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    Meshack Asare is the 2015 recipient of the NSK NEUSTADT PRIZE FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE and the first African to win the award.

    African Books Collective will be at the ASA 2014 in Indianapolis in November.

    African Books Collective Chairman Walter Bgoya delivered the keynote address entitled 50 Years of Independence: Reflections on the Role of Progressive African Intellectuals at the ASA UK conference last month. Click here to download a copy of the keynote. Walter was introduced by Mary Jay who headed African Books Collective from it's inception until 2012.

    Philo Ikonya’s Still Sings the Night Bird, Langaa RPCIG (2013) has won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Aidoo-Snyder Book Award.

Brian Street

Brian Street is Professor of Language in Education at King’s College, London University and Visiting Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. He has a commitment to linking ethnographic-style research on the cultural dimension of language and literacy with contemporary practice in education and in development. He has undertaken anthropological fifi eld research and been consultant to projects in these fields in countries of both the North and South. He has just been awarded the National Reading Conference’s Distinguished Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award. He has published 18 books and 120 scholarly papers.

Books authored by Brian Street

Everyday Literacies in Africa Everyday Literacies in Africa

Ethnographic Studies of Literacy and Numeracy Practices in Ethiopia

Alemayehu Hailu Gebre, Alan Rogers, Brian Street, George Openjuru

ISBN 9789970029754 | 162 pages | 210 x 148 mm | 2010 | Fountain Publishers, Uganda | Paperback

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