Bibliography on Sabar

In chronological order with most recent publication at the top…

2015 Brandt, Ida Hanni [Master’s Thesis]: Moving with Sabar – An Anthropological Analysis of the Social Navigation of a Group of Young Sabar Artists in a Suburb of Dakar, Senegal (Unpublished)

2015 Seye, Elina: “Performing a Tradition in Music and Dance: Embodiment and Interaction in Sabar Dance Events,” Global Music Centre

2014 Bizas, Eleni: “Learning Senegalese Sabar: Dancers and Embodiment in New York and Dakar,” Berghahn, New York & Oxford

2013 Kringelbach, Hélène Neveu: “Dance Circles: Movement, Morality and Self-Fashioning in Urban Senegal,” Berghahn, New York & Oxford

2007 Schouwenaar, Sophie [Master’s Thesis]: “Kay-Leen fecc! Sabar and Gender in a Globalising World” (Unpublished)

2007 Tang, Patricia: “Masters of the Sabar: Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal,” Temple University, USA

2006 Castaldi, Francesca: “Choreographies of African Identities: Négritude, Dance, and the National Ballet of Senegal,”  University of Illionis Press, USA

Please be advised that this list should not be considered complete and there are many more literary sources to be found.

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