tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post6238580316083837102..comments2016-08-22T12:00:03.978+01:00Comments on naijablog: On hausa literatureJeremynoreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-67344437573123327402010-02-08T17:09:30.345+01:002010-02-08T17:09:30.345+01:00Just posted this on facebook, but I thought this l...Just posted this on facebook, but I thought this list of links might be useful here as well:<br /><br />For more info, see:<br /><br />Interview with Hausa novelist Sa&#39;adatu Baba: http://ipsnews.net/africa/nota.asp?idnews=43816<br /><br />Interview with bestselling author Bilkisu Funtua:<br />http://ibrahim-sheme.blogspot.com/2007/04/bilkisu-funtuwa-interview.html<br /><br />Interview with groundbreaking author Balaraba Ramat Yakubu:<br />http://www.nigeriafilms.com/content.asp?contentid=2774&amp;ContentTypeID=2<br /><br />Interview with the first female novelist who wrote in Hausa Hafsat Abdulwahid: http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/ArtsandCulture/5501274-147/story.csp<br /><br />Another interview with Hafsat Abdulwahid:<br />http://www.africanwriter.com/articles/310/1/Interview-with-Hafsatu-Ahmed-Abdulwahid/Page1.html<br /><br />Info on the current censorship crisis in Kano:<br />http://ipsnews.net/africa/nota.asp?idnews=43857<br /><br />Hausa Popular Literature Database at SOAS, London: http://hausa.soas.ac.uk/<br /><br />&quot;Hausa literary movement and the 21st century&quot; by Yusuf Adamu: http://www.kanoonline.com/publications/pr_articles_hausa_literary_movement.html<br /><br />&quot;Between the word and the screen: A historical perspective on the Hausa Literary movement and the Home video invastion&quot; academic article by Yusuf Adamu<br /><br />&quot;Hausa popular literature and the video film&quot; academic article by Graham Furniss: http://www.ifeas.uni-mainz.de/workingpapers/FurnissHausa.pdf<br /><br />&quot;Loud Bubbles from a Silent Brook: Trends and Tendencies in Contemporary Hausa Prose Writing&quot; academic article by Abdalla Uba Adamu<br />http://inscribe.iupress.org/doi/abs/10.2979/RAL.2006.37.3.133<br /><br />&quot;Islamic-Hausa Feminism Meets Northern Nigerian Romance: The Cautious Rebellion of Bilkisu Funtuwa&quot; academic article by Novian Whitsitt<br />http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa4106/is_200304/ai_n9219184/<br /><br />&quot;Parallel Worlds: Reflective Womanism in Balaraba Ramat Yakubu&#39;s Ina son sa haka&quot; academic article by Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu<br />http://www.africaresource.com/jenda/issue4/adamu.html<br /><br />Hausa writer&#39;s database (in hausa):<br />http://marubutanhausa.blogspot.com/<br /><br />My blog post on a Hausa writer&#39;s conference in Niger: http://carmenmccain.wordpress.com/2009/12/16/a-hausa-literary-expedition-to-damagaram-zinder-niger/<br /><br />etc, etc, etc....Carmenhttp://carmenmccain.wordpress.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-87774365953655255042010-02-07T22:30:20.499+01:002010-02-07T22:30:20.499+01:00There are already hausa primary schools in the nor...There are already hausa primary schools in the north . The problem lies in the quality of teachers hence the education the children receive. i&#39;m fully in support of teaching in hausa but we need better educated and trained teachers to do so. but how many educated Nigerians want to teach in a local language?<br /><br />My aunts and cousins read hausa novels like mad and some of them are really excellent even though majority of them are silly love stories. and yes even &#39;illiterates&#39; read them because it is easy for them to read hausa alphabets since it almost directly corresponds to the ajami (hausa written in arabic letters) that a lot of them grow up reading.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-87288304287478244482010-02-07T11:24:51.373+01:002010-02-07T11:24:51.373+01:00I go with first comment.I go with first comment.x-Omotade-xhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08713250046832138114noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8686769.post-67141687934191411282010-02-06T23:00:47.815+01:002010-02-06T23:00:47.815+01:00good stuff. perhaps the key to ending illiteracy i...good stuff. perhaps the key to ending illiteracy in nigeria in nigeria is to teach in our native languages. someone needs to do a hose of wisdon project in nigeria and translate everything into the local languagesAnonymousnoreply@blogger.com