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AFRI-PHIL
URLhttp://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~janzb/afphil/afri-phil.htm
HostLehman College/CUNY
DescriptionListserv on the philosophy of African society & history
ContentsAn email list for the discussion of topics related to the philosophy of African society and history, its current issues & future directions. This List is conceived of as a companion & complement to the journal Philosophia Africana.
Features
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa
URLhttp://www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/
HostPBS
DescriptionOnline accompaniment to the PBS series
ContentsInteractive map of Africa with information about 43 countries, interactive history game, photo essays about contemporary issues in Africa, children’s section, teacher’s section with suggested lesson plans for interactivity, and links to further information about different regions.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africa Action
URLhttp://www.africaaction.org/index.html
HostAfrica Action
Description"Africa Action is the oldest organization in the U.S. working on African affairs. Our mission is to change U.S. Africa relations to promote political, economic and social justice in Africa. We provide accessible information and analysis and we mobilize popular support for campaigns to achieve this mission."
ContentsCurrent events, festivals, contemporary issues and political crisis, campaigns.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africa Connector
URLhttp://old.law.columbia.edu/africa
HostColumbia University
DescriptionLinks to a wide range of subjects about Africa
ContentsHosted by Columbia University, the site contains links to African News, Politics, the Internet in Africa, Science, Health and the Environment, Human Rights, Law in Africa, Business in Africa, Travel and Weather, Development, Communications, Art and Culture, Historic Africa, and more. A few links do not work.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africa in Pictures
URLhttp://allafrica.com/photoessay/
Hostallafrica.com
DescriptionPhoto essays of topical issues in Africa today
ContentsNews and series of photographs taken by different photographers encompassing events of cultural and political significance, as well as local events and everyday life. Contains photos from sub-Saharan Africa, going back to 1999. Some of the topics include: HIV/AIDS, conservation efforts, refugees, and Darfur.
Features
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa Institute of South Africa
URLhttp://www.ai.org.za/
HostAfrica Institute of South Africa
Description"AISA is an independent research organisation and think-tank, focussing on Africa in its research, publications and resource library. The Institute has built a solid reputation over 40 years, combining in-depth analysis and research with topicality and policy relevance."
ContentsInformation about research areas (classified by region), library, resources (books and articles). Current events, projects, publications.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Africa Web Links
URLhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/WWW_Links.html
HostUniversity of Pennsylvania, African Studies Center
DescriptionAnnotated Resource List
ContentsList of on-line resources related to African Studies not necessarily covered in Penn African Studies Web site. Includes such categories as Anthropology, Arts & Architecture, Development, Environment, History, Human Rights, Languages, Music & Films, Religious Studies, & Women Issues.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Africabib
URLhttp://www.africabib.org/index.htm
HostASC (Africana Studies Center, Leiden)
DescriptionAfricabib is a website that allows access to bibliographic databases; it also has lists of Journals and scholarly publications on the subject.
ContentsThe site hosts three main bibliographic databases: "Africana periodical Literature", "African women", and "Women travelers, explorers, and missionaries in Africa." Each of these databases is searcheable by country and by subject. In addition to this, the site is a gateway to four other websites listing publications in the field of Africana studies.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African & African American Studies
URLhttp://www.kasc.ku.edu/~kasc/resources/external/
HostUniversity of Kansas
DescriptionDepartment of African & African American Studies: external resources links.
ContentsLinks towards academic centers for african studies, african news and information, forums, and sites about teaching resources(books, lesson plans, teaching materials).
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
African art museum
URLhttp://www.zyama.com/
Host
DescriptionOnline reference to the artistic styles of Africa
Contents“Collection of African tribal art featuring over 1,200 artifacts from 100 ethnic groups. Items on display include wooden and bronze statues, masks, religious, ritual and domestic objects, furniture and weapons. Learn about art, culture and history of each ethnic group.”
Features
  • Artwork
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Institute-ASDOC
URLhttp://cedaf-asdoc.africamuseum.be/
Hostwww.africanmuseum.be
DescriptionHistorical and political research in ex-Belgian Africa
Contents“The institute’s objective is threefold: documentation, publication and research. Its activities focus on the former Belgian Africa, more specifically Congo/Kinshasa.” Documents available include articles, books, dissertations/theses, newspaper cuttings, Congolese press, and maps. Most are available online.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Literatures
URLhttp://signets.bnf.fr/html/categories/c_896afrique_litt.html
HostBibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF)
DescriptionA page with a list of literary resources maintained by the BNF.
ContentsAfrican literature
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African National Congress Historical Documents
URLhttp://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/
HostAfrican National Congress
DescriptionThe ANC was founded in the early twentieth century in South Africa, in protest against colonialism. This website gathers primary historical sources linked to that organization, such as speeches and conference documents.
ContentsPrimary documents: ANC successive constitutions, speeches, speeches of presidents (among which Nelson Mandela), conferences, press statements archives, list of organizations associated with ANC, Political trials, speeches from world leaders agains apartheied, list of intergovernmental organizations, campaigns, boycotts, arms and oil embargoes, photographs.
Features
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African news and culture: Afrikara.
URLhttp://www.afrikara.com/
Host
DescriptionOn-line magazine serving as a site for the promotion of "cultural industries."
