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Links and Resources

Here is small selection of online resources I use regularly.  Click on the links below to reach the appropriate list:


Academic Organisations and Centres

Arts and Humanities Research Council

British Academy

British Centre for Literary Translation

British Library

National Centre for Languages

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London 

Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

The National Archives

Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar

University of Eastern Australia - Africa and Women Authors

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Africa and Senegal


African Writing Online

Agence de Presse Sénégalaise

BBC Country Profile: Senegal

Isle de Gorée

République du Sénégal - official government site

The Africa Centre

Wolof Online

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Online Journals and Directories

Arts and Humanities Data Service

Copac National, Academic, and Specialist Library Catalogue

Directory of Open Access Journals

FirstSearch - Library Database

H-Net - Humanities and Social Sciences Online

Intute: Arts and Humanities Resource

JSTOR - Archives for Scholarship

Literature Online


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Bayreuth African Studies

Heaventree Press - Anthologies of Translated Poetry

Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire

John Benjamins - Linguistics and Translation Studies

Les Nouvelles Editions Africaines du Sénégal

L'Harmattan - Francophone African Literature

Multilingual Matters

Nouvelles Editions Ivoiriennes

St Jerome Publishing - Intercultural and Translation Studies

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Societies and Associations

African Studies Association of the UK

British Comparative Literature Association

Chartered Institute of Linguists 

European Society for Translation Studies

Institute of Translation and Interpreting

International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies

International Federation of Translators

International Society for African Philosophy and Studies

Postcolonial Studies Association

Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies

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Warwick University

Centre for Caribbean Studies

Department of French Studies

Faculty of Arts

Graduate School

Humanities Research Centre

Insititute of Advanced Study Sub-Saharan Research Network

Language Centre

Library Services

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“Writing as a peaceful weopon will not only function to liberate women from oppressive customs, but also change their representation in literature” (Larrier 47)