The Center for African Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA has a focus on literatures (incl. linguistics), gender, history, environment and development. The Center also belongs to the new Department "African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL)". A further focus is offering resources K-12 teachers and businesses. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers you an introduction into literature in Benin between 1980 and 1999. You will find infirmation on 24 authors, 10 topics and a bibliography. You can also download the information in pdf format. [editors ilissAfrica]
Online journal with news and analyses on Africa. Slate.fr was created by the French Jacques Attali, Jean-Marie Colombani, Johan Hufnagel, Eric Le Boucher, Eric Leser. It belongs to the US -American The Slate Group, which belongs to Washington Post Company. The website also offers some interesting blogs.
A list of key resources in the African Studies, including databases, catalogues, tutorials. For members of Frankfurt University, all the resources listed are accessible for free. For other users: Please ask your librarians in your local library about your conditions of access. [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa in Words is a blog that focuses on cultural production and Africa. They cover books, art, film, history, music, theatre, ideas and people and the ways they interact, through their publication and circulation, with societies, economies and space. [according to site editor's information]
Ankara Press is a new imprint bringing African romance fiction into the bedrooms, offices and hearts of women all over the world. Their mission is to publish a new kind of romance, in which the thrill of fantasy is alive but realised in a healthier and more grounded way. Their stories feature young, self-assured and independent women who work, play and, of course, fall madly in love in vibrant African cities from Lagos to Cape Town. ... [according to site editor's information]
Blog of a Gabonese student in literary studies. You can find a lot of information especially about Gabonese literature but also about Gabonese Rap e.g. The articles have tags (categories) like e.g. "Gabonese Literature" or "African Literature" which you can find directly under the article title in red. Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive list of tags, so that you just have to browse the pages to find other tags, or click on the tags you find interesting to view articles under the same topic. The first blog entry was written on 11/20/2006. You will also find some audio and video resources as well as some pdfs. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Burkinabé researcher Sissao offers an online course on "African art seen through written and oral literature". The course is mainly made of of texts and some exercises. You will furthermore find a bibliography and some links. [editors ilissAfrica]