James Robert Brennan

19962019
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Personal profile

Honors & Awards

Conrad Humanities Scholar, 2019-2024, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois
Helen Corley Petit Scholar, 2013-2014, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois
Bethwell A. Ogot Book Award, 2013, African Studies Association
Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, 2012-2015, ACLS
Moody Research Grant, 2013, LBJ Presidential Library

Office Address

309 Gregory Hall MC-466

Office Phone

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Research Output 1996 2019

Taifa: Making Nation and Race in Urban Tanzania

Brennan, J. R., May 2012, Athens: Ohio University Press. 304 p. (New African Histories)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Tanzania
urban history
economic history
social history
East Africa

Dar es Salaam: Histories from an Emerging African Metropolis

Brennan, J. R. (ed.), Burton, A. (ed.) & Lawi, Y. (ed.), 2007, African Books Collective. 279 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

History
Africa
Metropolis
Economics
Popular Culture

Editorial announcement

Brennan, J., Vokes, R. & Mosley, J., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of Eastern African Studies. 13, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Review: J. Soske's Internal Frontiers: African Nationalism and the Indian Diaspora in Twentieth-Century South Africa

Brennan, J. R., 2019, In : Politique africaine. 2019/1, 153, p. 213-214 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Activities 2011 2017

  • 10 Invited talk
  • 1 Editorial activity

Adult Literacy, socialism, and "the guidelines" in Tanzania, 1970-1975

James Robert Brennan (Invited speaker)
Oct 21 2015

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Journal of Eastern African Studies (Journal)

James Robert Brennan (Editorial board member)
2017 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Public space, Islamic festival, and state knowledge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

James Robert Brennan (Invited speaker)
Apr 18 2011

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Radio and Political Imagination in Africa's Decolonization, 1940-1975

James Robert Brennan (Invited speaker)
Apr 20 2011

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Honors & Recognition