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Book Chapter


In this chapter, through dialogue between co-authors Alsarah and Anita Fabos, we attempt to capture and explore the musical and personal identity of singer/songwriter/bandleader Alsarah—at a particular point in time. The partial transcript and analysis presented here demonstrates the opportunities but also real dilemmas inherent in navigating identity and producing knowledge as a person from, but not in, or in some ways, of Sudan.

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Networks of Knowledge Production in Sudan Identities, Mobilities, and Technologies

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African diaspora Studies, diaspora studies, Sudan, world music-ethnomusicology



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