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Awards and Publications Week of April 24, 2017


Fiona McLaughlin– Awarded a Residential Fellowship from the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France for Fall 2017. While in residence, she will be working on her book, Language and urban life in Dakar: A critical sociolinguistics of language in the postcolony.

Ikeade Akinyemi– Superior Staff Award, presented at the Evening of Excellence, UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Friday April 28th, 2017.

John Hames– SERSAS Graduate Student Paper Prize, “‘Heroes’ and ‘Traitors’:  The Politics of Pulaar Language Loyalty in Senegal and Mauritania.” Paper presented at Spring 2017 SERSAS Conference, College of Charleston, Feb 3-4, 2017.


Peter Schmidt. 2017. “Contests between heritage and history in Tanganyika/Tanzania: Insights arising from community-based heritage research.” Journal of Community Archaeology & Heritage, Special Series, 1-16.

Peter Schmidt. 2017. Community-based Heritage in Africa: Unveiling Local Research and Development. New York: Routledge. 1st Edition.