Darfur Allegory


Darfur Allegory (University of Chicago Press, 2021) by Rogaia Abusharaf  is a dispatch from the humanitarian crisis that explains the historical and ethnographic background to competing narratives that have informed international responses, offering a critique of the pseudoscientific notions of race and ethnicity that posit divisions between “Arab” northerners and “African” Darfuris. Darfur Allegory marries the analytical precision of a committed anthropologist with an insider’s view of Sudanese politics at home and in the diaspora, laying bare the power of words to heal or perpetuate civil conflict. Read More.

Rogaia Abusharaf