Fulltexts of theses written at the Université de Limoges, France. Under "Mots-clés/Keywords"you will find theses on the following topics: Africa, african drama, african literature, Black Africa/ Afrique, Afrique noire, littérature africaine, théâtre africain. Among others, you will also find the thesis of the Chadic writer Koulsky Lamko.
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]
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]
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]
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]
Homepage of an international conference held 2011 in Frankfurt on Swahili and English as a medium of creating a literary and linguistic contact zone in East Africa. Includes abstracts of the papers. [editors ilissAfrica]
Discussion group in Libreville, Gabon (the new name is "La Boîte à Livres", but the facebook group name was not changed) which discusses Gabonese literature and the situation of the book in Gabon. People sometimes also post links to audiofiles (public reading etc.). [editors ilissAfrica]
The Association for the Research on African Literatures was founded in 1983 by a group a French researchers and by now also has international members. The APELA publishes the revue Études Littéraires Africaines (ELA) whose table of contents can be viewed online starting from number 22. Furthermore you will find information on the association and its activities (conferences, publications etc.). ... [editors ilissAfrica]