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Maboula Soumahoro in Conversation on Black Is the Journey, Africana the Name


Maboula Soumahoro, résidente à Atlanta

Duke University
220 Franklin Center / 2204 Erwin Road
Durham, US 27708

November 16, 2021 | 5pm


Join the Department of Romance Studies for a hybrid conversation with Maboula Soumahoro on her latest book.

Maboula Soumahoro is an Associate Professor in the English Department of the University of Tours. She is a resident with Villa Albertine from November 2021 to January 2022. A specialist in the field of Africana Studies, Dr. Soumahoro has conducted research and taught in several universities and prisons in the United States and France. She is the author of Le Triangle et l’Hexagone, réflexions sur une identité noire (La Découverte, 2021), translated in English by Dr. Kaiama L. Glover as Black Is the Journey, Africana the Name (Polity, 2021). This book received the FetKann! Maryse Condé literary prize in 2020.

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