Browsing Hans Wolff Memorial Lecture Series - African Studies by Title

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  • Ranger, Terence (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1988)
    Discusses the construction of history in the Makoni district of Zimbabwe. Explains his approach by juxtaposing it with his earlier publication, _Revolt in Southern Rhodesia_.
  • Shaw, Thurstan (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1984)
    Discusses archaeology's contribution to the historiography of Africa and its effect in changing attitudes to the continent's past over the past 50 years. Situates the discussion in the larger context of attitudes towards ...
  • Shamyurira, Nathan (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1978)
    Discusses liberation movements in South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Zimbabwe and Mozambique in connection with theories of nationalism and discourses about class.
  • Heine, Bernd (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1986)
    Discusses the grammaticalization of African languages through the study of metaphor.
  • Deng, Francis (African Studies Program, IU-Bloomington, 1982)
    Discusses reasons and history of the security situation in Africa in the late 1970s and places the discussion in a historical context.
  • Finnegan, Ruth H. (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1981)
    Discusses the concept of oral literature as performance, rather than as permanent text. Argues that the performance of oral literature should be seen as an event in time rather than existing in a spatial dimension as text. ...
  • Kuper, Leo; Kuper, Hilda (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1981)
    Leo Kuper's lecture examines South Africa's apartheid system and UN attempts to connect that country's race policies with genocide. Hilda Kuper's lecture discusses the role the genre of biography can play for an ...
  • Garlake, Peter S. (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1987)
    Explores pre-historic art in Zimbabwe. The author acknowledges that, although there are probably thousands of painted sites in the country, most of them are unrecorded. Studies, therefore, including his own, are necessarily ...
  • Guyer, Jane I. (African Studies Program, Indiana University, 1990)
    Explores women's farming among the Yoruba of Nigeria, based on the author's experience of ten years of empirical research on the topic; and relates it to conceptual questions within the field of anthropology.

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