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Ph.D. UCLA (1984). President of the African
Literature Association 2001-2002; Associate Editor, CARAF Books.
Primary Research and Teaching Interests: Francophone African literature (French colonial literature, early Francophone, Negritude, and Post-Negritude writers; Essays, Fiction, and Poetry); African cinema, Oral traditions, and Contemporary African music and arts.
Courses Taught: Introduction to African Literature; Pioneers of Francophone African Literature; Africa in Cinema; Oral Traditions of Senegambia; African Literatures and Cultures.
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African literature and cinema, interviews with authors, video and audio
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