Dance Bibliography
Davis Bullwinkle
H-Africa
30 October 2000


Ajakaiye, Deborah E. "Harnessing the Talents of African Women in Geophysics for National Development." (In) American Association for the Adancement of Science. Science in Africa, Women Leading From Strength: A Forum. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 1993.

Arnfred Signe. "Female Identity, Politics in a Period of Change: Muslim Women's Dance Associations in Northern Mozambique." Paper Presented at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), November 11-14, 1999, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University, ASA. 1999.

Asobie, Florence. "Explaining the Rate of Attendance at Antenatal Clinics by Women in Nigeria." Paper Presented at the Second Intern. Conf. on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora: Health and Human Rights, October 23-27, 1998, Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis: Asso. of African Women Scholars, Indiana University, Women's Studies Program. 1998.

Aunger, Robert. "Are Food Avoidances Maladaptive in the Ituri Forest of Zaire?" Journal of Anthropological Research. Volume50 #3 1994. pp. 277-310.

Babatunde, Emmanuel D. "The Gelede Masked Dance and Ketu Society: The Role of the Transvestite Masquerade in Placating Powerful Women While Maintaining the Patrilineal Ideology." (In) Kasfir, Sidney L. (ed.). West African Masks and Cultural Systems. Tervvuren, Belgium: Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale. 1988. pp. 45-64.

Beoku-Betts, Josephine A. "Developing Science and Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: Gender Disparities in the Education and Employment Processes." (In) American Association for the Adancement of Science. Science in Africa, Women Leading From Strength: A Forum. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 1993.

Berrian, Brenda F. "Her Ancestor's Voice: The Ibeji Transcendance of Duality in Buchi Emecheta's `Kehinde'." (In) Umeh, Marie A. (ed.). Emerging Perspectives on Buchi Emecheta. Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press. 1996.

Blacking, John A.R. "Songs, Dances, Mimes and Symbolism if Venda Girls' Initiation Schools. Part Four: (The Great Domba)." African Studies. Volume 28 #4 1969.

Blacking, John A.R. "Songs, Dances, Mimes and Symbolism of Venda Girls' Initiation Schools. Part One: (Vhusha)." African Studies. Volume 28 #1 1969.

Blacking, John A.R. "Songs, Dances, Mimes and Symbolism of Venda Girls' Initiation Schools. Part Two: (Milayo)." African Studies. Volume 28 #2 1969.

Blacking, John A.R. "Songs, Dances, Mimes and Symbolism of Venda Girls' Initiation Schools. Part Three: (Domba)." African Studies. Volume 28 #3 1969.

Blakely, Pamela A.R. "Communicative Resources in Hemba Women's Funerary Dance Performance." Paper Presented at the Eighty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Washington, D.C.: AAA. 1986.

Blakely, Pamela A.R. "Voicing the Outrage: Veiled Accusation in Bahemba Women's Funeral Song-Dance Performance." Paper Presented at the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (ALA), April 28-May 2, 1992, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Ithaca, New York: ALA. Cornell University. Department of African Studies. 1992.

Blakely, Pamela A.R. "`Into the Aardvark's Burrow': Space in Central African Funerary Song-Dance Performances." Paper Presented at the Ninetieth Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), November 20-24, 1991, Chicago, Illinois. Washington, D.C.: AAA. 1991.

Blakely, Pamela A.R. and Blakely, Thomas D. "Ancestors, `Witchcraft', and Foregrounding the Poetic: Men's Oratory and Women's Song-Dance in Hemba Funerary Performance." (In) Blakely, Thomas D. and Van Beek, Walter E.A. and Thomson, Dennis L. (eds.). Religion in Africa: Experience and Expression. London: James Currey. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann. 1994. pp. 398-442.

Boehmer, Elleke D. "The Master's Dance to the Master's Voice: Revolutionary Nationalism and the Representation of Women in the Writing of Ngugi wa Thiong'o." Journal of Commonwealth Literature. Volume 26 #1 1991. pp. 188-197.

Boehmer, Elleke D. "The Master's Dance to the Master's Voice: Revolutionary Nationalism and the Representation of Women in the Writing of Ngugi wa Thiong'o." (In) Parker, Michael and Starkey, Roger (eds.). Postcolonial Literatures: Achebe, Ngugi, Desai, Walcott. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1995.

Buonaventura, Wendy. "Serpent of the Nile: Women and Dance in the Arab World." New York: Interlink Books. London: Saqi. 1994. 207p.

