Month: June 2016

‘(Re)Viewing the Visual: Art, Photography, Film’ – Reflections on the 5th African Popular Cultures Workshop at the University of Sussex, 19 April 2016

Aiw Guest: Matthew Lecznar Now in its fifth year, the University of Sussex’s African Popular Cultures Workshop creates a lively space where practitioners, researchers and enthusiasts alike come together to consider and celebrate aspects of cultural production in Africa and… Read More ›

2016 Caine Prize Shortlist: Review of Lesley Nneka Arimah’s “What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky.”

It’s Caine Prize season again! Before the judges’ announcement on 4th July, we’re taking a look at each of the shortlisted stories. This week, Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva reviews Lesley Nneka Arimah’s “What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky.” AiW Guest: Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva The opening line is… Read More ›

What do children read?: A Review of ALT 33 Children’s Literature and Story-telling

Following AiW’s Q&A with Professor Emenyonu last week, and to kick-off our summer review series on African children’s literature, Tamara Moellenberg reviews ALT 33: Children’s Literature and Story-telling. AiW Guest: Tamara Moellenberg Children’s Literature and Story-telling, the latest issue of African Literature Today, brings much-needed attention to… Read More ›