Title

Adapting Mobile Humanities Interpretation in East Africa

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-14-2016

Publication Title

National Endowment for the Humanities

Abstract

This white paper summarizes grant activities and shares insights and lessons that emerged from the NEH-sponsored start-up phase (2014-15) of "Curating Kisumu: Adapting Mobile Humanities Interpretation in East Africa." The white paper provides a project history, commentary on the mobile revolution and its limits in Africa, reflections on fieldwork in Kisumu, Kenya, recommendations for undertaking mobile humanities curation in the developing world, and a look at the project's future plans.