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AFS 3610 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Foreign Culture: The Africans

In the News

NPR - National Public Radio

BBC- British Broadcasting Company (news Africa)

There are many online African radio stations available.

Check NetRadioAfrica for countries and acccess.

BBC US & Canada

Al Jazeera (Arabic)

AJE Al Jazeera (English)

Newspapers

GENERAL REFERENCE

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MAPS

The following maps illustrate the vegetation, language, colonialisim and independence dates for the countries on the continent of Africa.

Additional maps may be found at these websites:

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection(University of Texas, Austin)

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Historical Newspapers

AFRICAN MUSIC AND ART

African music on the Internet (Stanford University)

International Library of African Music (ILAM) Rhodes University Note: to browse music, click the online searches link at the top of the page, and then ILAM Audio Archive on the next page.  You can then search a number of ways including country of origin, artist, and language.

Art and Life in Africa Project (The University of Iowa)

Metropolitan Museum of Art: African Art: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Looking for more information about African art?  Try using the art guide created by WSU librarian Diane Sybeldon: African art.

African Music Databases

JOURNALS

The following journals can be accessed through the library catalog.

  • Journal of the Royal African Society
  • Africa
  • Africa & The Middle East Telecom
  • Africa Bibliography
  • Africa Confidential
  • Africa Insight
  • African Studies
  • Journal of Third World Studies
  • Nordic Journal of African studies

SPECIFIC COUNTRY INFORMATION

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Use this source to help you learn more about social and economic developments in Africa.

Other useful Websites

Subject Specialist Librarian

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Karen Liston
Contact:
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(313) 577-5596
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