Hello everyone and greetings from Bakel! I have just arrived back here after three productive weeks in Gabou, my second research site. Unbelievably, my fieldwork in the region of Tambacounda is just about over. I am hoping to take care … Continue reading Gabou et cinq mois au Sénégal
Hello all and greetings from Yaféra (pictured in the photo above)! I have now been out in the department of Bakel (a Senegalese administrative division roughly equivalent to an American county) for over a month and things are going well … Continue reading La première étape du travail de terrain
Happy belated New Years everyone, I hope 2017 has been off to a good start! The last couple of weeks have been going well for me, I finished up my vacation with a few days of relaxation before getting back … Continue reading Thiès, Dakar, et bientôt Bakel
Greetings everyone and happy holidays! Regardless of your religious or cultural background, I hope you’ve been celebrating something, staying warm, and spending time with loved ones. I haven’t posted in a little while because I had a visitor for the … Continue reading Les vacances d’hiver tropicales
Hello everyone, I hope you’re doing well and that the polar vortex hasn’t been hitting too hard! To those in the midst of finals, wishing you nothing but good vibes, the end is near! This weekend, I had the opportunity … Continue reading Un voyage à Kaolack, le frisbee, et les ateliers
Greetings everyone and as always, thanks for reading! Today is the one month anniversary of my first day in Dakar and I can hardly believe it! Some days it seems like I’ve been here forever, while other days I feel as though … Continue reading Le Thanksgiving et un mois à Dakar!
Greetings from sweltering Dakar! I have been told that the weather is eventually going to cool down, but it has reached around 30° to 33° C (86° F to 91° F) almost every day thus so far. I really like the … Continue reading Les fêtes religieuses et la nourriture