African Women and Music
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.
5- double spaced pages