Links

 

Chinua Achebe

Books and Writers: Chinua Achebe
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/achebe.htm

Post-Colonial Authors: Chinua Achebe
http://www.postcolonialweb.org/achebe/achebeov.html

Streaming Video of Chinua Achebe's lecture, "Celebration of Black Literature" at the University of Pennsylvania, Friday February 14, 2003
http://www.upenn.edu/video/pvp/st-Series_Africana.html#3


Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart – Study Guide by Joseph L. Mbele, St. Olaf College http://www.lulu.com/content/108218

African Authors: Chinua Achebe & Things Fall Apart
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/achebe.htm

Audio stream of NPR’s "Talk of the Nation – Book Club of the Air". Discussion of Things Fall Apart (May 30, 1996).
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1011863

 

Nigeria

Library of Congress Country Studies
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/ngtoc.html

Library of Congress Portals of the World
Nigeria: Culture
http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/corc.oclc.org/WebZ/XPathfinderQuery0279.html

University of Pennsylvania African Study Center: Nigeria
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Nigeria.html

 

Postcolonialism

Imperial Archive: A site dedicated to the study of Literature, Imperialism, Postcolonialism
http://www.qub.ac.uk/en/imperial/imperial.htm

Colonial and Postcolonial History and Literature of Nigeria
http://www.qub.ac.uk/en/imperial/nigeria/nigeria.htm

 

Africa

Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/AfricaFocus/

Search the Image and Sound Collections http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/AfricaFocus/subcollections/FocusAbout.html#sound

African Voices
http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/

Kennedy Center African Odyssey Interactive
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/aoi/history/ao-guide.html

Storytelling and the Arts
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/aoi/literary/storytelling/storyart.html

The Living Africa
http://library.thinkquest.org/16645/contents.html

National Museum of African Art
http://www.nmafa.si.edu/

 

Ibo Culture

IgboNet: The Igbo Network
http://home.igbonet.com/

African Cultures: Ibo
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/oldworld/africa/iboculture.html

Art & Life in Africa: Igbo Information
http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Eafricart/toc/people/Igbo.html

The G. I. Jones Photographic Archive of Southeastern Nigerian Art and Culture
http://mccoy.lib.siu.edu/jmccall/jones

Sample of Musical Instruments from the Igboland
http://www.umunna.org/instruments.htm

 

Kola Nuts and Food

Celebrating the kola nut: Harbinger of good fortune
http://www.internationalspecialreports.com/africa/99/nigeria/64.html

Recipe for Yam Fufu Balls
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/ontheline/explore/journey/ghana/recipe1.htm

FOO-FOO (or Fu-Fu)
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Cookbook/Fish.html#FOO-FOO%20(or%20FU-FU)

 

2005 New Student Reading Project Cornell University