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Africa Resources

Resources for Research on African in Wesleyan’s Library

See the page on “African Studies Resources”

Research Databases

  • Africa Knowledge Project (AKP) : Dedicated exclusively to academic research on Africa and its Diaspora. AKP focuses on critical Africa-centered, evidence-based knowledge and research from a diverse range of disciplines.  AKP provides access to 6 Peer-Reviewed Journals ,and 3 curated databases.  * To access this database you must be logged into the Wesleyan library system *

African History Resources

African films and documentaries about Africa

  • Kanopy (African Studies): Database of online films, documentaries and videos in African Studies. * To access this database you must be logged into the Wesleyan library system *
  • African Film Festival Archive: Database of African films screened during the New York African Film Festival since 1993.

African Music Resources

Professor Eric Charry has compiled a significant list of resources relevant to the study and appreciation of African Music:

Women and Gender

Blogs and Other Websites

News Resources

Country Resources