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Mamarame Seck, ‘Youssou Ndour: A Griot Sufi Poet’

April 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Mamarame Seck is a researcher in the Department of Languages and Civilizations at Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire (IFAN) at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal. Among his research interests are the Wolof language, culture, French linguistics, Islamic discourses in West Africa and the functions of Sufi oral discourse in the practice of Islam in Senegal, in particular in the socialization of Sufi disciples and their relationship with the shaykh. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact Ayana Brown for more information.

Details

Date:
April 18, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Venue

Graham Memorial Building, Room 039
218 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Organizer

African Studies Center
Phone:
+1.919.962.1522
Email:
sewall@email.unc.edu
Website:
http://africa.unc.edu/