Culture and Society


African Linguistics library

  • Address: CAPA building (E), 3rd floor
  • Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. until noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Open to students, researchers and any person interested in the traditional languages and literature of sub-Saharan Africa.
    • Accessible to persons with reduced mobility
  • Consultation on site, borrowing is not permitted.
  • Books and journals on sub-Saharan Africa in the fields of oral literature and linguistics: 
    • grammar, lexicons, linguistic atlases
    • comparative or historical linguistics, classification
    • vehicular languages, contacts between languages
    • teaching manuals
    • epics, stories, proverbs, etc.
    • bibliography, etc.
      The Bantu and Mande groups are particularly well-documented.
  • The online catalogue of the Linguistics library currently lists about 2,800 books and articles dedicated to the fields of oral literature and linguistics in sub-Saharan Africa. This online version of the catalogue is a work in progress. The actual content of the library is much richer (more than 9,000 references).The library catalogue can be consulted via the online Libis catalogue (select the RMCA Catalogue).
  • Contact: Muriel Garsou

Musicology library

  • Paul Collaer archives and library
    The Paul Collaer archives and the library are open during office hours, by appointment only.
    Address: CAPA building, 3rd floor.
    Info: Rémy Jadinon
  • The catalogue of the Ethnomusicology library can be consulted on Libis.


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