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RZ-20747-01

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802-7000)
Thomas Hale (Project Director: 09/01/2000 to present)

Women's Voices from West Africa

To support the collection and analysis of praise songs, epics, and other poetic forms sung by women in the West African Sahel and Savanna regions to gain a better understanding of how this verbal tradition enables women to contribute to public and private discourse in West African society.

Project fields:
African Literature

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$150,000 (approved)
$150,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2001 – 5/31/2007