The Bulletin

Black History Month Lecture: Dr. Maboula Soumahoro

February 08, 2013 11:28 am

The French Program and the World Languages and Literatures Department are thrilled to welcome Dr. Maboula Soumahoro on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Lecture Hall from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. Dr. Soumahoro will discuss “Back to Reality: France, the End of Color-Blindness and the Necessity of Black History Month.”

Dr. Soumahoro is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the Université François-Rabelais-Tours, France. She has been a visiting lecturer in Africana Studies at Barnard College and at the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University (New York). She received her PhD magna cum laude from the English Department of the Université de Tours Francois-Rabelais (France). She has also been a Visiting Scholar in the History Department and the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University. She has lectured and delivered papers in the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe.

Her current forthcoming projects include Black Peoples, Black Gods, a comparative historical analysis of the emergence of Rastafari and the Nation of Islam; Constructing Black France: A Transatlantic Dialogue, a collection of essays from the conference of the same title that she organized at Columbia University in April 2009; and an essay on “Maryse Condé’s Segu in Black Women’s Intellectual History,” edited by Farah Griffin, Barbara Savage, Mia Bay, and Martha Jones.

- Noëlle Rouxel-Cubberly, PhD


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