ContentsArticles addressing various themes ranging from politics to book reviews to recipes, as well as an on-line boutique.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
African Online Digital Library
URLhttp://www.aodl.org/index.php
HostMATRIX and the African Studies Center at Michigan State University
DescriptionThis site is the result of a partnership between MATRIX (MSU)and several African research institutes.
ContentsThis site contains several galleries of images and photographs as well as a variety of texts about history, several African cultures and AIDS. There is also information about digital library technology.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Current Research
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Performance Clearinghouse
URLhttp://africa.wisc.edu/
HostAfrican Studies Program, University of Wisconsin
DescriptionNews on Performing Arts
ContentsInformation about performances & tours by African artists in North America for the benefit of performers & audiences. Current & upcoming tours, African & Africa-related performers, Campus organizations, Agents for African performers, Publications & programs, Performers, Sponsors.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African philosophy
URLhttp://users.ox.ac.uk/~shil0124/african-philosophy.html
Host
DescriptionOnline links and resources about African Philosophy.
ContentsThis page was designed for a summer course on African Philosophy at Oxford University, UK. It has a brief introduction, a selected bibliography, and many links to academic websites and programs related to the topic.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Postcolonial Literature
URLhttp://www.postcolonialweb.org/misc/africov.html
Host
DescriptionReference site on Anglophone African Literature
ContentsSite developed by Brown University's Pr. Landow. Includes biographical & bibliographical information on African authors writing in English. Also, history, politics, economy & other useful info.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Press
URLhttp://www.journalafricain.com/
HostPresse Africaine
DescriptionOver two dozen links to various African Francophone newspapers.
ContentsLinks to major Africain Francophone newspapers.
Features
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Studies (Columbia)
URLhttp://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/
HostColumbia University
DescriptionInternet Resources
ContentsElectronic bibliographic resources & materials on Africa available on the web, organized by region and country. African Studies Department of Columbia University Libraries. Sites include : Africana collections. Bibliographies. Electronic Journals & Newspapers. International Directory of African Studies Scholars (IDASS) . Abstracts. African studies programs. Scholarly organizations. Conferences.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
African Studies (Ohio University)
URLhttp://www.cats.ohiou.edu/~african/main.htm
HostOhio University
DescriptionOhio University
ContentsGraduate & Undergraduate programs, Newsletter, Resources, Conferences & Events, Library & Internet resources, other centers.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Association
URLhttp://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~callasa/index.html
HostRutgers University
Description"The African Studies Association was founded in 1957 as a non-profit organization open to all individuals and institutions interested in African affairs. Its mission is to bring together people with a scholarly and professional interest in Africa. The ASA also provides information and support services to the Africanist community. Three publications are currently produced annually: ASA News, African Studies Review, and History in Africa."
ContentsCalls for papers, publications, ressources, projects, news.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
African Studies Association
URLhttp://www.africanstudies.org/
HostRutgers University
DescriptionServing the Africanist community
ContentsNon-profit organization founded in 1957, ASA is the "leading North American organization that promotes African studies". Membership info, Annual Meetings, Publications, Awards, ASA Organizations, Bulletin Board, Links.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP)
URLhttp://www.afsaap.org.au/
HostAFSAAP
Description"Aims and objectives: to promote research and teaching of African Studies in Australia and the Pacific; to facilitate contact among scholars and students in the field of African Studies through conferences, regional meetings, and publications."
ContentsList of menbers and their expertise, Review of African Studies, conferences and papers, calls for papers, links to other African Studies resources.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
African Studies at Harvard
URLhttp://www.fas.harvard.edu/~cafrica/
HostHarvard University Committee on African Studies 1737 Cambridge St. Rm. 202, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
DescriptionHarvard University
ContentsThe Harvard University Committee on African Studies began in 1969 as an interdisciplinary group of scholars. Offers undergraduate certificates. Grants, Programs, Events, Resources (videos), Links, News from & about Africa.
Features
  • Biography
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Center (UPenn)
URLhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/AS.html
HostUniversity of Pennsylvania
DescriptionUniversity of Pennsylvania
ContentsInformation & current news about the Center & its graduate, undergraduate & research programs, projects, study abroad. Newsletter. On-Line Resources. ASA info. Country-Specific Pages. Bulletin Board. Pedagogy & outreach. East African Resources.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Center (BU)
URLhttp://www.bu.edu/afr/
HostBoston Univeristy
DescriptionBoston University
ContentsEstablished in 1953. Info on graduate & undergraduate programs, study abroad, research. Resources : Library, Francophone Africa Research Group, Lectures and Seminars, Outreach Program, Publications, online Africana Bulletin. Scholarships.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Center (MSU)
URLhttp://www.isp.msu.edu/AfricanStudies/
HostMichigan State University
DescriptionMichigan State University
ContentsEstablished in 1960, "Perhaps the most comprehensive & highly ranked [African Studies center] in the United States." African news, Event & Conference announcements, Info on research, aid & development programs, Graduate & Undergraduate Programs, Fellowships & Grants, African language resources, Partner institutions, Publications, Outreach & Linkages, Links to Resources.
