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651 ARTS
URLhttp://www.651arts.org/
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DescriptionPromote African music and performing arts within U.S. communities.
Contents"Since its founding in 1988, 651 ARTS has been committed to developing, producing and presenting performing arts and cultural programming grounded in the African Diaspora, with a primary focus on contemporary performing arts". Network for African performing arts in collaboration w/American performers or companies. Conference information, news.
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  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Other
Africa South of the Sahara: Literature
URLhttp://library.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/lit.html
HostStanford University, African Studies Association
DescriptionAfrican Literature and Writers on the Internet
ContentsExtensive list of annotated internet resources on African literature. Compiled by Karen Fung (Stanford) for the African Studies Association.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
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  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African & Caribbean literature in French
URLhttp://www.howard.edu/library/Assist/Guides/French_african_Lit.htm
HostHoward University
DescriptionGuide to Research & Documentation
ContentsExtensive bibliography compiled by Mohamed Mekkawi of Howard University. Includes an introduction & sections on : Biography, History and Criticism, Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Women in Literature, Cinema, Periodicals, Special Bibliographies, Indexing Services, Current Imprints, Dissertations...
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  • Bibliography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
African Books Collective (ABC)
URLhttp://www.africanbookscollective.com
HostAfrican Books Collective, Ltd.
DescriptionInformation about African publishers
ContentsGroup of African publishers which produces, sells & distributes publications in Europe, North America & Commonwealth countries. Publishes online directories, catalogs & guides of African publications. Organizes seminars. Online catalogs.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Literature
URLhttp://www.bobodioulasso.net/auteurs/
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DescriptionOverview of African literature by country
ContentsShort overview of literature in each country; Burkina Faso, Mali, Ivory Cost, Senegal, Niger, Guinea, Chad, Cameroon. Additionally, there is a short ‘spotlight’ article on one author from each country including a biography and bibliography.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
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  • 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
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  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Postcolonial Literature
URLhttp://www.postcolonialweb.org/misc/africov.html
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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 Studies (Columbia)
URLhttp://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/aflit.html
HostColumbia University
DescriptionAfrican Literature on the Internet
ContentsAnnotated links to Anglophone and Francophone literature on the web. Produced by Columbia University.
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  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Tales
URLhttp://www.contesafricains.com/
HostIcare
DescriptionAfrican Tales & literary criticism.
ContentsLes Contes Africains contains information about African tales, including a literary analysis of them. Additionally, the site presents the text of many tales as well as links and contact information for organizations, festivals and people dedicated to or associated with African tales.
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  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Writers: Voices of Change
URLhttp://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/writers.htm
HostUniversity of Florida
DescriptionOverview, exerpts, bios
ContentsEmphasis on English language works or those with English translations by sub-Saharan authors, some Maghreb, Diaspora. Children's Literature, Poets, Novelists, African women writers. Biographical & bibliographical information.
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  • Biography
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
africaresource.com
URLhttp://africaresource.com/
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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.
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  • Artwork
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Africultures
URLhttp://www.africultures.com
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Description"The African Culture Website"
ContentsJournal. Artist interviews. Book, music & film reviews. Database on African cinema. Photo library. Conference, festival & concert announcements. Virtual art exhibits. Bulletin board. Weekly/monthly mailing list. Helpful addresses. Radio & TV schedules. Links.
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  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afriprov.org
URLhttp://www.afriprov.org/
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DescriptionAfrican Proverbs, Sayings & Stories
ContentsModerated by Rev. Joseph G. Healey, M.M., with assistance by the Urban Ministries Support Group (UMSG) based in Nairobi, Kenya. African Proverbs, Stories, Bibliography, Book Reviews, CDs, E-Books, Links, Maps of Africa, Meetings, Listserv, Downloads, Regional Centers.
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Afrique Francophone
URLhttp://www.lehman.cuny.edu/depts/langlit/french/afrique.html#lit
HostLehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
DescriptionLiterature
ContentsAnnotated links to Francophone literature on the web. Produced by City University of New York.
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  • Bibliography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Afriscope
URLhttp://www.afriscope.fr/
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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.
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  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Aimé Césaire
URLhttp://perso.wanadoo.fr/yjohri/Cesaire_Cahier.html
HostLettres Angevines
DescriptionExerpt & text analysis
ContentsExerpts & text analysis : Cahier d'un retour au pays natal, by Aime Cesaire. Produced by Yvon Joseph-Henri for Lettres Angevines.
