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  1. LibGuides: Online Library Support and Resources for Your Subject 1 item
  2. Resource List 124 items
    1. Seminar/Workshop Readings 124 items
      1. Week 1: 21 items
        1. Seminar: Nationalism 15 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. The beautyful ones are not yet born: a novel - Ayi Kwei Armah 1969

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 14 items
            1. The novels of Ayi Kwei Armah: a study in polemical fiction - Robert Fraser 1980

              Book 

            2. Resistance in postcolonial African fiction - Neil Lazarus 1990

              Book  Print Copy

            3. The postcolonial unconscious - Neil Lazarus 2011

              Book  Read Chapter 1 - 'The Politics of Postcolonial Modernism', pp.21-86.

            4. Research in African Literatures 1987

              Journal  Special Issue on Ayi Kwei Armah.

        2. Workshop: African Writers Series 6 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Africa writes back: the African writers series & the launch of African literature - James Currey, George Hallett 2008

              Book  Read - 'Introduction: The Establishment of African Literature', pp.1-24, 'Main Dates for the African Writers Series', pp.xxx-xxxi, 'Ayi Kwei Armah: Beautyful novels not yet published', pp.73-75, and 'Rebecca Njau: A woman’s madness', pp.107-108.

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 5 items
      2. Week 2: 10 items
        1. Seminar: African Feminism 4 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Ripples in the pool - Rebeka Njau 2008 (electronic resource)

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 3 items
            1. We should all be feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 2015

              Book 

        2. Workshop: African Popular Culture 6 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 4 items
            1. Popular culture in Africa: the episteme of the everyday - Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome, Till Förster 2014

              Book 

            2. Urban legends, colonial myths: popular culture and literature in East Africa - James Ogude, Joyce Nyairo 2007

              Book 

            3. Research in African Literatures 2012

              Journal  Special Issue on Measuring Time: Karin Barber and the Study of Everyday Africa

          3. Film Screening 1 item
            1. Xala - Ousmane Sembene 1975

              Audio-visual document 

      3. Week 3: 25 items
        1. Seminar: New Cartographies 16 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 7 items
            1. Maps - Nuruddin Farah 1986

              Book 

            2. Chimurenga Chronic: New Cartographies 2015

              Book  Full-size versions of the following five extracts are contained within this publication available in print format at the library.

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 9 items
        2. Workshop: Blogging African Literature 9 items
          1. Compulsory 'Browsing' 7 items
            1. African Literature Blogs 5 items
            2. Literary Magazines 2 items
          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading / Viewing 2 items
      4. Week 4: 15 items
        1. Seminar: Indian Ocean 8 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Paradise - Abdulrazak Gurnah 1994

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 7 items
        2. Workshop: Interview Skills 6 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 6 items
        3. Film Screening 1 item
          1. Half of a yellow sun - Biyi Bandele-Thomas, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose 2014 (dvd)

            Audio-visual document 

      5. Week 5: 6 items
        1. Seminar: Cultural Memory 6 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Butterfly burning - Yvonne Vera 2000

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 5 items
            1. Perceiving pain in African literature - Zoe Norridge 2012 (electronic resource)

              Book  Read - 'Painful Encounters in Yvonne Vera’s The Stone Virgins', pp.26-60.

        2. Workshop: Guest Lecture by Billy Kahora on Literary Magazines & Literary Prizes 0 items
          Billy Kahora is an award-winning Kenyan writer, Managing Editor of the literary magazine Kwani? and currently Lecturer in Creative Writing at University of Bristol.
      6. Week 6: Research African Literature (no new primary texts) 0 items
      7. Week 7: 17 items
        1. Seminar: African Cities 11 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 3 items
            1. Welcome to our Hillbrow - Phaswane Mpe 2001

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 8 items
            1. African intimacies: race, homosexuality, and globalization - Neville Wallace Hoad 2007

              Book  Read Chapter 6 - 'An Elegy for African Cosmopolitanism: Phaswane Mpe’s Welcome to Our Hillbrow', pp.113-126.

        2. Workshop: Debating Language & African Literature 6 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 4 items
            1. Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory: a reader 2013

              Book  Read Chapter 25 - 'The African Writer and the English Language', pp.428-434.

          3. Film Screening 1 item
            1. Touki Bouki - Djibril Diop Mambéty, Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang 2005 (dvd recording)

              Audio-visual document 

      8. Week 8: 9 items
        1. Seminar: Literary Prizes, Literary Magazines, Literary Form: Part 1 7 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 2 items
            1. One day I will write about this place: a memoir - Binyavanga Wainaina 2012

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 5 items
            1. Politics & social justice - Ernest Emeny̲onu 2014

              Book  Read - 'Refracting the Political: Binyavanga Wainaina’s One Day I Will Write About This Place', pp.33-46.

        2. Workshop: Contemporary African Cinemas 2 items
          1. Compulsory Reading / Viewing 1 item
            1. Touki Bouki - Djibril Diop Mambéty, Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang 2005 (dvd recording)

              Audio-visual document 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 1 item
            1. 'The Hyena's Last Laugh' [in] Transition - N. Frank Ukadike, Djibril Diop Mambety 1998

              Article 

      9. Week 9: 8 items
        1. Seminar: Literary Prizes, Literary Magazines, Literary Form: Part 2 7 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 6 items
        2. Workshop: Digital Fictions & Afropolitanism 1 item
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. In search of the Afropolitan: encounters, conversations and contemporary diasporic African literature - Eva Rask Knudsen, Ulla Rahbek 2016

              Book  Read Chapter 4 - 'Afropolitanism: A Contested Field and Its Trajectories'.

      10. Week 10: 7 items
        1. Seminar: Literary Activism 3 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 2 items
            1. Teaching my mother how to give birth - Warsan Shire 2011

              Book 

            2. Collective amnesia - Koleka Putuma 2017

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 1 item
        2. Workshop: Literary & Film Festivals 4 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 3 items
            1. Curating Africa in the age of film festivals - Lindiwe Dovey 2015

              Book  Read - 'Introduction: Film Festivals and/in Theory'.

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 1 item
      11. Week 11: 6 items
        1. Seminar: Pan-African Literary Networks 6 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 5 items
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