Features
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Program (Indiana University)
URLhttp://www.indiana.edu/~afrist/
HostIndiana University
DescriptionIndiana University
Contents"One of the leading centers for the interdisciplinary study of Africa". Information on graduate & undergraduate programs, Events, Grant Opportunities. Resources : Outreach, Newsletter, Library.
Features
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Quarterly
URLhttp://www.africa.ufl.edu/asq/
HostCenter for African Studies, University of Florida
DescriptionOnline journal
ContentsElectronic, interdisciplinary, fully-refereed, indexed journal publishing scholarship relating to the African continent. Editor : Elizabeth Beaver, University of Florida.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Studies Resources (Princeton)
URLhttp://www.princeton.edu/~pressman/africa.html
HostPrinceton University
DescriptionPrinceton University Library
ContentsResource list contains General African Sites, Facts on Africa, Electronic Indexes & Journals, News & Listservs, Library & Newspaper Catalogs, Organizations, Princeton Resources.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Union
URLhttp://www.africa-union.org/
HostAfrican Union
DescriptionThe site of the African Union.
ContentsThis site contains information about current events, as well as a descritption of the organisation and its history. There are also some useful links to other websites of supra-governmental organizations.
Features
  • Country Information
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
URLhttp://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/sheetmusic/brown/
HostLibrary of Congress/Brown University
DescriptionThis collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period."
ContentsSearchable through the Library of Congress page, or through the Brown page (link at the bottom of the page, "home page for this collection at Brown University"). Scans of music sheets, slideshow presenting the collection (Brown site), links and reference resources.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Other
Africana Collections & Resources
URLhttp://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/
HostColumbia University
DescriptionElectronic Resource info by Columbia University Library
ContentsPortal site with annotated listings for African Internet Resources, E-journals & online newspapers, guides & bibliographies to print and other media.
Features
  • Bibliography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
africaresource.com
URLhttp://africaresource.com/
Host
DescriptionInformation resource about Africa
Contents“Africa Resource is a strategically managed organization that meets its objectives by dedicating resources and staff to the provision of information on and about Africa.” Many links to ejournals, artwork, literary works and authors, critical texts, data resources, conferences, and more. Also, one on one help with research.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
AfricaServer
URLhttp://www.africaserver.nl/magazine.htm?taal=en
Host
DescriptionA magazine discussing current issues, as well as a portal providing links to other websites
ContentsA bilingual magazine (in Deutch and English) providing informations on Politics, Arts, Economy, and Sciences. The website also allows users to browse by themes through a long list of links.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Afrika.no
URLhttp://www.afrika.no/
HostNorwegian Council for Africa
DescriptionSite by the Norwegian Council for Africa
ContentsMaintained by the Norwegian Council for Africa, this site contains sections on News and Info, and an index of links ("The index on Africa"). That index is an "award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 4000 web sites", and one can browse these links by countries or by subject. Site is in English and Norwegian but the links are not limited to these two languages.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Afriscope
URLhttp://www.afriscope.fr/
Host
DescriptionFree Parisian bimonthly magazine featuring current cultural news and events related to Africa.
ContentsAccess to the magazine in PDF format. Features articles on current political and social stories and events, as well as book and music reviews.
Features
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afro-Cuba Web
URLhttp://www.afrocubaweb.com/
Host
DescriptionSite about the survivals of African culture in Cuba (Yoruba, Congo, Old Dahomey, and the Efik/Efo from the Cross River Delta for instance).
ContentsSections on Music, cultural news, race and identity, festivals, conferences, exhibits, workshops, Art, authors, films and photos.
Features
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Photography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Agence universitaire de la francophonie. Central African Bureau.
URLhttp://www.auf.org/regions/afrique-centrale
HostAgence universitaire de la francophonie
DescriptionSite of the Central African section of the Agence universitaire de la francophonie.
Contents
Features
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Agence universitaire de la francophonie. West African Bureau.
URLhttp://www.auf.org/regions/afrique-ouest/
HostAgence universitaire de la francophonie
DescriptionSite of the West African section of the Agence universitaire de la francophonie.
Contents
Features
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
AIMS
URLhttp://aimsnorthafrica.org/index.cfm
HostAmerican Institute for Maghreb Studies.
Description"Non-profit educational organization that works to facilitate research in North Africa and encourage the free exchange of information between American and North African scholars"
Contents"In the United States, AIMS serves as the professional association of scholars interested in the region. AIMS sponsors the Journal of North African Studies (JNAS), provides grants for American and North African scholars interested in conducting research in the Maghrib, hosts an annual conference and dissertation workshop. Abroad, AIMS organizes programs in collaboration with scholars and institutions throughout North Africa." List of overseas research centers, arabic language program, grant programs, student resources.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Maghreb
ALC
URLhttp://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/afs/alc/
Host
DescriptionAfricana Librarians Council
ContentsFounded in 1957 as the Archives/Libraries Committee as part of the African Studies Association (ASA). Site contains "Internet Resources of Interest to Africana Librarians" and the "Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography", which is published online and has extensive bibliographies on selected topics.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Algerian Press
URLhttp://www.pressealgerie.com/
HostPresse Algérie
DescriptionFeatures links to over a dozen major newspapers of Algeria and the Maghreb.
