High school curriculum resource for critical thinking about globalization and its relationship with Africa, Africans and United States-Africa policy. The access is free of charges, but you first need to register. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Center's mission is to serve the entire community of African language educators and learners in the United States by sponsoring a wide range of educational and professional activities designed to improve the accessibility and quality of African language instruction in the United States. You will find information on these activities, on publications by NALRC and further links.
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Summer Institute that offers courses in African languages. The languages taught and the institute hosting the summer school alternate from one year to the next. You will find information about the programm and about the application. [editors ilissAfrica]
The project African Collections in Zürich deals with the relationships between the city of Zürich and Africa on the basis of several scientific collections and one art collection. The collections constitute the material basis upon which knowledge about Africa and African peoples was generated, systematized and popularized.Our interest is not so much aimed at the single objects, images and plants as such but on the knowledge and classification systems they are embedded in. The systems become evident through the mode in which the collections were stored, classified and documented. Moreover, they define the forms and venues of presentation and contribute to the popularization of distinct images of Africa. Metarchive is not a comprehensive catalogue of all the African collections held in Zürich, instead it creates virtual links between selected pieces from the various collections and places them in a new meaning context. ... [according to site editor's information]
Blog about artists from Africa and artistical events, partly written by the author himself, partly collected from other sites, including pictures and videos from sites like youtube, myspace etc. Furthermore you can find two lists with links to sites from African artists and from institutions (museums etc) that exhibits art from African artists. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
CHDA is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the preservation, management and promotion of cultural heritage in Africa through a programme of training and development support services. Since 2000, CHDA organises training and development support programmes and activities that it provides to professionals and institutions responsible for movable and immovable heritage in Englishspeaking sub-Saharan Africa.
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According to their own statement, the musée du quai Branly houses one of the world's largest collections of African arts, with almost 70,000 items from the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and Madagascar. Under "the collections' catalogues" you can search through the online artefacts and image library catalogue for holdings of the museum. ... [editors ilissAfrica]