Welcome to H-AfrArts, Expressive Cultures of Africa. H-AfrArts is composed of two parts, a discussion list and a web site cosponsored by Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine (H-Net) and the Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA). Its content focuses on the expressive cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora.

Recent Content

Author: 
Frederick John Lamp, ed.
Reviewer: 
Felicia Nwalutu

Nwalutu on Lamp, 'See the Music, Hear the Dance: Rethinking African Art at The Baltimore Museum of Art'

Frederick John Lamp, ed. See the Music, Hear the Dance: Rethinking African Art at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Munich: Prestel, 2004. 301 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7913-3036-5.

Reviewed by Felicia Nwalutu (Independent Scholars) Published on H-AfrArts (February, 2007)

Re-establishing the Ritual Milieu of African Artifacts: Focus on the Baltimore Museum of Arts

Author: 
Miriam Kahn, Erin Younger
Reviewer: 
Ping-Ann Addo

Addo on Kahn and Younger, 'Pacific Voices: Keeping Our Cultures Alive'

Miriam Kahn, Erin Younger. Pacific Voices: Keeping Our Cultures Alive. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. xiv + 176 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98550-3.

Reviewed by Ping-Ann Addo (Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts) Published on H-AfrArts (February, 2007)

Pacific Voices Seen and Heard

Author: 
Colleen E. Kriger
Reviewer: 
Lisa Aronson

Aronson on Kriger, 'Cloth in West African History'

Colleen E. Kriger. Cloth in West African History. Lanham: Altamira Press, 2006. xix + 213 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0422-8.

Reviewed by Lisa Aronson (Associate Professor, Art History - Skidmore College) Published on H-AfrArts (February, 2007)

Threads of Time in West Africa

Author: 
Edmond Bernus, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University., Los Angeles. University of California
Reviewer: 
Bernhard Gardi

Gardi on Bernus and Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University. and University of California, 'Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World'

Edmond Bernus, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University., Los Angeles. University of California. Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World. Los Angeles: Stanford University Press, 2006. 291 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9748729-4-0; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9748729-6-4.

Reviewed by Bernhard Gardi (Curator, Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland) Published on H-AfrArts (November, 2006)

Author: 
Mai Palmberg, Annemette Kirkegaard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ama Aduonum

Aduonum on Palmberg and Kirkegaard, 'Playing with Identities in Contemporary Music in Africa'

Mai Palmberg, Annemette Kirkegaard, eds. Playing with Identities in Contemporary Music in Africa. Uppsala: Nordic African Institute, 2002. 182 pp. $27.90 (paper), ISBN 978-91-7106-496-7.

Reviewed by Ama Aduonum (School of Music, Illinois State University) Published on H-AfrArts (September, 2006)

Forging Identities in Contemporary African Music

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