ContentsLinks to Algerian and Maghrebin newspapers.
Features
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Maghreb
American Slave Narratives
URLhttp://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/wpa/wpahome.html
HostUniversity of Virginia
DescriptionFrom 1936 to 1938, over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. This web site provides an opportunity to read a sample of these narratives, and to see some of the photographs taken at the time of the interviews.
ContentsTexts of interviews, audio files, bibliography, external links resource page, index of narratives.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Other
Amistad Research Center
URLhttp://www.amistadresearchcenter.org/index.htm
Host
Description"As the nation's largest independent archives specializing in the history of African Americans and other ethnic groups, the Amistad Research Center is dedicated to preserving America's ethnic heritage by providing a home to the manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, books, periodicals and works of art that contain the history of peoples, of nations, of beliefs and dreams, of a past worth sharing with the future."
ContentsSearchable catalogue of collections, subject guide, Art gallery, digital collections, photographs collections, bibliography, secondary ressources, news, contact information.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Other
An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet
URLhttp://www.lib.msu.edu/limb/a-z/az.html
HostMSU
DescriptionA Gateway
ContentsA gateway to internet sites, discussion lists & other e-resources of relevance to Africa & African studies.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Art of Burkina Faso
URLhttp://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/Art%20of%20Burkina%20Faso.html
Host
DescriptionEssay by Christopher D. Roy
Contents“The Art of Burkina Faso” is an essay by Christopher Roy of the University of Iowa which examines masks of various tribes in Burkina Faso. Includes historical and geographical information, as well as other forms of art besides the mask, including furniture, pottery, jewelry, and weaving.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)
URLhttp://www.aswadiaspora.org/
Host
Description"ASWAD is an organization of international scholars seeking to further our understanding of the African Diaspora, that is, the dispersal of people of African descent throughout the world. Through the examination of history, dance, anthropology, literature, women's studies, education, geology, political science, sociology, language, art, music, film, theater, biology, photography, etc., we seek to share the most recent research both within and across disciplinary and other conventional boundaries. We seek to do this by way of conferences and symposia held periodically, as well as through publications."
ContentsList of conferences, calls for papers, forum, announcements, a very long and complete list of external links on the subject, contact information, job announcements, fellowships, publications.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Bamako-culture
URLhttp://www.bamako-culture.org/
Hostafribone.com
DescriptionOnline magazine of cultural events in Bamako
ContentsA place to exchange information about cultural events in Bamako. Divided into categories: news, theater, dance, cinema, visual arts, music, photography, literature and crafts.
Features
  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Cahiers d'Études Africaines
URLhttp://etudesafricaines.revues.org/
Host
DescriptionFrench African studies journal, publishing articles from an anthropological and historical perspective.
ContentsAccess to article abstracts, as well as texts in PDF format. Treats Africa and the diaspora.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Cahiers de la Méditerranée du C.M.M.C
URLhttp://revel.unice.fr/cmedi/
Host
DescriptionJournal of the Center for the Modern & Contemporary Mediterranean
ContentsResearch center founded in 1968, located at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis. Research in social sciences and on the evolution of Mediterranean societies. Publications (Cahiers de la Mediterranee), documentation, & researchers.
Features
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Maghreb
Center for African & African-American Studies
URLhttp://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/caaas/
Host
DescriptionUniversity of Texas at Austin
ContentsCreated in 1969, the center offers an undergraduate program. Lectures & Conferences, Workshops & Events, Calls for Papers, Fellowships, Publications, Links, Volunteer Opportunites.
Features
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Center for African Studies (University of Florida)
URLhttp://web.africa.ufl.edu/
HostUniversity of Florida
DescriptionCenter located at the University of Florida
ContentsCurrent events at Center for African Studies UFL, current research, links. Home of African Studies Quarterly on-line journal.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Center for African Studies (Berkeley)
URLhttp://africa.berkeley.edu/index.php
HostBerkeley University
Description"The Berkeley's Center for African Studies was established in 1979 as an interdisciplinary research center to support basic research and training of scholars. The Center supports scholarly activities over a broad range of topics that address contemporary African issues"
ContentsThe "links" page can be particularly helpful (contains information about the medias and the museum's collections, as well as a section dedicated to educators). For more information on the Africana collections at Berkeley, also consult the Collection Guide: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/africana/guide_africana.html
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Center for African Studies (Stanford University)
URLhttp://ica.stanford.edu/?q=afr
HostStanford University
DescriptionStanford University
ContentsPrograms, CAS Newsletter, Events, Fellowships, Resources, Archives.
Features
  • Current Research
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Center for African Studies (University of California at Berkeley)
URLhttp://www.ias.berkeley.edu/africa/
HostUniversity of California at Berkeley
DescriptionUniversity of California at Berkeley
ContentsEstablished in 1979, the Center supports scholarly activities over a broad range of topics that address contemporary African issues. Non-degree programs. Programs, Fellowships, Resources, Research, Outreach, Events, Languages, Study Abroad, Listserv.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Center for African Studies (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
URLhttp://www.afrst.uiuc.edu/
HostUniversity of Illinois
DescriptionUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
ContentsEstablished in 1970, "one of the leading African studies programs in the United States". Graduate & Undergraduate Programs, African Languages, Library, Events, Outreach, Study Abroad, Fellowships, Announcements. Links to sites on Art & Culture, E-publications, Gov'ts & Intergov't Orgs, News, etc.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Center for Afroamerican and African Studies
URLhttp://www.umich.edu/~iinet/caas/
HostUniversity of Michigan
DescriptionUniversity of Michigan
ContentsEstablished in 1970. Scope: African, African American, & Afro-Caribbean Studies. Information on undergraduate programs, events. Resources : Outreach, Library, Links.
