Daivi Rodima-Taylor

Daivi Rodima-Taylor is a social anthropologist, and researcher and lecturer at the African Studies Center of the Pardee School of Global Studies of Boston University. She is engaged in several research projects on African Ajami literacies and literatures. She has conducted longitudinal field research in East Africa, and her work has appeared in Africa, African Studies Review, American Anthropologist, Global Networks, Social Analysis, American Ethnologist, Journal of International Relations and Development, Geoforum, Global Policy, and Review of International Political Economy.

Paper Title: Ajami Literacies in West Africa: Decolonializing Knowledge Production and Humanistic Inquiry (Panel 4, 4A)