Volume 85, Number 2, May 2015

Table of Contents

Local intellectuals

There was a College: Introducing The Umuahian: a golden jubilee publication, edited by Chinua Achebe

pp. 191-220

Extracts From The Umuahian: Editorial

pp. 210-212

Continuity and Change in Nigerian Education – A Jubilee Essay

pp. 212-216

A Tribute to ‘Axiom’

pp. 217-220

Texts, politics and blame

‘The time of the leaflet’: Pamphlets and political communication in the UPA (northern Angola, around 1961)

pp. 221-244

Narratives of death in rural Malawi in the time of AIDS

pp. 245-268

Youth and generation

Porridge, piety and patience: Young Qur’anic students’ experiences of poverty in Kano, Nigeria

pp. 269-288

Fathers and children of Ivorian independence: Metaphors of kinship and generation in the making of a national time

pp. 289-311

West African mobilities

Economic runaways: Patronage, poverty and the pursuit of ‘freedom’ on Sierra Leone’s maritime frontier

pp. 312-332

Three stories about living without migration in Dakar: Coming to terms with the contradictions of the moral economy

pp. 333-355

Review article

‘It’s in our blood’: Mali’s griots and musical enskilment

pp. 356-364

Reviews of books

Land, Mobility, and Belonging in West Africa by Carola Lentz (review)

pp. 365-366

Ghosts of Kanungu: fertility, secrecy and exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa by Richard Vokes (review)

pp. 366-367

Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Media by Mahriana Rofheart (review)

pp. 368-369

Dance Circles: movement, morality and self-fashioning in urban Senegal by Hélène Neveu Kringelbach (review)

pp. 369-371

Civic Agency in Africa: arts of resistance in the 21st century ed. by Ebenezer Obadare and Wendy Willems (review)

pp. 371-372

Claim No Easy Victories: the legacy of Amilcar Cabral ed. by Firoze Manji and Bill Fletcher Jr. (review)

pp. 372-374

Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian imagination by Gaurav Desai (review)

pp. 374-375

The Great African Land Grab? Agricultural investments and the global food system by Lorenzo Cotula (review)

pp. 376-377

Law and the Public Sphere in Africa: La Palabre and other writings by Jean Godefroy Bidima (review)

pp. 377-379

Nation as Network: diaspora, cyberspace, and citizenship by Victoria Bernal (review)

pp. 379-380

Creating Postcolonial Literature: African writers and British publishers by Caroline Davis (review)

pp. 380-382

African Literature Today 30: Reflections and retrospectives ed. by Ernest N. Emenyonu (review)

pp. 382-383