Centre for African Literary Studies

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Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This programme looks at Self respect and respect from others. To elaborate further, Arts and Africa looks at "Muriel at Metropolitan", a novel by the South African writer Miriam Tlali.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

In this programme, Jerusha Castley speak to Jester Tshuma from Zimbabwe Publishing House and Flora Nwapa, a Nigerian novelist. They are just two of the representatives frrom 24 countries who have been attending the first ever International Feminist Book Fair.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This is an exhibition devoted to the history of the Kanga, the printed cloth which for over a century has been such a colourful feature in Swahili society. Which took place at London's Commonwealth Institute.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This programme looks at an English artist who goes to Malawi and a Malawian artist who goes to Britain. Kay Chiromo from Malawi lecures in fine art at the University of Malawi. He told Nick Barker how his artistic career began.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Seven African bands are taking part in a festival of African music in London. The aim is to dal with the isolation felt by Africa's contemporary artists. They are in need for wider exposure and anxious for contacts with artists in different parts of the world.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

Arts and Africa looks at two films both by women directors. 'Tsiamelo' by Ellen Kuzwayo and Betty Wolpert from South Africa, and from West Indian Island of Martinique - 'Rue Cases Negres' or 'Black Shack Alley', the first feature film by the West Indian director Euzhan Palcy.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This document looks at the politics of theatre in South Africa.

Arts and Africa - BBC African Sevice, London

This edition looks at the work of Alhaji Dan Maraya, who is one of the best known and most highly regarded of Nigerian musicians. Mostly concentrating on a traditional musical form at the service of a very contemporary message.

XIVth Congress International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA)

This is the XIVth Congress International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) which was held from 15-20 August, 1994 on the campus of the University of Alberta, under the theme Literature and Diversity: Languages, Cultures, Societies.

XIVth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association

This is the XIVth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association held on the campus of the University of Alberta, Canada on 15-20 August, 1994. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

In this programme we have two political poets. They could be described as political poets but they could scarcely be more different. Poemd by one of them are to be found in just about every anthology of Pan-African poetry. He's the South African writer and political activist, Dennis Brutus.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alhaji Dan Maraya is one of the best known and most highly regarded of Nigerian musicians.He's a Hausa from the North of the country, and he's won his reputation with nothing more than an utterly simple stringed instrument and the force of his own wit and personality.  

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

A second Zimbabwe International Book Fair was held . But together with the Book Fair there was a Festival of African Films, the first of its knd in that part of the continent. The event was accompanied by a film workshop that brought people involved in the industry from many parts of Africa.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Xiluva is a song from a stage show that's been running with great success in Maputo the capital of Mozambique. Jose Pinto de Sa is a writer who's been with the theatre group since it was started explained to Lois Browne in Maputo that, the making of Xiluva was very much a group activity.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

There is a signiture tune that is played in West Africa. It is played by the Mandinka of Senegal, The Gambia, Western Mali. Alex Tetteh-Lartey speak with Mamadou Suso, the kora player. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

This programme looks ar the pulsating rhythm that accompanies on of Zimbabwe's numerous traditional dance troupes and the considering the state of health of these groups.  Also looks at the Zimbabwe International Book Fair.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

This programme looks at the African drama contribution at Edinburgh Festival, as well as the remarkable flowering of sculpture and graphic art in Tanzania.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

In the Capital of Senegal, Dakar, Florence Akst speak with Ibrahim Sane about Festival of Young Creators. It's the second edition of such festival. It's for young people aged about eight to fourteen and they organised what they called "total theatre".

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

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