Features
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Centre Aequatoria
URLhttp://www.aequatoria.be
Host
DescriptionThe Centre Aequatoria is a library and archives dedicated to the study of African languages and cultures as well as pre-colonial and colonial history, mostly about the Belgian Congo.
ContentsThis site contains a very extensive collection of primary documents on the Belgian Congo, primarily from the colonial period.
Features
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire
URLhttp://www.cean.sciencespobordeaux.fr/
HostUniversité Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV
DescriptionPolitics, Society, International Relations of the South
ContentsOne of the major international research centers for the study of politics in Africa. Mailing list. Colloquia. Research. Teaching. Publications. Documentation. Training. Events. Sites housed : HABARI, LUSOTOPIE, ETAT DE DROIT, LITAF, POLIS, AFRILEX, AEGIS.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
URLhttp://www.codesria.org/
HostCODESRIA
Description"CODESRIA is headquartered in Dakar Senegal. It was established in 1973 as an independent Pan-African research organisation with a primary focus on the social sciences, broadly defined. It is recognised not only as the pioneer African social research organisation but also as the apex non-governmental centre of social knowledge production on the continent."
ContentsAcademic papers and articles available in PdF, conferences, publications, job announcements, calls for papers, grants and fellowships.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Department of African American & African Studies
URLhttp://aaas.osu.edu/
HostThe Ohio State University
DescriptionThe Ohio State University
ContentsEstablished in 1969, the department "enjoys the reputation of being one of the strongest African American & African Studies programs in the nation". Graduate & Undergraduate programs, African Languages, Library, Outreach, Publications, Links.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Dogon-Lobi
URLhttp://www.dogon-lobi.ch/
Host
DescriptionPhotographs of Africa
ContentsDogon-Lobi contains copyrighted photographs of Africa, with text descriptions of the places they were taken. There are over 1000 pictures divided in 6 albums: Egypt, River Niger, Malian Architecture, Dogon, Lobi, and Miscellaneous. There is an ordering form if you wish to buy prints.
Features
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Egyptian news
URLhttp://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Default.aspx
HostEgypt State Information Service
DescriptionOnline Egyptian newspaper.
ContentsOnline journal in French, English and Arabic published by the The State Information Service of Egypt. Created in 2000. National and international news, press reviews, TV broadcasts, audio tracks and documentaries. Sections on Politics, History, Cconomy, Culture & Arts, Women, Society.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Exploring Africa
URLhttp://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu
HostMichigan State University
DescriptionEducational material on Africa for teachers
ContentsProvides a curriculum for teachers to use for the study of Africa in the classroom. Highlights the history, culture, regions, and some specific countries on the continent in a 5 unit program. It also includes suggested activities and links to further country information and current events.
Features
  • Audio
  • Country Information
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Female Authors from the West Indies
URLhttp://www.agencetropiques.ch/archives/creolite.html
Host
DescriptionA site devoted to female writers from the West Indies.
ContentsThis website contains a brief summary of the major figures, as well as some definitions of literary and theoretical concepts, such as "Négritude" and "Creole language and identity".
Features
  • Biography
Region:
  • Caribbean
Feminism in Africa
URLhttp://www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/afr.html
HostCenter for Digital Discourse and Culture at Virginia Tech
DescriptionThis site is dedicated to Feminist theory. It has a large section on Africa.
ContentsSearchable by country: for each country, the site proposes a short bibliography on feminism and women's studies.
Features
  • Bibliography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
H-Afrteach
URLhttp://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~afrteach
HostMichigan State University
DescriptionDiscussion list on teaching about Africa
Contents“A discussion list whose mission is to provide a stimulating forum for considering the possibilities and problems involved in teaching about Africa. It is intended for a wide audience, encompassing educators, students and others with an interest in teaching about Africa at all educational levels.”
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Habari: The Internet Gateway of African Studies
URLhttp://www.africa.u-bordeaux.fr/links.asp
HostL'Université de Bordeaux
DescriptionThis site offers a list of links about many aspects of Africa.
ContentsThis site has links to sites about African culture, art, literature, politics, development and many other topics.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Haiti & the US; Neighbors Linked by History and Community
URLhttp://www.haiti-usa.org/index.php
HostTrinity College Haiti Program
DescriptionThis site chronicles the history of the relationship between the US and Haiti and the Haitian diaspora in the US.
ContentsThis site contains relevant historical information, profiles of Haitian diasporic communities, links to other sites about Haiti and portraits of Toussaint Louverture and Emperor Soulouque.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Biography
  • Country Information
Region:
  • Caribbean
Haitian Press
URLhttp://www.pressehaiti.com/
HostPresse Haiti
DescriptionFeatures links to 8 Haitian newspapers.
