The PAS Working Papers series showcases writings in African studies by Northwestern faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates, as well as work by PAS visiting scholars.
- PAS/ISITA Working Paper No. 2 (2017)
States, Conflict and Islam: A Reconsideration of Jihād in the Gambia River Region, 1850–1900
by David E. Skinner, Professor of History, Santa Clara University
- PAS Working Paper No. 24 (2016)
Hostile Takeover? Corporate Interventions in Nollywood
by Jonathan Haynes, Professor of English, Long Island University
- PAS/ISITA Working Paper No. 1 (2015)
An Introduction to Islamic Movements and Modes of Thought in Nigeria
by Ibrahim Haruna Hassan, PhD Religious Studies, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Senior Lecturer, University of Jos
- PAS Working Paper No. 23 (2013)
A Task That Must Be Done:Issues on the Federalists' Visual Propaganda in Nigerian Civil War
by Etiido Effiong Inyang, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design and Visual Communications at the University of Port Harcourt, Choba Port Harcourt, Nigeria
- PAS Working Paper No. 22 (2013)
The Context, Causes, and Cultural Valuation of Yoroba and Baganda Women's Participation in the Public Economy
by Marjorie K. McIntosh, Distinguished Professor of History Emerita, University of Colorado at Boulder
- PAS Working Paper No. 21 (2011)
"Paternality and Partnership? EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreement and Implications for Nigeria's Oil Sector Development"
by Samuel O Oloruntoba, Visiting Scholar, Program of African Studies, Northwestern University and doctoral candidate at the Department of Political Science, University of Lagos, Nigeria
- PAS Working Paper No. 20 (2011)
"Melville Herskovits and the Visual Arts"
by Justine Cordwell PhD Anthropology, Northwestern University
- PAS Working Paper No. 19 (2010)
"Setting the Tone: Students' Recollections of Herskovits and the Study of African Arts"
Transcribed and edited by Philip Peek
- PAS Working Paper No. 18 (2010)
"Muslim Relations in the Politics of Nationalism and Secession in Kenya"
by Hassan J. Ndzovu
- PAS Working Paper No. 17 (2009)
"African Pasts for African Futures in a time of Radical Environmental Change: Notes on History and Policy in Africa's Reconstruction"
by David Schoenbrun
- PAS Working Paper No. 16 (2009)
"American Anthropology in Africa and Afro-America: The Early Days of the Program of African Studies"
by Simon Ottenberg
- PAS Working Paper No. 15 (2009)
"Rebel Destinies:Remembering Herskovits"
by Warren L. d'Azevedo
- PAS Working Paper No. 14 (2009)
"Obama, Africom, and U.S. Military Policy Towards Africa"
by Daniel Volman
- PAS Working Paper No. 13 (2005)
"Arabic Literature of Africa: Project and Publication"
by John Hunwick
- PAS Working Paper No. 12 (2003)
"Nigeria After Military Rule: Federalism, Resource Allocation, and Ethnic Politics"
Edited by Will Reno
- PAS Working Paper No. 11 (2002)
"Discovering Normality in Health and the Reproductive Body"
Edited by Caroline Bledsoe
- PAS Working Paper No. 10 (2003)
"Vision and Policy in Nigerian Economics: The Legacy of Pius Okigbo"
Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Program of African Studies, Northwestern University, June 8-9, 2001, edited by Jane I. Guyer and LaRay Denzer
- PAS Working Paper No. 9 (2000)
"Reimagining Tradition: The Politics of Succession in Colonial Buganda"
by Neil Kodesh
- PAS Working Paper No. 8** (2000) Vols. 1- 2, Vol. 3
"Books in African Languages in the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies, Northwestern University: A Catalog" (pdf)
compiled by David W. Bade
- PAS Working Paper No. 7 (1999)
Anthropological Vision and Research Logic: An Epi Info Primer
by Caroline Bledsoe, Jane I. Guyer, Kuate Defo Barthelemy, and Shobha Shagle
- PAS Working Paper No. 6 (2000)
Chacun pour soi: Africa and the French State 1958-1998
by Scott Greer
- PAS Working Paper No. 5 (1999)
"The Path Is Open": The Herskovitses' Legacy in African Oral Narrative Analysis and Beyond
by Olabiyi Babalola Yai
- PAS Working Paper No. 4 (1998)
"Living Tradition in Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of Melville J. and Frances S. Herskovits": A Sourcebook to the 
Exhibition by Jane I. Guyer and Deborah L. Mack
- PAS Working Paper No. 3 (1998)
"As Artistry Permits and Custom may Ordain: The Social Fabric of material Consumption in the Swahili World, circa 1450-1600"
by Jeremy G. Prestholdt
- PAS Working Paper No. 2 (1997)
Nigeria's Economic Crisis: Bibliographic Sources to 1996
by Benjamin F. Soares
- PAS Working Paper No. 1* (1996)
Dangerous Liaisons: Colonial Concubinage in Eritrea, 1890-1941
by Giulia Barrera
- PAS writing styleguide 2014
Guidelines for publication of Working Papers at PAS
To find out more information about submitting a working paper, contact LaRay Denzer, PAS Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Order:
Papers are $5 per copy (except for *No.1, No. 8 (Vol. 3) and No. 10, $10, and ** No. 8 (Vols. 1, 2, 3, $75) plus $5 for shipping per order. To order, send a check, university purchase order number, or money order payable to Northwestern University to: PAS Working Papers, 620 Library Place, Evanston, IL 60208-4110, U.S.A.
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