Volume 13 (2008)- https://www.ethnomusicologyreview.ucla.edu/journal/volume/13/piece/498
Stein Hunt, Danica L. “The Changing Role of Women in African Music “Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies, 21(1-2) https://escholarship.org/content/qt8x93v5nx/qt8x93v5nx.pdf?t=mnipkv
Remi Akujobi “Motherhood in African Literature and Culture” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture ISSN 1481-4374 https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1706&context=clcweb
Ukadike, N. Frank “Reclaiming Images of Women in Films from Africa and the Black Diaspora” https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/3346615.pdf (pages 1-
Watch the films “Faat Kine” and “The Troublemaker (1),” “My Nigerian Wife meets my London Wife” (1)
QUESTION: identify at least four ways in which tradition and culture both support and obstruct women’s participation in public life, the arts (e.g., in music) and economic development in Africa.
- Cite examples from the readings and films
- Your answer should also draw examples from at least two other themes which highlight how women’s livelihoods are affected by their social circumstances.
- Additionally, describe how they can employ their agency to empower themselves irrespective of the circumstances they find themselves in.
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