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“Beyond a Surface Gaze: Inscribing the Sensory” for a special issue Festschrift for anthropologist Paul Stoller, in journal Senses and Society. Submitted in October, 2018, accepted and revised, spring 2019; scheduled for Issue 02, 2020 (July/Aug 2020) Peer reviewed.

“Local Texts, Rumor and Ethnic Ideologies: The Amazigh Community and Its Border Identities,” Proceedings of the Saharan Crossroads Conference. Center for Ethnographic Studies, University of Oran, Algeria. 2015

“The Motive of the Motif: Tattoos of Fulbe Pastoralists.” Spring 2014. African Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

– with Charles Sow. Kimoh, Dar You Are!” Journal of Pan African Studies (Volume 1 Number 10, 2007).

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2019; RA Reviews’ Editorial Voice: Africa Review: “Thoughts about Intellectual Production in Africa”



“Carrying Memory and Making Meaning: Black Identity and the Slave Past,” in Comparative Literary History of Modern Slavery, Vol. II; eds. Mads Anders Baggesgaard, Madeleine Dobie and Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages Series (CHLEL), International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA). John Benjamins Publishing, forthcoming 2019. Invited chapter, submitted in August, 2018. Accepted, publication slated for early 2020.

“Pastoralist societies in the Sahel: Persistence and adaptation,” in On the Edge: What Future for the African Sahel? ed. Leonardo Villalon, Oxford University Press, accepted and forthcoming 2020

“African Americans, Identity and Cultural Meaning: Poetics of Being Black?” in Interrogating Gaze: Resistance, Transformation and Decolonizing Praxis. Accepted and Forthcoming, Dakar: Amalion Press, 2020.

“Women Merchants and Slave Depots: St. Louis, Senegal and St. Mary’s, Madagascar.” in Slaving Paths: Rebuilding and Rethinking the Atlantic Worlds,. Ana Lucia Araujo, editor. Cambria Press, 2011 Pp 273 -303

“Women and Literacy in Africa” in Dowdy, J. K., & Golden, S. (Eds.). Connecting the literacy puzzle: Linking the professional, personal, and social literacies. Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press. (2011).

“Life Stories and Ancestor Debts: Creole Malagasy in Eighteenth Century Virginia” in Crossing Memories: Slavery and the African Diaspora, Edited by Maria Candido, Paul Lovejoy and Ana Lucia Araujo. Africa World Press. 2011, pp 147-182

M’Baye, B.; Gooden, A. & Wilson-Fall, W. “The Impact of Immigration Policies on African Diaspora Communities,” in Africana Cultures and Policy Studies: How African American History, Culture, and Studies Can Transform Africana Public Policy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2009

“Fulbe of the Dieri and the Ferlo.” La societe senegalaise entre le local et le global Editor, Momar Coumba Diop. Karthala, Paris. 2002. Pp 286-306

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Stigma and Culture: Last Place Anxiety in Black America. By J. Lorand Matory. Journal of African History, U of Chicago. 2018. (Fall, 2018)

“Thoughts for the 21st Century: The Blackness of Globalization,” a review of Critique of Black Reason by Achilles Mbembe, 2017. (Fall, 2018) Duke University Press, first published in French by Editions LA DECOUVERTE, Paris, France, 2013. For African Review online reviews, Duke University.

“Theory and Practice: New Views on Ecological Studies. for: JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECOLOGY. Case Studies in History and the Social Sciences. an online journal. A review of The Ecology of Practice: Sudies of Food Crop Production in Sub-Saharan West Africa. December, 1998. (R, I)

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