Barber, Karin

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BARBER, Karin. Swedish. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Language/Linguistics. Career: St. Mary's Teacher Training College, Bukedea, Mbale, Nigeria, teacher, 1967-68; University of Ife, Nigeria, assistant lecturer, 1977-79, lecturer in African languages and literatures, 1979-84; City Literary Institute, London, England, part-time instructor in Yoruba language, 1984-85; University of Birmingham, England, lecturer in West African studies, 1985-93, senior lecturer, 1993-. University of California, Los Angeles, principal instructor in Yoruba, summer, 1982. Institute for Advanced Study and Research in The African Humanities, Northwestern University, preceptor, 1993-94; consultant to Screenlife Ltd. Publications: Yoruba Dun un So: A Beginners' Course in Yoruba, Part I, 1984; I Could Speak until Tomorrow, 1991; (with J. Collins and A. Ricard) West African Popular Theatre, 1997; Generation of Plays, 2000. EDITOR: (with P.F. de Moraes Farias, and contrib.) Discourse and Its Disguises, 1989; (with P.F. de Moraes Farias, and contrib.) Self-Assertion and Brokerage, 1990; (and trans. with B. Ogundijo)Yoruba Popular Theatre, 1994; Readings in African Popular Culture, 1997. PLAYS IN YORUBA: Fenu monu (title means: Keep Your Mouth Shut); Ijapa ati Apata (title means: The Tortoise and the Rock); Ode Alaigboran (title means: The Disobedient Hunter); Okoo Bisi (title means: Bisi's Husband); Aropin ni teniyan (title means: Let Them Do Their Worst); Eni a fe la mo (title means: We Know Who We Love); Bischofswerda, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to African studies journals. Address: Centre of West African Studies, School of Historical Studies, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, England. Online address: [email protected]

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