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  1. LibGuides: Online Library Support and Resources for Your Subject 1 item
  2. Resource List 43 items
    1. Seminar/Workshop Readings 43 items
      1. Week 1: 18 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 3 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 2 items
            1. Remapping African literature - Olabode Ibironke 2018

              Book 

      2. Week 2: 9 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 5 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. Week 3: 5 items
        1. Seminar: New Cartographies 3 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Maps - Nuruddin Farah 1986

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 2 items
        2. Workshop: Blogging African Literature 2 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 0 items
          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading / Viewing 2 items
      4. Week 4: 1 item
        1. Seminar: Indian Ocean 1 item
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Paradise - Abdulrazak Gurnah 1994

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 0 items
      5. Week 5: 1 item
        1. Seminar: Cultural Memory 1 item
          1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
            1. Butterfly burning - Yvonne Vera 2000

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 0 items
      6. Week 6: Research African Literature (no new primary texts) 1 item
        1. 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 

      7. Week 7: 3 items
        1. Seminar: African Cities 3 items
          1. Compulsory Reading 2 items
            1. Welcome to our Hillbrow - Phaswane Mpe 2001

              Book 

          2. Recommended Supplementary Reading 1 item
      8. Week 8: 1 item
        1. One day I will write about this place: a memoir - Binyavanga Wainaina 2012

          Book 

      9. Week 9: 1 item
      10. Week 10: 2 items
        1. Teaching my mother how to give birth - Warsan Shire 2011

          Book 

        2. Collective amnesia - Koleka Putuma 2017

          Book 

      11. Week 11: 1 item
        1. When we speak of nothing - Olumide Popoola 2017

          Book 

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