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 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 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]
Under "Ce que fait le réseau" > "Littératures d'Enfance" you will find full text documents (articles) about children's literature, among others in African countries (see table of contents). Under "Retrouver un chercheur" you will be redirected to the site http://www.chercheurs.auf.org where you can look for researchers in this specific network. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Institute of African Studies at the Columbia University, New York. You will find information about the institute, two full text documents, and a newsletter with reports on different topics. [editors ilissAfrica]