Karin Barber

Dame Karin Judith Barber, (born 2 July 1949) is a British cultural anthropologist and academic, who specialises in the Yoruba-speaking area of Nigeria. From 1999 to 2017, she was Professor of African Cultural Anthropology at the University of Birmingham. Before joining the Centre of West African Studies of the University of Birmingham, she was a lecturer at the University of Ife in Nigeria. Since 2018, she has been Centennial Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics.

Barber has written two introductory textbooks for the Yoruba language, and a number of books concerning Yoruba culture, and oral literature and written literature in Africa. She has been awarded a number of prizes for her publications, and has been recognised by her peers and the British government for her contributions to scholarship. Provided by Wikipedia
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    West African popular theatre / by Barber, Karin, 1949-

    Published 1997
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    The Anthropology of Texts, Persons and Publics. by Barber, Karin, 1949-

    Published 2007
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    A history of African popular culture / by Barber, Karin, 1949-

    Published 2018
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    The generation of plays : Yorùbá popular life in theater /

    Published 2000
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    Yorùbá dùn ún sọ : a beginners' course in Yoruba /

    Published 1985
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    The anthropology of texts, persons and publics : oral and written culture in Africa and beyond /

    Published 2007
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    I could speak until tomorrow : oriki, women, and the past in a Yoruba town /

    Published 1991
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    Readings in African popular culture /

    Published 1997
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    Readings in African popular culture /

    Published 1997
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    Africa's hidden histories : everyday literacy and making the self /

    Published 2006
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    West African popular theatre /

    Published 1997
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