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Morell, Karen L.

Overview
Works: 21 works in 58 publications in 2 languages and 360 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Short films  Ethnographic films  Internet videos  Filmed performances  Folklore 
Roles: Editor, Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PR9340, 820
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Karen L Morell
Publications by Karen L Morell
Most widely held works by Karen L Morell
In person--Achebe, Awoonor, and Soyinka at the University of Washington by Karen L Morell( Book )
9 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Prophet healers of northern Malawi ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
This film explores spirit possession in the healing complex of the Tumbuka speaking peoples of northern Malawi. The program focuses on healers called nchimi who employ elements of Christianity and traditional spirit beliefs in the medical practice creating a syncretic form of religious healing
Beauty and the beast : two Igbo masquerades ( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Dances, etc., performed in masks and on stilts
Criminal justice evaluation : papers from Washington State Evaluation Exchange Conferences, 1975-1976 by Washington State Evaluation Exchange Conferences( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Kofi Awoonor, songs of the village ( visu )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Ghanaian author Kofi Awoonor speaks of the great influence of the Ewe oral tradition on his work and sings several of the songs of those poets. Reads selections from his own early poetry and discusses the difficult problem of resolving the tensions between his African identity and European culture. Concludes with an interview with Karen Morell focusing on a comparison between the past of the oral tradition and the modern African poet
An Ewe folktale : the hunter and the gazelle ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Ewe and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Kofi Awoonor narrates the Ghanaian folktale entitled "The hunter and the gazelle" in the original Ewe language
Northern Edo masking traditions : with Jean M. Borgatti ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Shows three distinct festival traditions in Nigeria in which masked dancing plays a prominent role
Tomorrow's imperative today : multi-ethnic programs : a report from the second annual Conference on Emerging Programs in Higher Education, Seattle, Washington, November 7-9, 1974, Samuel E. Kelly, conference chairman by Conference on Special Emerging Programs in Higher Education( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Atano : river deities of the Akan ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Descriptions using both still and live action shots of the religious ceremonies of the Akan people that relate to the gods of the Tano River in Ghana
The Akan of Ghana ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Presents the way of life of the Akan people in today's world, including sections on living conditions, education, religion, art and popular culture
Kofi Awoonor, poetry and comments ( visu )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ghanaian author Kofi Awoonor reads selections from his works and discusses the experiences which shaped his poetry in Africa in the sixties, in the United States, and in prison in 1976
Swahili gestures : (a dual language production) ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sheikh Yahya Ali Omar dramatizes the occasions on which gestures are used in communication in Swahili and shows how the gestures are made
Bono brass casting : from field work by Ray Silverman ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Documents how the Abron people of Ghana do brass casting
Northern Edo masking traditions : Otuo, Okpella, Uzairue ( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Jean Borgatti filmed masquerades on a variety of occasions in the northern Edo area of Nigeria. This footage shows three distinct festival traditions in which masked dancing plays a prominent role
Trinidad Carnival ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Trinidad Carnival, 1985 and 1987. Includes footage of Panorama, steel bands, carnival artists, Jouvert, and carnival bands on Monday and Tuesday
Karen Morell Africa, New Orleans, and Trinidad audiovisual collection by Karen L Morell( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Audio and videotaped recordings of lectures and speeches of African writers, Chinua Achebe, Kofi Awoonor, Dennis Brutus and Wole Soyinka. The collection also includes raw footage of carnival artists from New Orleans and Trinidad, as well as, videotapes of a University of Washington television series, African Encounters, produced by Karen Morell
A new Tuesday in Nigeria ( visu )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Focuses on marketplaces in Kanuri society in northeastern Nigeria, showing the closing of a traditional village market, the dedication and opening day of a new village market and the changes in the same market nine years later. Also shown are aspects of marketplace development in the nearby city of Maiduguri
Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club : New Orleans, Mardi Gras, 1986 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Krio folktales : a dual language production ( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In a setting suggesting an occasion for storytelling to friends in Freetown, Tom Spencer-Walters greets his guests and tells two Krio folktales drawn directly from field recordings
Politics and religion in a Kanuri festival ( visu )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Shows the Kanuri people of northeastern Nigeria in celebration of one of Islam's most important festivals, Id el Kebir, or the "Ram Festival", commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. Although primarily a religious event, the festival also vividly presents to the public the core of the traditional Kanuri kingdom
 
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English (56)
Ewe (1)
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