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IAH 205: Africa and the World IAH 205 Getting the most out of the library catalog EXAMPLE 1. "IMAGE OF AFRICA" Finding Books & Films: 1: KEYWORD SEARCH: "Africa" and "media" and "stereotypes". 2: SAMPLE SUBJECT HEADINGS: Africa -- In mass media; OR Africa -- Public opinion; OR Blacks in motion pictures; OR Africa--In motion pictures. EXAMPLES OF BOOKS: * Images of * Images & empires: visuality in colonial & postcolonial Africa * Africa's media image An enchanting darkness : the American vision of Africa in the twentieth century [ e-book] FILMS/AUDIO Assignment Africa [video] "Investigates how the media ignores Black Africa" * Conversation with Ambassador Yusaf A. Nzibo [audio] "Nzibo discusses the need for African immigrants to preserve their culture and identity, despite the mass media images of Africa as a continent torn by disease and war." Sanders of the river [video]. 1935 movie with stereotypes MORE MSU FILMS on AFRICA [For films, use LIMIT or MODIFY command with Location=DIGITAL/MEDIA CENTER] EXAMPLE 2: “IMPACT OF COLONIALISM”. Catalog search 1: KEYWORD: “colonialism and Nigeria and history”, OR “Nigeria and history and sources”; Catalog search 2: SUBJECT: Achebe Chinua [RESULTS include: 12 books *about* Achebe's _Things Fall Apart_; video interview: Chinua Achebe [video]
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2008 for the course IAH 205 taught by Professor Achebe during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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