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Volume 43, Number 4, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Measuring Time: Karin Barber and the Study of Everyday Africa

Guest Editors: Onookome Okome and Stephanie Newell



pp. v-vi


Measuring Time: Karin Barber and the Study of Everyday Africa

pp. vii-xviii


“Virtual Expressions”: Alternative Online Spaces and the Staging of Kenyan Popular Cultures

pp. 1-16

Anthropology and the Study of Popular Culture: A Perspective from the Southern Tip of Africa

pp. 17-37

Of Murder and Love: Peregrinations of the African Detective Writer

pp. 38-49

Legends of Modern Zambia

pp. 50-70

Signs of Femininity, Symptoms of Malaise: Contextualizing Figurations of “Woman” in Nollywood

pp. 71-87

“Go by Appearances at Your Peril”: The Raina Kama Writers’ Association in Kano, Nigeria, Carving out a Place for the “Popular” in the Hausa Literary Landscape

pp. 88-111

Digital as the New Popular in African Cinema?: Case Studies from the Continent

pp. 112-127

A Political Economy of Lifestyle and Aesthetics: Yorùbá Artists Produce and Transform Popular Culture

pp. 128-146

The Invention of Traditional Music in the City: Exploring History and Meaning in Urban Music in Contemporary Kenya

pp. 147-165

Nollywood, Lagos, and the Good-Time Woman

pp. 166-186

Book Reviews

Human Rights and African Airwaves. Mediating Equality on the Chichewa Radio (review)

pp. 187-188

African Theatre 10: Media & Performance (review)

pp. 188-190


p. 191

Evaluators for Volume 43

p. 1

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