Welcome to English 202.
Web pages come and go quickly, and their addresses frequently change. If you find any links here that dont work, please let me know. Also, some of the links from these pages might not work either.
History and Culture
- African Review of Books An independent magazine about African literature for a general readership, published out of England and South Africa.
- kwani?, a Kenyan literary magazine founded by Kenyan writers and published partially online, featuring interviews, short stories, poetry, essays and so on, along with a bunch of links to interesting related material.
- Culture & Literature of Africa (HUM 211) at Central Oregon Community College. A wealth of information including detailed discussions of key issues in African literature, author interviews, study guides, in-depth timelines, and many links to additional resources.
- Stanford Universitys African Literature links. A huge list of websites devoted to various topics in African literature. Includes pages devoted to individual authors, notes from conferences on African literature, fiction by African authors, literary journals, etc. This page is part of a larger site created by the Stanford University Library on Africa South of the Sahara
- Contemporary Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature in English, a very large collection of resources with many useful links on Africa and African literature.
- UPenn Africa Studies Center. The country links provide a wealth of further links to information about individual countries in Africa. The web links connect to various other Africa studies sites.
- The Story of Africa from the British Broadcasting Corporation, a site with pages on African history from prehistory through the end of South African apartheid in the 1990s.
- WSU African Civilizations. Short background pieces on several precolonial African societies, along with links to other sites.
- allAfrica.com, a website that gathers news from Africa from many different sources, especially African and international news services.
- The Africa pages on the InterPress Service News Agency website, which describes itself as a global news agency producing independent news and analysis about events and global processes affecting the economic, social and political development of peoples and nations, especially in the South.
- The Africa pages at the United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN). According to their website, IRIN's principal role is to provide news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community.
- Feminist Africa, a publication of the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and the continental Feminist Studies Network. In-depth, scholarly articles on gender, sexuality and related topics.
- The Africa page at Eldis, an extensive compilation of resources on development from the Institute of Development Studies, a leading global organisation for research, teaching and communications on international development. The Africa page includes in-depth articles and country profiles with detailed information on every nation drawn from numerous sources.
- Maps of Africa from the University of Texas. Numerous maps of the continent and individual countries, as well as links to historical maps (maps produced in earlier times).
- Africa Geography Quizzesinteractive games to help you learn the nations and regions of Africa.