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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@g.ucla.edu

Field

Trans-Saharan Africa, French colonialism, Islam in Africa

Grants and Awards

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

"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 Archives of Post-Independence Africa and its Diaspora conference, June 2012, Dakar, Senegal


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