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
AATMI Djembé
URLhttp://www.aatmidjembe.com/index2.htm
HostAatmi djembe
DescriptionDjembé culture and music
ContentsA site devoted to Djembé culture and music, AATMI Djembé contains information on the history and making of drums and includes several homepages of Djembé performers.
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  • Biography
  • Photography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
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  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
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
African Music & Dance Ensemble
URLhttp://music.berkeley.edu/performance/ensemble/african.php
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DescriptionPrivate company
ContentsCreated in 1973, the Ensemble seeks to broaden access to the knowledge about Africa's rich cultural heritage across the United States, Canada & Europe. History, Workshops, Coming events, Performers, Current projects, Reviews.
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  • Photography
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
African Music and Dance
URLhttp://bmrc.berkeley.edu/people/ladzekpo/test.html
HostUC-Berkeley
DescriptionSite by C. K. Ladzepko, director of African Music Program at UC-Berkeley
ContentsIncludes information about traditional music and dances from sub-Saharan Africa, especially from the Anlo-Ewe people of Ghana. Features sound and video clips as well as photographs. Also contains notes from classes taught by C. K. Ladzepko, director of the African Music Program at the University of California, Berkeley.
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  • Audio
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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.
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  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Current Research
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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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  • Other
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
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  • 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
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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
dancedrummer.com
URLhttp://www.dancedrummer.com/
Hostwww.dancedrummer.com
DescriptionInteractive resource on West African Drums and Percussion
ContentsSite features: “African Music - Traditional West African Drumming - Percussion Lessons - Instructional Movies, Texts, and Manuscripts - Drum Set Orchestrations - Interactive African Instrument Museum - Online Music Education - Anlo-Ewe History, Ethnology, Ethnomusicology”
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  • Biography
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Danse Africaine
URLhttp://www.tierou-doople.com/
HostTierou-doople.com
DescriptionSite by Alphonse Tierou
ContentsWebsite devoted to African dance, created by Alphonse Tierou, author, choreographer and researcher of African dance. Includes technical information about dance, as well as news, conferences, and a dance-sculpture exhibition. A reading list and biography of Tierou are also available.
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  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Dogon-Lobi
URLhttp://www.dogon-lobi.ch/
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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.
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  • Photography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Festival Complet’Mandingue
URLhttp://www.completmandingue.com
HostComplet Mandingue
DescriptionDance and music festival
ContentsOrganized by DJABOTU BINGHI, Complet’Mandingue is a festival in St. Brieuc, France promoting African culture whose proceeds go to help the development of a village in the North of Senegal. Has information about the 2008 festival as well as on previous years.
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  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Forum: Danse africaine
URLhttp://www.artotal.com/forum/danse_africaine.htm
Hostartotal.com
DescriptionDiscussion forum about African dance
ContentsDiscussion forum devoted to African dance. The site also contains forums about other arts, but none specifically about African arts, though some references are made.
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  • 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.
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  • Bibliography
  • Current Events
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
  • Photography
  • Primary Text
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Other
History of Jazz dance
URLhttp://www.offjazz.com/jz-hist01.htm
HostOff jazz
DescriptionOff Jazz Dance World
ContentsOff Jazz is a site devoted to jazz in all its forms. It has an explanation of the African roots of jazz, with a detailed analysis of African music.
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  • Audio
  • Video Clips
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  • 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.
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  • Critical Text
  • Current Research
  • Database(s)
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Maghreb
Ingénieuse Afrique
URLhttp://web.me.com/dorisgreen/African_traditions/Welcome.html
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DescriptionWest African festival
ContentsFestival dedicated to the promotion of West African art and culture. Includes programs and pictures of current and past festivals.
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  • Biography
  • Current Events
  • Photography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Ishangi Family African Dancers
URLhttp://www.geocities.com/spirit_of_blackness/ishangi.htm
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DescriptionWest African dance company
ContentsIshangi was formed by Baba Kwame Ishangi in 1958. The website contains pictures of performances as well as information about traditional West African dance, such as folktales and masquerade. It also includes a biography of Kwame Ishangi and a description of different dances and where they come from.
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  • Biography
  • Photography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Kalo Tshiekela
URLhttp://www.danseafricaine.com/choregraphe_danseur.htm
HostDanseAfricaine.com
DescriptionAfrican choreographer and dancer
ContentsInformation about African dance classes given by Kalo Tshiekela in Paris, as well as information about the central African dance troupe ‘Les ballets Twayi-Tshanga’. Also includes photographs of performances and contact information.
Features
  • Photography
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Kongo Ba Teria
URLhttp://kongobateria.chez-alice.fr/
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DescriptionThe web site of a contemporary African dance company based in Burkina Faso.
ContentsThis site contains information about the dancers of Kongo Ba Teria and their productions.
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Les Fioti Fioti’s
URL http://fioti.free.fr/
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DescriptionDancers from Papa Wemba’s new group
ContentsOfficial Site of Fioti Fioti, Papa Wemba’s new dance group. Features biographies of the dancers and choreographer, sound clips from Papa Wemba’s album, videos, and photos.
Features
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Photography
  • Video Clips
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  • Sub-Saharan Africa
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
Numibia
URLhttp://www.numibia.net/index.htm
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DescriptionAncient, traditional and contemporary arts in Africa
ContentsDatabase about sub-Saharan African art developed by l’école du patrimoine africain. Searchable categories which are not yet all populated include: architecture, culinary arts, graphic arts, clothing, cinema, design, literature, fashion, music and dance, jewelry, painting, photography, and sculpture. Contains photos and descriptions of artwork, audio clips and discographies of music. There is also a glossary of terms.
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  • Artwork
  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Country Information
  • Critical Text
  • Database(s)
  • Discography
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  • 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.”
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  • Audio
  • Biography
  • Bibliography
  • Critical Text
  • Discography
  • Discussion Forum
  • Electronic Mailing List
  • Video Clips
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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
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