Journal of Pan African Studies

A transdisciplinary scholarly journal devoted to an Africological synthesis of African world community studies and research that works to ask questions and seek answers to critical contemporary and historical issues, based on an affirmative African centered logic and language of liberation.

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 4, September 15

Critical Appreciation: Sofola's Concept of Dual-Sex in Norbert Mutasa's Novels
Introduction Nnaemeka (1998: 11) notes that, Kamene Okonjo, Zulu Sofola, Flora Nwapa and Sabine Jell-Bahlsen extensively discuss "The Igbo dual-sex institutions of shared authority and power". After they extensively discuss the Igbo dual-sex system,...
Framing the Black Experience: A Discourse Analysis of President Barack Obama's Speeches
The impact of personal characteristics and social environmental factors on human behavior is and has been the subject of study for social scientists of various disciplines including demographers, sociologists, social workers, economists, and political...
No Agreement Today, No Agreement Tomorrow: Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and Human Rights Activism in Nigeria
Introduction Even after his death, Fela Anikulapo Kuti's fame ranks higher than many Nigerian musicians, not just because of his entertaining adeptness or his dramatic performance on stage but primarily for his tough, inflammatory and uncompromising...
Performance Differences and Gender in Kiswahili Creative Writing: A Case Study of Selected Secondary Schools in Nyamira County, Kenya
Introduction Past studies have shown that there are differences in writing as a language skill between boys and girls. Chase (2011) has observed that several studies have established a relationship between sex and writing quality. Malecki and Jewell...
Preserving Katherine Dunham's Legacy: A New Call to Action
After teaching university courses every summer since 2002, I finally had my first summer off to work exclusively on my research (thank you Dean Theodoulou, the Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Northridge,...
The Black Revolution on Campus
A review of The Black Revolution on Campus (University of California Press, 2012) by Martha Biondi by Maurice Adkins (adkinsmu@mail.uc.edu), a PhD student in the Department of History at the University of Cincinnati. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As...
The Black Revolution on Campus: An Extended Book Review
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Historian Martha Biondi's 2012 book entitled The Black Revolution on Campus (University of California Press, 2012, 366 pp. ISBN 9780520296224) provides accounts of Black student activism on college and university campuses...
The Umkhathi Theatre Works Company at Dance Africa 2013: A Dance Review
The Umkhathi Theatre Works Company from Zimbabwe was a welcomed group as they appeared at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in celebration of the 36th year of Dance Africa. As we all know BAM hosted the Afro-Asian Festival in 1971. It was in 1971...
Ubuntu Orality as a Living Philosophy
The starting point for orientation is the point from which the world unfolds ... Orientations are about how we begin; how we proceed from "here," which affects how what is "there" appears, how it represents itself (p. 8). So what is "East" is actually...
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