Mbaye Lo (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

Blacks in Arabic Sources: An Intellectual History of Africanism in the Arab World

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Mbaye Lo completed his book, I Cannot Write My Life: Islam, Arabic and Slavery in Omar ibn Said’s America, coauthored with Carl W. Ernst, University of North Carolina Press. He completed his Arabic book, Peace Beyond Endless War, and War in Times of Peace: Toward an Enduring Truce with Militant Islam, which is now under review. He completed the introduction and two chapters for his book project, Blacks in Arabic Sources: An Intellectual History of Africanism in the Arab World.