ContentsLinks to Haitian newspapers.
Features
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Caribbean
Harriet Tubman Institute/Resource Centre on the African Diaspora
URLhttp://www.yorku.ca/nhp/
HostYork University (Canada)
DescriptionThe institutes is dedicated to promote information about the slave trade and the African diaspora and the forced movement of African people in many parts of the world.
ContentsConferences and events, call for papers, list of publications, list of ressources.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Herskovits Library of African Studies
URLhttp://www.library.northwestern.edu/africana/index.html
HostNorthwestern University
DescriptionNorthwestern University
ContentsInformation about Northwestern University’s African Studies resources including links to online texts, manuscripts, and photographs, as well as information about research and projects associated with the University.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Historical Museum of Abomey
URLhttp://www.epa-prema.net/abomey/
Hostécole du Patramoine Africain
DescriptionMuseum dedicated to the ancient Dahomey kingdom
ContentsWebsite contains information on the history of the kingdom, the palaces (in which the museum is situated), and exhibits of life in the Dahomey court. It also contains a section of games for children, information for teachers, and a bibliography of resources in print and online.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Bibliography
  • Lyrics
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
History of slavery in Martinique
URLhttp://www.esclavage-martinique.com/index.php
Host
DescriptionHistory of slavery in the French colonies
ContentsHistory of slavery and abolition in Martinique. Includes information about the principal actors and incidents of modern day slavery. There is also a game and a discussion forum (which is currently undergoing maintenance).
Features
  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Caribbean
History of West Africa
URLhttp://www.histoire-afrique.org/
HostAgence Universitaire de la Francophonie-Bureau Afrique de l'Ouest
DescriptionA collaborative database of resources on West African history from several universities in the region.
Contents"You will find here 5 kinds of documents: a selection of historical studies,an inventory of works by students and young researchers from the region, a directy of historians, information about current events about the history of Africa and finally, several useful tools for your own work."
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
ilissAfrica
URLhttp://www.ilissafrica.de/en/
HostAfrica Department of the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt
DescriptionPortal of online resources on the sub-Saharan Africa region
ContentsSeveral library catalogs and databases are accessible through this portal. It also provides access to e-journals, and has a search menu for literature and internet resources.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Institut du Tout-Monde
URLhttp://www.tout-monde.com/
HostInstitut du Tout-Monde
DescriptionCreated by Édouard Glissant to spread knowledge about Creole cultures and promote research and dialogue.
ContentsA list of cultural events and conferences.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Caribbean
Institute of African Studies
URLhttp://sipa.columbia.edu/REGIONAL/IAS/
HostInstitute of African Studies at Columbia University
DescriptionColumbia University
ContentsFounded in 1959, one of eight regional institutes at Columbia's School of International Affairs. Undergraduate Programs (Graduate concentrations), Links, Newsletter, Fellowships, Events.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
International Directory of African Studies Scholars (IDASS)
URLhttp://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/directory.fr.html
HostColumbia University
DescriptionThis website is an international database of Africana Studies Scholars.
ContentsThis site contains confact information for the scholars and brief descriptions of their research activities.
Features
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
IRMC
URLhttp://www.irmcmaghreb.org/
Host
DescriptionResearch Institute on the Contemporary Maghreb
ContentsThe IRMC is part of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Research in Human & Social Sciences on the Maghreb region, from its center in Tunis. Scientific activities & publications, IRMC activities, scientific bulletin Correspondances, current events useful information on North Africa. Some publications avaliable on-line.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Maghreb
Issues in African History
URLhttp://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/history/giblinhistory.html
HostUniversity of Iowa
DescriptionEssay on African history
ContentsEssay by James Giblin from the History Department of the University of Iowa. Details the history of the African continent through the independence years from different perspectives. Includes references to country information and information about different peoples.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Jambo Africa!
URLhttp://www.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/
HostCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
DescriptionSite of the Center for African Area Studies at Kyoto University
Contents"The Center for African Area Studies (CAAS) of Kyoto University was created in 1986 as the only academic research institution in Japan devoted to African Studies." Organization & Research Activities, Africa Photo Gallery, AFlora database of traditional plant utilization in Africa, links.
Features
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
James S. Coleman African Studies Center
URLhttp://www.isop.ucla.edu/africa/
HostUniversity of California, Los Angeles
DescriptionUCLA
ContentsEstablished in 1959 as part of UCLA's International Studies & Overseas Programs. Graduate & Undergraduate Programs, African Languages, Research, Information Resources, Publications, Newsletter, Outreach, Events, Fellowships, Employment & Study Opportunities, Links.
