre-Philippe Fraiture
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E43 - E45
doi: 10.1017/asr.2021.6 Published Online on 19 March 2021
Sanya Osha. Dani Nabudere’s Afrikology: A Quest for African Holism. Dakar: CODESRIA, 2018. vii + 148 pp. Acknowledgments. Bibliography. Index. $30.00. Paper. ISBN: 978-2-86978-753-7.
U. Chinedu Amaefula
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E46 - E48
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.114 Published Online on 22 February 2021
Boukary Sawadogo. African Film Studies: An Introduction. New York: Routledge, 2018. 142 pp. List of figures. Bibliography and Filmography. Index. $42.95. Paper. ISBN: 978-1138579385.
Tama Hamilton-Wray
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E49 - E51
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.113 Published Online on 15 February 2021
Melissa Thackway and Jean-Marie Teno. Reel Resistance: The Cinema of Jean-Marie Teno. Suffolk: James Currey, 2020. 253 pp. Photographs and Film Stills. Bibliography. Appendices. Index. $68.98. Cloth. ISBN: 978-1847012425.
Phyllis Taoua
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E52 - E53
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.126 Published Online on 18 January 2021
EAST AFRICA
Book Reviews (Online)
Kristin D. Phillips. An Ethnography of Hunger: Politics, Subsistence, and the Unpredictable Grace of the Sun. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018. 207 pp. Bibliography. Index. $28.00. Paper. ISBN: 978-0-253-03840-1.
Jennie E. Burnet
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E54 - E56
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.123 Published Online on 14 January 2021
Issa G. Shivji, Saida Yahya-Othman, and Ng’wanza Kamata. Development as Rebellion: Julius Nyerere—A Biography. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota, 2020. Distributed by African Books Collective. 3 volumes. xxii + 1,054 pp. Photographs. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $110.00. Cloth. ISBN: 9789987084111.
George Roberts
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E57 - E60
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.121 Published Online on 5 January 2021
SOUTHERN AFRICA
Book Reviews (Online)
Kim Shelley Berman. Finding Voice: A Visual Arts Approach to Engaging Social Change. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press New Public Scholarship Series, 2017. 225 pp. Illustrations. Appendix. Notes. References. Index. $24.95. Paper. ISBN: 9780472053667.
Eyitayo Tolulope Ijisakin
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E61 - E63
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.131 Published Online on 16 March 2021
Jill E. Kelly. To Swim with Crocodiles: Land, Violence, and Belonging in South Africa, 1800–1996. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2018. liv + 342 pp. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Bibliography. Index. $49.95. Paper. ISBN: 9781611862850.
Ernest Harsch
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E64 - E66
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.124 Published Online on 14 January 2021
CENTRAL AFRICA
Book Reviews (Online)
Florence Bernault. Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies and Histories in Gabon. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2019. ix + 332 pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $28.95. Paper. ISBN: 9781478001232.
Marc Mvé Bekale
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E67 - E69
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.104 Published Online on 22 December 2020
WEST AFRICA
Book Reviews (Online)
Jeffrey S. Ahlman. Living with Nkrumahism: Nation, State, and Pan-Africanism in Ghana. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. ix + 305 pp. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $32.95. Paper. ISBN: 9780821422922.
Bright Gyamfi
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E70 - E72
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.134 Published Online on 22 February 2021
Odile Georg. Tropical Dream Palaces: Cinema in Colonial West Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. v + 201 pp. Photographs. Bibliography. Index. $60.00. Cloth. ISBN: 978019008907-8.
Raphael Chijioke Njoku
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E73 - E74
doi: 10.1017/asr.2020.105 Published Online on 15 February 2021
Romain Tiquet. Travail forcé et mobilisation de la main-d’oeuvre an Sénégal: Années 1920–1960. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2019. 288 pp. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Sources. Bibliography. €26.00. Paper. ISBN: 9782753576100
Sarah J. Zimmerman
African Studies Review, Volume 64 / Issue 1, March 2021, pp E75 - E77
doi: 10.1017/asr.2021.3 Published Online on 11 March 2021