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RAOUF MAMA

Raouf Mama
Associate Professor of English
Department of English
Eastern Connecticut
State University Willimantic, Connecticut

Department Office:
225 Webb Hall
Phone: (860) 465-4570
Fax: (860) 465-4580

E-Mail:
MAMA@ECSU.CTSTATEU.EDU


BRIEF BIOGRAPHY:

Raouf Mama is an Associate Professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University.

His areas of specialty include African literature, African folklore, American literature, Western literature on Africa and African literature, Canadian literature, Translation and English as a Foreign Language.

He is fluent in English, French, Fon, and Yoruba, currently involved in a folktale recording translation project seeking to save Beninese wonderful folktale literature from permanent loss.

He has published numerous stories which he has translated 20 tales, in such magazines as Storytelling Magazine, Parabola, The Connecticut Review, and Facts and Fiction.

He has published several books, among them, Barefoot Book of Tropical Tales and Why Goats Smell Bad and Other Stories from Benin.

He holds an M.A. in English, and a Ph.D. in English and Education from the University of Michigan.


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