Africa has four Nobel Laureates for literature and a rich and varied artistic heritage. Examples of well-known annual African cultural festivals include Fespaco, the continent-wide film festival in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Poetry Africa in Durban, South Africa and the Zanzibar International Film Festival in Tanzania.
To complete this step, your essay and research should, at the very least, include answers, rationales, and insights into the following questions regarding your country:
VII. Describing the Art and Culture
How does the art and culture of your country reflect colonial impact:
in the media of your country?
in the literature of your country?
in the film of your country?
in the festivals of your country?
in the music and dance of your country?
in the cuisine of your country?
in the major religions of your country?
Who are the leading or notable influences of art and culture in your country – what are some examples of their work and what is the impact of their work both locally and internationally?
Who are the major writers … what are some examples … what is their impact locally/internationally?
Who are the major artists … what are some examples … what is their impact locally/internationally?
Who are the major film makers … what are some examples … what is their impact locally/internationally?
Who are the major musicians … what are some examples … what is their impact locally/internationally?
REMEMBER: Your work should be supported by evidence and quotations from your sources and include a minimum of at least 3 references – a variety or references is better. Follow the guidelines outlined in the Sources section above. Make sure to create your information using APA Citation Guide(link is external) (链接到外部网站。)链接到外部网站。 created by the Penn State University Libraries on the basics of APA. You may also refer to: APA Quick Citation Guide预览文档 for help. Organize your work into a readable and persuasive essay. Do not offer one-liners to the questions above. These are meant to guide your thoughts, not the structure for the essay.