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This collection is designed for a Title VI grant awarded to Virginia Commonwealth Unversity and its partners in the project Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA),MERLOT and the MERLOT Africa Network and partners in Mali who will deliver lessons in Bambara  and Malian culture.

This MERLOT is spearheaded by Dr. Laura Franklin (MERLOT World Langauage Editor and Co-director of MAN) and Professor Moustapha Diack (MERLOT Faculty Development and Director of the MERLOT Africa Network) collection will serve to highlight learning materials that will increase partner and participant knowledge of the region and the culture. This project is overseen by Ms. Koyan Diara, a MAN Digital scholar. Ms. Diara is a Malian Graduate student at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA.



Collection Content

  • Femmes Ecrivains
    Femmes Ecrivains (Collection)
    On trouvera des oeuvres ecrites par des Maliennes ici.
  • Interview avec Amadou et Mariam
    C'est excellent pour enseigner le verb aimer!
  • Afrique 50 ans d'indépendance
    Incontournable, le site sur l'independance de Mali. Bc d'infos utiles pour la salle de classe.
  • Introductory  Bambara
    Pour nos etudiants de Bambara.
  • Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu
    Ancient Islamic manuscripits in Timbuktu
  • MALI Mediatheque
    MALI Mediatheque (Reference Material)
    For use in culture studies
  • Mali Interactive
    Mali Interactive (Presentation)
    A collaboration between an international archaeological/ethnographic team in Mali and US middle schools, including logs,... More
  • Mali:Playing for Change Videos
    Videos in French underscoring role of music in cutural exchange and the importance of building cultural awareness.
  • NPR The MIx: The Mali 100
    Music collection
  • Virtual Picture Album
    Virtual Picture Album (Collection)
    The Virtual Picture Album currently offers royalty-free pictures and suggestions for classroom use. With a growing... More
  • Mali History
    Mali History (External link)
    The resource gives the history of the territory of modern Mali divided into the Pre-Imperial Mali, before the 13th... More