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  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
ALC
URLhttp://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/afs/alc/
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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.
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  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
algeriades.com
URLhttp://www.algeriades.com/
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DescriptionThe latest on the arts & literature of Algeria
ContentsCultural news & reviews - events, releases & publications - on/about Algeria : Festivals, Literature, Theater, Music & Dance, Visual Art, Graphic Art, Film & Television, History & Society. Links.
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  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Electronic Mailing List
Region:
  • Maghreb
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.
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  • Biography
  • Country Information
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Broken Quill/Birago Diop
URLhttp://perso.infonie.fr/neveu01/
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DescriptionBroken Quill
ContentsThe works of Birago Diop. Author biography, bibliography, exerpts, critical review, photos, testimonies, interviews, links.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Callaloo
URLhttp://muse.jhu.edu/journals/callaloo/index.html
HostJohns Hopkins University
DescriptionJournal of African-American and African Arts and Letters
ContentsPremier African & African-American literary journal. Publishes original works by & critical studies of black writers worldwide. Fiction, poetry, plays, critical essays, cultural studies, interviews, & visual art. Annotated bibliographies, special thematic issues, & original art & photography. Brown access through Project Muse.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Caribbean
  • Other
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.
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  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Video Clips
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Electronic African Bookworm
URLhttp://www.hanszell.co.uk/
HostHans Zell Publishing Consultants
DescriptionMegasite
ContentsGuide to Internet sites on Africa, African studies, African publishing & the book trade. Links to African & Africanist journals, newspapers, libraries, major publishers, resources for writers & editors, African literary & cultural journals & literature sites.
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  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Ethiopiques, revue negro-africaine de litterature et de philosophie
URLhttp://www.refer.sn/ethiopiques/
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DescriptionEthiopiques publishes original studies and articles that focus on
ContentsArticles, bibliography and links to online texts.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Female Authors from the West Indies
URLhttp://www.agencetropiques.ch/archives/creolite.html
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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".
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  • Biography
Region:
  • Caribbean
Feminist & womanist criticism of African literature
URLhttp://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/bib/verba/
HostIndiana University
DescriptionOverview & Bibliography
ContentsBibliography including articles & essays in English & French that examine African literatures from a feminist or womanist perspective. Essay on Feminist Criticism & African Literature & Changes. Produced by Sharon Verba, Indiana University.
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  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
Francophone African Poets in English Translation
URLhttp://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/poets.htm
HostUniversity of Florida
DescriptionIntroduction to Francophone African poetry
ContentsBiographical & bibliographical information on a dozen Francophone African poets. Exerpts of poems translated into English.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Gakondo: Rwandan Oral Literature
URLhttp://webspinners.com/Gakondo/index.php.fr
HostRose-Marie Mukarutabana
DescriptionThis is a site about the oral literary tradition in Rwanda.
ContentsThis site contains poetry, myths and ritual from both the royal and popular traditions. All of this is accompanied by explanatory texts.
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  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
H-AfrLitCine
URLhttp://www2.h-net.msu.edu/%7Eaflitweb/
HostMichigan State University
DescriptionDiscussion list on African literature & cinema
ContentsDiscussion list dealing with African Literature & Cinema. Includes : bibliographies, book & article reviews, announcements, teaching materials, techniques, computer software, weekly message files. Member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine, Michigan State University.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Discussion Forum
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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
Ibonia
URLhttp://xroads.virginia.edu/~Public/Ibonia/intro_frames.html
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DescriptionAn epic of Madagascar
ContentsEpic tale of Madagascar presented by Lee Haring. Photos, original text, audio presentation, background info, notes.
Features
  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Ile en Ile
URLhttp://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/paroles/index.html
Hostl'Association d'île en île, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
DescriptionHighlighting the rich heritage of the world's islands
ContentsLiterature by region (Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Indian Ocean), by date. Author bios. Bibliographies : Carribean, Indian Ocean. For every island & region : Cultural kaleidescope, trips & stopovers, history & heritage, magical places. Links.
Features
  • Database(s)
Region:
  • Caribbean
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
L'Harmattan
URLhttp://www.editions-harmattan.fr/
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DescriptionPublishing house focusing on Africa
ContentsNew releases, collections, journals, authors, catalogs. Electronic mailing list.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Le minaret ensanglanté et autres nouvelles
URLhttp://www.frebend.com/ecrits/ecrits.htm
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DescriptionOriginal Algerian fiction, by Dey Bendifallah.
