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University of Washington African Studies Program

Overview
Works: 10 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 270 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Folklore  Biography 
Classifications: PR9340, 820
Publication Timeline
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Publications about University of Washington
Publications by University of Washington
Most widely held works by University of Washington
In person--Achebe, Awoonor, and Soyinka at the University of Washington by Karen L Morell( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Kofi Awoonor songs of the village / the African Studies Program, in the School of International Studies, at the University of Washington presents ; produced and filmed by Karen Morell ; directed by Darrell Prowse and Ken Stevens ( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 7 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
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
Northern Edo masking traditions ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries 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
Kofi Awoonor, poetry and comments ( visu )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 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
A Swahili folktale a dual language production ( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sauda Mdahoma relates Kibaraka Kibaraka, a Swahili story of a cruel stepmother. She was originally told this tale by her grandmother. Also briefly discusses oral tradition
Northern Edo masking traditions with Jean M. Borgatti ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Shows three distinct festival traditions in Nigeria in which masked dancing plays a prominent role
Atano river deities of the Akan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library 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
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
Beauty and the beast two Igbo masquerades ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dances and ceremonies, performed in masks and on stilts
 
Alternative Names
Institute for comparative and foreign area studies
Institute for comparative and foreign area studies Seattle, Wash. African studies program
University of Washington African studies program
University of Washington. Institute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies. African Studies Program
Languages
English (21)
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