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NEW DYNAMICS OF LOVE AND MARRIAGE IN AFRICA
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Reviewed By: Association for Africanist Anthropology
Sunday, November 18, 2012: 10:15 AM-2:00 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Marloes Janson (Zentrum Moderner Orient)
Chairs:  Adeline Masquelier (Tulane University) and Bruce S Whitehouse (Lehigh University)
Discussants:  Daniel Jordan Smith (Brown University) and Beth A Buggenhagen (Indiana University)
10:15 AM
Polygyny, Masculinity, and the Problem of Love In Niger
Adeline Masquelier (Tulane University)
10:30 AM
Romantic Love In Times of HIV/AIDS – Gender Relations Among Elites In Botswana
Astrid Bochow (Constance University, Centre for Advanced Studies)
10:45 AM
Sweet Talk Institutionalized: Valentine’s Day and Its Enemies In Egypt
Aymon Kreil (EHESS and Université de Neuchâtel)
11:00 AM
Modern Love: Nasfat's Dating Service for Muslim Youth In Lagos
Marloes Janson (Zentrum Moderner Orient and Zentrum Moderner Orient)
11:30 AM
Discussion
11:45 AM
Break
12:30 PM
Marriage, Personhood, and Human Rights In Malawi's New Democracy
Michelle Poulin (University of North Texas)
1:15 PM
Discussion