Features
  • Current Research
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Jembetat
URLhttp://www.jembetat.com/
Host
DescriptionGallery of African Art
ContentsCollection of authentic tribal art. “Our present collection features objects from West, Central, and East Africa. The beauty of Tribal art is alive in ritual masks, bronze figures, statues and fetishes used in ceremonies and rites of passage. Wooden bowls, weapons, glass beads, and authentic jewelry offer a glimpse into the daily life and culture of people few of us will ever know. The extensive collection represents the mystery, beauty and simplicity of African Art which has inspired artists and collectors from Picasso to present day.” Also contains database about tribes from across the African continent.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Country Information
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
John Henrik Clarke Africana Library
URLhttp://www.library.cornell.edu/africana/
Host
DescriptionCornell University
ContentsLibrary Resources, New Africana Books, Digital Historical Texts, Full-Text Digital Periodicals, Africana Collections, Events, Online Catalogs For Africana Collections, Links.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Léopold Sédar Senghor
URLhttp://perso.wanadoo.fr/yjohri/CoursEthiopiques.html
HostLETTRES ANGEVINES
DescriptionExerpt & text analysis
ContentsExerpts & text analysis : Ethiopiques, by Leopold Sedar Senghor. Produced by Yvon Joseph-Henri for Lettres Angevines.
Features
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Les Anneaux de la Mémoire
URLhttp://www.lesanneauxdelamemoire.com/
Host
DescriptionFive centuries of relations Europe – Africa – Americas
ContentsThe association Les Anneaux de la Mémoire, created in 1991, aims to make known the history of negritude, of slave trade and its modern consequences in the perspective of promoting new exchanges, balanced and equitable, between the societies of Africa, the Americas and Europe.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Photography
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Life Force at the Anvil
URLhttp://www.artmetal.com/project/Features/Africa/index.htm
HostArt Metal
DescriptionThe Blacksmith’s Art from Africa
Contents“This slide lecture was first presented at the University of North Carolina at Asheville during the 1998 ABANA conference in conjunction with the exhibition of forged metal work from areas south of the Sahara Desert in Africa.” Created by Tom Joyce.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Literature and Culture of Morocco: An Overview
URLhttp://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/morocco/moroccov.html
HostNational University of Singapore
DescriptionBrief introduction to Morocco
ContentsFacts and essays on the following topics: geography, demography, economics, history, politics, religion, science and technology, arts, gender, and literature.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Maghreb
Moroccan Press
URLhttp://www.pressemaroc.com/
HostPresse Maroc
DescriptionLinks to a handful of Moroccan newspapers.
ContentsLinks to the major newspapers of Morocco, as well as to an online Moroccan chat service.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Maghreb
moroccanmusic.com
URLhttp://www.moroccanmusic.com/
Host
Description"A Mile In Our Shoes...A Musical Journey Through Morocco" is a collection of 9 songs recorded during 3 weeks in June of 1997.
ContentsA site that showcases the CD "A Mile in Our Shoes... A musical journey through Morocco". Includes information on the CD, various music festivals, and links to other sites about Moroccan music.
Features
  • Audio
  • Country Information
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Maghreb
Mosaic Media
URLhttp://www.mosaicmediaarts.com/
HostMosaic Media
DescriptionThe homepage of Mosaic Media.
Contents"Mosaic Media produces documentaries and teaching guides of influential French Caribbean writers and artists of the African Diaspora. These documentaries are especially valuable for university libraries, and for those who teach courses in Women's Studies, Multicultural Studies, Black Studies, History, Literature and French." Included in the site are a brief history of the francophone caribbean and the african diaspora and information on several caribbean francophone authors.
Features
  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Caribbean
Nomads by Choice
URLhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/nomads/nomad.htm
HostWashington Post
DescriptionArticle about Saharan nomads
ContentsWritten in 1996, the article explores the lives of a family of nomads in the Western part of the Sahara desert, placed in the context of the political upheavals that were happening in the region.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Other
Nordic Africa Institute
URLhttp://www.nai.uu.se/indexeng.html
Host
DescriptionCenter on modern Africa for the Nordic countries
ContentsDatabase : Africanists in the Nordic Countries. Links : A Guide to Africa, selected information sources & databases. Newsletter : "News from NAI". Scholarships/Grants & Research Funding. Research programs & projects. Publications. Seminar Reports.
Features
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Peuples Noirs - Peuples Africains
URLhttp://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/mongobeti/
Host
DescriptionPublication controlled financially, ideologically and technically by Francophone black Africans
ContentsJournal edited by Mongo Beti and published once every two months from 1978 to 1991. “Peuples Noirs – Peuples Africains” presents viewpoints about Africa from Francophone black Africans without any assistance from organizations or people supporting “neo-colonialism”. One issue is added to the online archives each month.
Features
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Philosophia Africana
URLhttp://www.depaul.edu/~africana/
HostDePaul University Department of Philosophy
DescriptionJournal of African philosophy
ContentsPhilosophia Africana publishes philosophical & interdisciplinary scholarly writings that explore the complex historical experiences of Africa & the Black diaspora.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Press from the Maghreb
URLhttp://www.maghrebarabepresse.com/
HostMaghreb Arabe Presse
DescriptionLinks to newspapers of the Maghreb.
ContentsLinks to the newspapers of the countries of the Maghreb, including Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Lybia, Mauritania and the S.A.D.R.
Features
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Maghreb
Program of African Studies
URLhttp://www.northwestern.edu/african-studies/
Host
DescriptionNorthwestern University
ContentsFounded by Melville J. Herskovits in 1948, "first center of its kind at a major research university in the US". Information & current news on undergraduate, graduate & research programs. Publications. Events. Library.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Projects in Africa, Culture Section
URLhttp://portal.unesco.org/geography/en/ev.php-URL_ID=2313&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
HostUNESCO
DescriptionUNESCO
ContentsUNESCO’s website about African culture. Highlights issues currently being discussed as well as a photo database ("photobank"). The site also lists the World Heritage monuments , with pictures and external links.
