Seize the Dance! BaAka Musical Life and the Ethnography of Performance

By Michelle Kisliuk

Oxford University Press, 1998


Welcome to Seize the Dance! homepage, for updates and information on BaAka life, music and current events.

A companion video-cassette to the book (20-minutes, narrated) is in preparation (available spring 1999). The method of distributing the video will depend upon the extent of public interest. If you would like to register your interest, please send an email message to Michelle Kisliuk at <> If you like, your name will be added to a list of people who will be contacted when the video is available.

Michelle Kisliuk and Justin Mongosso are also developing a long-term BaAka community center project to be based in Bagandou, Centrafrique. Please let us know via email if you are interested in this project.