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Samuel D. Anderson

C.Phil., UCLA, 2014; M.A., UCLA, 2013; B.A., Vassar College, 2009

Fax: 310-206-7833
E-mail: samuelanderson@ucla.edu

Field

Trans-Saharan Africa, French colonialism, Islam in Africa

Grants and Awards

Royal Air Maroc/African Studies Association Student Travel Award, 2014
Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowship to Algeria and Senegal, 2014-2015
FLAS, Arabic, summer 2014
American Institute for Maghrib Studies short term grant to Algeria, summer 2013
UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, summer 2013
FLAS, Arabic, summer 2012
Fulbright-IIE, Morocco, 2009-2010

Advisors

Dr. Ghislaine Lydon

Conference Presentations

"Domesticating the Médersa: Islamic Education and Colonial Rule in Northwest Africa," presented at the conference "Practices of Order: Colonial and Imperial Projects," January 2015, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
"La médersa française en Algérie : un cas de 'domestication' coloniale ?," invited lecture at the Centre d'Études Maghrébines en Algérie, December 2014, Oran, Algeria
"Trans-Saharan Trajectories: Muslim Education and Colonial Administration in Algeria and French West Africa," presented at the conference "Carrefours Sahariens : Vues des rives du Sahara," June 2014, Oran, Algeria
"Colonial Trajectories from Algeria to West Africa: French Administration, Ideologies, and Institutions in Trans-Saharan Context," presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, November 2013, Baltimore, MD
"Performing the African Revolution: The First-Pan African Cultural Festival in Historical Perspective," presented on the panel Historical Geographies of Internationalism, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, August 2013, Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
"The First Pan-African Cultural Festival and the Politics of African Culture in the 1960s," presented at the conference "Archives of Post-Independence Africa and its Diaspora," June 2012, Dakar, Senegal


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