Features
  • Country Information
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
RAFID
URLhttp://www.rafid.u-bordeaux.fr/
HostPôle Universitaire de Bordeaux.
DescriptionDatabase on African studies and development studies.
Contents"RAFID is a network of universities and organizations specialized in development research on the countries of the South. Its aim is to facilitate access to regional resources for information, documentation and training."
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Resources in Black Studies
URLhttp://www.library.ucsb.edu/subj/black.html
HostUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
DescriptionUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
ContentsConcerns the African Diaspora. Links to Organizations, Programs, Centers & Archives, Historical Texts & Documents, Politics & Government, Discussion Forums, TV & Film...
Features
  • Bibliography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Short Century, The
URLhttp://universes-in-universe.de/africa/short-cent/english.htm
HostMuseum Villa Stuck
DescriptionTour and information about the exhibition at the Martin-Gropius Bau
ContentsA project of Museum Villa Stuck in cooperation with House of World Cultures. “‘The Short Century’ examines the brief period of liberation from the yoke of colonialism from 1945 to the end of the Apartheid regime in 1994.” Links to information about artists, press releases and African art. See also the Museum Villa Stuck site about the exhibition (http://www.hkw.de/deutsch/kultur/2001/tsc/shortcentury_e.html)
Features
  • Artwork
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Photography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Slavery in the Francophone World
URLhttp://www.uga.edu/slavery/
HostUniversity of Georgia
DescriptionAcademic website of Doris Y. Kadish, Professor of French and Women’s studies
ContentsIts purpose is to assemble resources related to slavery in the Francophone world, with a focus on the nineteenth century. It provides primary and secondary materials and a list of annotated related sites. In addition, it contains texts and pictures of Maryse Condé's In The Time of the Revolution, performed at the University of Georgia in 1997.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Slavery, slavers’ system and history of negritude
URLhttp://les.traitesnegrieres.free.fr/index2.html
Host
DescriptionEssays and analysis about slavery
ContentsTopics include mythology, the Muslim slave trade from the seventh century, the European Atlantic trade, important dates, and data about the slave trade. Also contains animations, illustrations and documentary videos on the history.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Souffles
URLhttp://clicnet.swarthmore.edu/souffles/sommaire.html
HostLehman CUNY, Swarthmore
DescriptionArabic cultural journal of the Maghreb
ContentsJournal founded in Morocco in 1966. 22 issues available on-line. For issues 10-15, see Thomas Spear's site : http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/depts/langlit/french/souffles/
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Maghreb
Story of Africa, The
URLhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/
Host
DescriptionAfrican History from the Dawn of Time
ContentsCreated by the BBC World Service. "Africa's top historians take a fresh look at the events and characters that have shaped the continent from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid."
Features
  • Country Information
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
SudLangues
URLhttp://www.sudlangues.sn/
Host de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar (Sénégal), Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines
DescriptionScholarly journal dedicated to the study of languages.
ContentsScholarly articles.
Features
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Tunisian Press
URLhttp://www.tunisiepresse.com/
HostTunisie Presse
DescriptionLinks to a handful of Tunisian newspapers.
ContentsLinks to various Tunisian newspapers.
Features
  • Current Events
Region:
  • Maghreb
West African Research Association (WARA)
URLhttp://www.africa.ufl.edu/WARA/index.htm
Host
Description"The West African Research Association (WARA) was founded in 1989 to enhance collaborative research and scholarly exchange between U.S. and West African scholars, educators, and institutions and to increase knowledge about and interest in Africa in the U.S."
ContentsConferences, funding, newsletter, research center, projects, external links about West African countries or organizations.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Windows on Haiti
URLhttp://www.windowsonhaiti.com/
HostGuy S. Antoine
DescriptionWindows on Haiti is a very comprehensive site about the culture, history, politics, the Creole language, literature, art and life of Haiti.
ContentsThis site contains art, photography, music and author databases. There are also discussion boards about food, current events and patrimony. There are also many links to other sites about Haitian life and culture.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discussion Forum
  • Photography
Region:
  • Caribbean
Wonders of the African World
URLhttp://www.pbs.org/wonders
HostPBS
DescriptionOnline accompaniment to the PBS series
ContentsHenry Louis Gates Jr. leads a journey through Africa to discover ancient civilizations. Outlines the history of six regions, focusing on the ‘true’ history as well as today’s perceptions. Includes both text and videos from the original television series in addition to perspectives from outside scholars.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Yale Africa Guide Interactive
URLhttp://www.yale.edu/macmillan/african/index.shtml
HostYale Council on African Studies and the Kamusi Project
DescriptionThis site has a database of resources about development, culture, language and many other aspects of Africa.
ContentsThis site has a very thorough list of links to online resources about Africa and the Diaspora, organized according to thematic category and country.(click on "Africa collection" and "ohter resources"). The website also has links to the virtual exhibits of the Peabody Museum.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa