Brittle Paper is an African literary blog. Its objective is to help build a vibrant African literary scene. It seeks out innovative approaches to book reviews and literary commentaries. It offers a thorough coverage of the African literary scene. It monitors how African authors interact with each other and with readers. Furthermore, Brittle Paper pays attention to literary spats, literary celebrity lifestyle, news about the publishing industry, the book market, and festivals. This way, it looks out for ways in which African literature intersects with local and global cultural currents. It is also committed to reinventing African literary classics for a younger, taste-driven audience. Most of all, by publishing original stories and poetry, Brittle Paper provides opportunity for new and aspiring writers to share their work with a lively audience [according to the site editor's information]....
The USAK Center For Middle Eastern And African Studies concentrates on research on the Middle East. You will find only a few informations concerning African Studies, among others a few articles under "Articles - Analyses >> Africa". [editors ilissAfrica]
In his article, Alegi looks at an early stage of the life of former ANC president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Luthuli in which he was interested in football before entering politics. Alegi then analyses the early relationship between football and anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa. He is the author of several books and articles concerning football in Africa / South Africa and is assistant professor at Michigan State University. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre for Francophone and African Linguistics and Literatures was creaated 1969 as Centre for Maghrebian, African and Antillean Literatures and changed its name and research field in 1993. On its website, you will find information on research, staff, publications, theses or events (among others with invited writers). Furthermore, you will find extensive information on their specialised documentation centre, on databases and other places where to find resources. Under "Actualité" there are a few fulltext documents. Unfortunately, the site doesn't seem to have been updated since 2005. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The SFDAS (French Section of the National Corporation for Antiquities and Museums in Sudan) is one of 27 French Research Institutes working abroad and aiming at promoting the cooperation with institutions in the respective country abroad. The research area of the SFDAS is the middle valley of the Nile (250.000 B.C. - 400 A.D.). The different topics are pre-history and the civilisations of Kerma, Egyptian, Napata, Meroë and Post-Meroë. On the website, you will find a lot of information on excavations and other projects, as well as some online publications and a pdf-list of the literature of the library. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Project under construction
The project has two major objectives. First it seeks to produce a language atlas showing the geographical location of the Tanzanian languages, number of speakers for each language, and the genetic classification of the languages in question. Second, the project will produce a series of descriptive studies which will document the grammar and vocabulary of each of the languages spoken in Tanzania, excluding the already well-documented Swahili. The materials put together under this project will form the base of a Tanzanian languages archives.
You can furthermore find a Trilingual Ngh'wele-Swahili-English and Swahili-Ngh'wele-English wordlistand some fulltexts. ... [according to site editor's information]
The ZMO is devoted to an interdisciplinary and comparative study of the Middle East, Africa, South and Southeast Asia from a historical perspective. The library catalogue of the ZMO can be browsed online. Furthermore, you can find some fulltext documents under "Publikationen > Internetpublikationen". [editors ilissAfrica]
Online portal of the magazine Revue Noire. You will find some texts online and three data bases about artists in the field of Fine Arts, Photography, and Literature and sometimes articles about the artists. [editors ilissAfrica]