LITERATURE & CULTURE OF FRANCOPHONE AFRICA & THE DIASPORA

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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
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  • Other
Africa Festival
URLhttp://www.africafestival.org
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DescriptionEurope's largest annual festival of African music & culture
ContentsPromoting and making African music and culture widely accessible. Programs, photos and video clips of the festivals. Some references to recordings. Text in German and English.
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  • Video Clips
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  • 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.
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  • Bibliography
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
African Theater USA
URLhttp://www.africantheaterusa.com/
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DescriptionSite devoted to African theater in the United States
ContentsThe ‘African Drama and Dance Theater’ page of African Theater USA features news, events, and reviews of African theater in the United States. Most events are based in New York City. Also contains pages on amateur African poetry, online magazines, and African current events.
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  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Electronic Mailing List
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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
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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
agencetropiques.com
URL http://www.agencetropiques.ch/
Hostagencetropiques.com
DescriptionE-zine about Africa and the Caribbean
ContentsAgence Tropiques is a Swiss e-zine about Africa and the Caribbean. The site proposes a just approach to the realities of Africa and the Caribbean. Includes a discussion forum and articles about the arts and humanities as well as issues in the news.
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  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Discussion Forum
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
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
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  • 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
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Bi-Okoto Drum and Dance Theatre
URLhttp://www.bi-okoto.com/default.htm
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DescriptionNon-profit cultural arts organization
ContentsProfessional African theater and dance company situated in Ohio. Website contains information about booking performances, dance classes given, and the company’s repertoire.
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  • Audio
  • Electronic Mailing List
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 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
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Other
Groupe Kuru
URLhttp://www.groupe-kuru.org/
HostGroupe-kuru
DescriptionTheater group concerned with the Rwandan genocide
ContentsWebsite on Groupe Kuru’s play “Bruxelles, ville d’Afrique” about the Rwandan genocide. Includes the text of the play, the historical background of the play, historical research undertaken, critical reviews, information about the people involved in the writing and producing. There are also links to other projects by the group.
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  • Primary Text
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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.
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  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
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.
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  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Musics and Cultures of Africa and the Caribbean
URLhttp://www.afromix.org/index.fr.html
HostAfromix
DescriptionPortal of African and Caribbean Cultures. News, Music, arts and culture, society, travel, events.
ContentsMusic database, with more than 3000 artists and 8000 albums. The "Arts" section covers cinema, theatre, dance and photos, with articles about recent events. Covers all of Sub-Saharan Africa & the islands of the Indian Ocean. Composed of thematic maps including information on : theater companies, production spaces, festivals, organizations.
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  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Lyrics
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  • 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.
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  • Table of Contents
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
Oriki Theater
URLhttp://www.oriki.org/
Hostoriki.com
DescriptionNon-profit community theater
Contents“Founded in 1992, Oriki has participated in over seventy public engagements. From outreach in local schools to large performances such as the World Cup Soccer opening ceremonies, the theater seeks to provide various ways for participants to experience African culture.” Website includes information about programs and events.
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  • Photography
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RETIC
URLhttp://www.reticfestival.net/
HostCentre camerounais de l'institut unternational du théâtre.
DescriptionThe Cameroon International Theater Festival
Contents"To promote a theatre of research inspired by African customs & rites, & to establish a dialogue between its new values and the conventional dramatics techniques".
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  • Current Events
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
SIBMAS
URLhttp://www.sibmas.org/idpac/
HostTheatreLibarary.org
DescriptionInternational Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions
ContentsContains a list of museums and institutions with collections and research about performing arts throughout the world. Contact information for each organization is given, as well as the website if available. The list is organized by continent, country, and city.
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  • Country Information
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
  • Caribbean
  • Other
Theatre Journal
URL http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/theatre_journal/
HostJohns Hopkins University
DescriptionPublished by Johns Hopkins University Press
ContentsTheatre Journal contains articles about diverse areas of theater, from different parts of the world. The site includes the full text of articles for issues since 1996, in addition to subscription information. Edited by David Román and Harry J. Elam Jr.
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  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Other