[Mansa-l] Mande Studies 7

Stephen Belcher spbelcher@mindspring.com
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 21:46:12 -0400


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Dear Mansa-denw,

I am happy to report that Mande Studies 7 is now=20
in print. Members should be receiving their=20
copies in the near future, but please bear in=20
mind that the efficient secretary-treasurer who=20
oversees the distribution is in central Nigeria.

This issue is a special issue devoted to=20
Divination in the Mande World, guest-edited by=20
Jan Jansen and Annette Schmidt. The table of contents is as follows:

Jan Jansen and Annette=20
Schmidt
Introduction: Divination research as a field of Mande studies

Jean-Paul Colleyn
La g=E9omancie dans le contexte bamana: Signes et objets forts

Knut Graw
The Logic of Shells: Knowledge and=20
Lifeworld-Poiesis in Senegambian Cowrie Divination

Dorothea E. Schulz
Ambiguous interventions: On the=20
Professionalization of Divination Practices in Urban Mali

Walter E.A. van Beek
Footprints of the Future: Dogon Fox Divination

Trevor H.J. Marchand
Fortifying Futures on Blessed Foundations:=20
Masons, Secrets and Guarantees in Djenn=E9

=91Seul Dieu conna=EEt l=92avenir=92
Quelques notes ethnographiques sur la divination=20
en milieu musulman   Djenn=E9 (Mali)1

Geert Mommersteeg
=91Seul Dieu conna=EEt l=92avenir=92: Quelques notes=20
ethnographiques sur la divination en milieu musulman   Djenn=E9 (Mali)

Amber Gemmeke
The Paradox of Success: Female Marabouts in Dakar

Anja Veirman
Les sadobee, interm=E9diaires entre l=92homme et le monde spirituel

Jan Jansen
Formalized Education in Sand Divination: A report from the Mande Mountains

The journal may be ordered from:

>>African Studies Publications
>>University of Wisconsin-Madison
>>205 Ingraham Hall
>>1155 Observatory Drive
>>Madison, WI 53706
>>
>>Email: publications@africa.wisc.edu
>>Tel. 608.262.2493
>>Fax. 608.265.5851

The journal also now has an ISSN: 1536-5506

I would also like to report that Mande Studies 8,=20
a special issue on Education guest-edited by=20
Anneke Breedvelt and Dimie Bouwman, is in=20
progress and I expect to have uncorrected page-proofs for display at the=
 ASA.

We would love to see submissions for Mande=20
Studies 9, of course, in English or French.

yours,
stephen belcher

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Dear Mansa-denw,<br><br>
I am happy to report that Mande Studies 7 is now in print. Members should
be receiving their copies in the near future, but please bear in mind
that the efficient secretary-treasurer who oversees the distribution is
in central Nigeria.<br><br>
This issue is a special issue devoted to Divination in the Mande World,
guest-edited by Jan Jansen and Annette Schmidt. The table of contents is
as follows:<br><br>

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</dl>Introduction: Divination research as a field of Mande
studies<br><br>
Jean-Paul Colleyn<br>
La g</font>=E9<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">omancie dans le contexte
bamana: Signes et objets forts<br><br>
Knut Graw<br>
The Logic of Shells: Knowledge and Lifeworld-<i>Poiesis</i> in
Senegambian Cowrie Divination<br><br>
Dorothea E. Schulz<br>
Ambiguous interventions: On the Professionalization of Divination
Practices in Urban Mali<br><br>
Walter E.A. van Beek<br>
Footprints of the Future: Dogon Fox Divination<br><br>
Trevor H.J. Marchand<br>
Fortifying Futures on Blessed Foundations: Masons, Secrets and Guarantees
in Djenn</font>=E9<br><br>
<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">=91Seul Dieu
conna</font>=EE<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">t l=92avenir=92<br>
Quelques notes ethnographiques sur la divination en milieu musulman
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Djenn</font>=E9<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica"> (Mali)<sup>1<br><br>
</sup>Geert Mommersteeg<br>
=91Seul Dieu conna</font>=EE<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">t l=92avenir=92:
Quelques notes ethnographiques sur la divination en milieu musulman
</font> <font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">
Djenn</font>=E9<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica"> (Mali)<br><br>
Amber Gemmeke<br>
The Paradox of Success: Female Marabouts in Dakar<br><br>
Anja Veirman<br>
Les <i>sadobee</i>, interm</font>=E9<font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">diaires
entre l=92homme et le monde spirituel<br><br>
Jan Jansen<br>
Formalized Education in Sand Divination: A report from the Mande
Mountains<br><br>
The journal may be ordered from:<br><br>
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<blockquote type=3Dcite class=3Dcite cite=3D"">African Studies
Publications<br>
University of Wisconsin-Madison<br>
205 Ingraham Hall<br>
1155 Observatory Drive<br>
Madison, WI 53706<br><br>
Email: publications@africa.wisc.edu<br>
Tel. 608.262.2493<br>
Fax.
608.265.5851</blockquote></blockquote><font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica"><br>
The journal also now has an I</font><font face=3D"Arial, Helvetica">SSN:
1536-5506<br><br>
I would also like to report that Mande Studies 8, a special issue on
Education guest-edited by Anneke Breedvelt and Dimie Bouwman, is in
progress and I expect to have uncorrected page-proofs for display at the
ASA.<br><br>
We would love to see submissions for Mande Studies 9, of course, in
English or French.<br><br>
yours,<br>
stephen belcher</font></body>
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