By Tatiana

Philip Rotz: “Sweetness and Fever? Sugar Production, Aedes aegypti, and Dengue Fever in Natal, South Africa, 1926–1927”

December 15th, 2016 in Center News

BU Graduate student, Philip D. Rotz, wrote an article titled “Sweetness and Fever? Sugar Production, Aedes aegypti, and Dengue Fever in Natal, South Africa, 1926–1927” which was the winner of The Southern African Historical Society’s student essay prize in 2015. It was more recently published in the Special Conference Issue of the South African Historical Journal (Vol. 68, issue 3).

You can access this article through the link below:

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02582473.2016.1246590

Graduate student, Lilly Havstad, publishes article addressing racial and class dimensions in the colonial capital of Mozambique

December 15th, 2016 in Center News

Lilly Havstad recently wrote an article titled “Multiracial Women and the African Press in Post-World War II Lourenço Marques, Mozambique” which has been published in the Special Conference Issue of the South African Historical Journal (Vol. 68, issue 3) available online and in print. Lilly is currently studying history and recently went abroad to the South African History Association conference. Based on original research of the biweekly publication of the women’s pages in Lourenço Marques’ only ‘African’ newspaper, O Brado Africano, her article addresses racial and class dimensions of urban ideals of feminine modernity in the colonial capital of Mozambique.

The article was pre-published online in September, and is available here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02582473.2016.1230643