Cameron, D.W. and Kosseim, M.L. and Oduor, D. and D'Costa, L.J. and Maitha, G.M. and Irungu, G.M. and Braddick, M.R. and Ronald, A.R. and Plummer, Francis A. "Serologic Concordance and Incidence of HIV in Regular Sexual Partners in Nairobi, Kenya." Paper Presented at the Fifth Annual International Conference on AIDS, June 4-9, 1989, Montreal, Canada. Montreal: International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Paper #T.A.P.91. 1989.

De Latour, C.H.P. "Witchcraft and the Avoidance of Physical Violence in Cameroon." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Volume 1 #3 1995. pp. 599-610.

Deluca, Laura and Kamenya, Shadrack. "Representation of Female Circumcision in `Finzan, a Dance for the Heroes'." Research in African Literatures. Volume 26 #3 1995. pp. 83-87.

Dougherty, Roberta L. "Good Girls, Gun Molls With a Heart of Gold: Female Dancers in Egyptian Cinema." Paper Presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), December 3-6, 1998, Chicago, Illinois. Tucson: MESA, University of Arizona. 1998.

Elia, Nada. "Trances, Dances, and Vociferations: Agency and Resistance in Africana Women's Narratives." New York: Garland Publishing. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, #2222. 2000.

Franken, Marjorie A. "Anyone Can Dance: A Survey and Analysis of Swahili Ngoma Past and Present." Ph.D. Dissertation: University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California. 1986. 298p.

Franken, Marjorie A. "Women's Dances on the Swahili Coast." UCLA Journal of Dance Ethnology. Volume 11 1987.

Franken, Marjorie A. "The Dance and Status in Swahili Society." Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement. Volume 7 #2 Autumn, 1992. pp. 77-93.

Franken, Marjorie A. "The Image of Dance and Gender in Egyptian Culture: Farida Fahmy of the Reda Troupe." Paper Presented at the 1994 Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association, November 20-22, 1994, Phoenix, Arizona. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona: Middle East Studies Association. 1994.

Franken, Marjorie A. "Folkloric Dance and National Holiday Identity: Farida Fahmy and the Reda Troupe of Egypt." (In) Nurnberger, Marianne and Schmiderer, Stephanie. Tanzkunst, Ritual und Bohne: Begegnungen Zwischen. Frankfurt, Germany: IKO-Verlag fur Interkulturelle Kommunikation. Kulturen 1996. pp. 20-40.

Glasser, S. "Turning Disadvantage Into Advantage Through Dance in South Africa." Paper Presented at the 12th Annual Congress of the International Asso. for Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), Melbourne, Australia, July, 1993. Newark, Delaware: IAPESGW, University of Delaware. 1993.

Hanna, Judith L. "African Dance Frame by Frame: Revelation of Sex Roles Through Distinctive Feature Analysis and Comments on Field Research Film and Notation." Journal of Black Studies. Volume 19 #4 June, 1989. pp. 422-441.

Heald, Suzette. "Joking and Avoidance Hostility and Incest: An Essay on Gisu Moral Categories." Man. Volume 25 September, 1990. pp. 377-392.

Heath, Deborah. "The Politics of Appropriateness and Appropriation: Recontextualizing Women's Dance in Urban Senegal." American Ethnologist. Volume 21 #1 February, 1994. pp. 88-103.

Ibitokun, Benedict M. "Dance as Ritual Drama and Entertainment in the Gelede of the Ketu-Yoruba Subgroup in West Africa." Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press. 1993. 145p.

Komori, Junko. "Analysis of Women's Words in Kerewe (Tanzania): A Language Aspect of the Avoidance Relationship." Journal of Asian and African Studies. #58 September, 1999. pp. 343+.

Kwakwa, Patience A. "Dance and African Women." Sage. Volume 8 #2 Fall, 1994. pp. 10-15.

Loots, Llane. "Colonised Bodies: Overcoming Gender Constructions of Bodies in Dance and Movement Education in South Africa." (In) University of Natal, Gender Studies Programme. Women, the Arts and South Africa, Conference Proceedings: Volume 1, January 26-28, 1995. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal, Gender Studies Programme. 1995.

Makhubu, Lydia P. "Potential Strength of African Women in Building Africa's Scientific and Technological Capacity." (In) American Association for the Adancement of Science. Science in Africa, Women Leading From Strength: A Forum. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 1993.

Masha, Grace I. "Causes and Effects of the Vesico Vaginal Fistulae Disease in Women: Some Counselling Considerations." (In) Kolo, Ibrahim A, and Jolo, Festus D. (eds.). Universality of Guidance Services. Kano: Counselling Association of Nigeria. 1995.