ContentsThree short stories by Algerian author Dey Bendifallah : "Le Minaret ensanglante", "Defense d'aimer", "Un combat inegal".
Features
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
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
LIMAG
URLhttp://www.limag.com/
HostUniversité de Lyon
DescriptionInteractive site on the Literature of the Maghreb
ContentsFree access, interactive, on-line journal. Focus: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia. Unpublished works. Literary studies. Forum. Documentary database. Conference & colloquia announcements. Calls for papers. Biographies & bibliographies. Theses.
Features
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Maghreb
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.
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  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • 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
Mots Pluriels
URLhttp://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/
HostThe University of Western Australia
DescriptionOn-line international literary journal
ContentsElectronic & international journal on contemporary world issues. Most articles in frech, on Francophone literary subjects. Full text available on line. Edited by Dr. Jean-Marie VOLET at the University of Western Australia. Published from 1996 to 2003.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Primary Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Nka
URLhttp://www.asrc.cornell.edu/nka/intro.html
HostCornell University
DescriptionJournal of Contemporary African Art
ContentsBiannual publication about contemporary African Art and Artists, edited by Salah Hassan, Olu Oguibe and Okwui Enwezor. Website provides pictures of cover art, table of contents and subscription information. There are currently 21 issues.
Features
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Plein Sud
URL http://www.festivalpleinsud.com/
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DescriptionFestival of African cultures
ContentsPlein Sud is an annual festival dedicated to African cultures exploring aspects such as cinema, literature and music. The festival promotes cultural exchange throughout Africa and across the ‘North-South’ divide, promotes thought about development, and educates students in Africa.
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  • Critical Text
  • Discussion Forum
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Présence Francophone
URLhttp://www.holycross.edu/departments/mll/pf/pf.htm
HostCollege of the Holy Cross
DescriptionInternational journal of language & literature
ContentsFounded and published at the University of Sherbrooke, Québec until 1997, Présence Francophone is now published twice yearly at the College of the Holy Cross. On line : summary of recent issues. Brown receives this publication.
Features
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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
Reading Women Authors & African Literatures
URLhttp://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChome.html
HostUniversity of Western Australia
DescriptionFrancophone African literature & women writers since the 1970's
ContentsUnpublished short stories, poetry, plays, documents, scenarios, exerpts, translations. Short biographies & descriptions of works : by author, by country. Interviews. Reprinted articles. Photos. Country profiles & links. Bibliography. Publishing houses. Some Anglophone & Lusophone authors.
Features
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Database(s)
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Research in African Literatures
URLhttp://muse.jhu.edu/journals/research_in_african_literatures/
HostIndiana University
DescriptionPremier journal of African literary studies worldwide
ContentsQuarterly journal (electronic version available to Brown users through Project Muse). Oral and written literatures of Africa. Reviews of current scholarly books, forum, information on African publishing, announcements, notes & queries.
Features
  • Critical Text
  • Table of Contents
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
rezo-ivoire.net African Literature
URLhttp://www.rezoivoire.net/
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DescriptionInternet reference for the Ivory Coast
ContentsRezo-ivoire is a website about political and economical current events (Ivory Coast and international news). It also has articles on literature, culture, music, etc. The website contains excerpts from primary texts as well as news both from the continent and around the world.
Features
  • Current Events
  • Discussion Forum
  • Primary Text
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Senegalaisement: Culture
URLhttp://senegalaisement.com/senegal/culture.html
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Description“The culture of Senegal across all of its aspects”
Contents“The rich history and the great diversity of the Senegalese people make its cultural rich and varied. Senegalaisement proposes that you discover it with 9 pages, each one dedicated to an aspect of the Senegalese culture: singers, cinema, music, fashion, literature, festivals, visual arts, dance, sports, and gastronomy.”
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Video Clips
Region:
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Tales of Amadou Koumba/Birago Diop
URLhttp://www.brunette.brucity.be/bib/semin/cat2.htm
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DescriptionThe Tales of Amadou Koumba
ContentsDidactic site for the study of Birago Diop's "The Tales of Amadou Koumba". Author biography. Introduction. Teaching tools.
Features
  • Biography
  • Critical Text
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
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