Mesganaw, F. and Olwit, G. and Desta, S. "Determinants of Antenatal Care Attendance and Preference of Site of Delivery in Addis Ababa." Ethiopian Journal of Health Development. Volume 6 #2 December, 1992. pp. 17-21.

Moore, Reavis. "Wobayhu Werwero of the Gurage Tribe, a Traditional Dancer." (In) Moore, Reavis. Native Artists of Africa. Santa Fe, New Mexico: John Muir. 1994. pp. 22-29.

Mwatha, Anthony K. and Keilly, M. and Nduati, R.W. and Mbori-Ngacha, D.A. and Bwayo, Job J. and Kreiss, J.C. and John, G.C. "Serodiscordance of HIV-1 Among Pregnancy (sic) Women in Nairobi, Kenya." Paper Presented at the Twelfth World AIDS Conference, June 28-July 3, 1998, Geneva, Switzerland. 1998.

Nieuwkerk, Karin V. "A Trade Like Any Other: Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt." Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press. 1995. 226p.

Nieuwkerk, Karin V. "Burning Herself Up: The Social Status of Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt." The World and I. Volume 8 #5 May, 1993. pp. 234+.

Nieuwkerk, Karin V. "Anthropology, Sociology and Women's Studies-A Trade Like Any Other: Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt." Middle East Studies Association Bulletin. Volume 32 #1 1998. pp. 80+.

Nyirenda, T. and Cusack, G.S. and Mtimuni, B.M. "The Effect of Mother's Age, Parity and Antenatal Clinic Attendance on Infant Birth Weight." Malawi Medical Journal. Volume 7 #3 December, 1991. pp. 110-112.

Obeng, J. Pashington. "Asante Dancers: Architects of Power Realignment in Corpus Christi." Boston: Boston University, African Studies Center. 1995. 20p.

Oelman, B. and Jaiteh, K.O. and Cham, M.K. and Njie, A.B. and Baldeh, S. and Wilkins, H.A. "Knowledge of Risk Factors and Avoidance of AIDS in The Gambia." Paper Presented at the Fifth Annual International Conference on AIDS, June 4-9, 1989, Montreal, Canada. Montreal: International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Paper M.D.P.12. 1989.

Oladosu, Muyiwa and Cornwell, Gretchen T. and Stokes, C. Shannon. "Silent Arrangements By Couples: Concordance on Future Contraception in Uganda." Paper Presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), March 25-27, 1999, New York, New York. Silver Spring, Maryland: PAA. 1999.

Onyile, Onyile B. "Abang Dance: Radiance From the River and Efik Ideal of Femininity." IJELE: Art eJournal of the African World. Volume 1 #1 March, 2000.

Osumare, Halifu. "Viewing African Women Through Dance." Sage. Volume 8 #2 Fall, 1994. pp. 41-45.

Rasmussen, Susan J. "ZARRAF, a Tuareg Women's Wedding Dance." Ethnology. Volume 34 #1 Winter, 1995. pp. 1-16.

Renaud, V. "Women in Ascendance." Seychelles Today. #8 May, 1990. pp. 42-43.

Schultink, Jan W. and Lawrence, M. and Van Raaij, J.M. and Scott, W.M. and Hautvast, J.G. "Body Composition of Rural Beninese Women in Different Seasons Assessed by Skinfold Thickness and Bioelectrical Impedance Measurements and by a Deuterium Oxide Dilution Technique." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Volume 55 #2 February, 1992. pp. 321-325.

Siegel, Barbara. "Belly Dance, the Enduring Embarrassment." Arabesque. Volume 21 #4 Nov.-Dec., 1995. pp. 11-13.

Sitholes, Idah. "Women and Science in Zimbabwe: Some Issues That Still Persist." (In) American Association for the Adancement of Science. Science in Africa, Women Leading From Strength: A Forum. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 1993.

Turner, Edith L. "Zambia's Kankanga Dances: The Changing Life of Ritual." Performing Arts Journal. Volume 10 #3 1987. pp. 57-71.

Urdang, Stephanie. "And Still They Dance; Women Destabilization and the Struggle for Change in Mozambique." New York: Monthly Review Press. London: Earthscan Publications. 1989. 256p.

Urdang, Stephanie. "And They Still Dance: Women, War, and the Struggle for Change in Mozambique." London: Earthscan Publications. 1989. 256p.

Zucula, Carmen. "Socio-Cultural Aspects of the School Attendance of Girls at Primary Level in Mozambique: report From a Survey Conducted in April, 1991." Maputo: UNESCO/United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). May, 1991. 39p.



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