Mamadou Samb is a visiting instructor of French and African studies at St. Lawrence university. He is originally from Senegal where he received his master in Modern Languages at Cheikh Anata Diop University in Dakar. His is currently finalizing the last chapter of his dissertation in French at the University of Minnesota. He work focuses on the literature, art and cinema of Sub-Saharan and North Africa Francophone cultural production (theatre, film, literature of the Sub-Sahara Africa and the Maghreb.) He explores the dynamic of Francophone cultures in relation to history, politic, and colonization in order to uncover and understand key issues of present days African societies such as immigration, identities, genocide, democracy, and political struggles.
He has a two book chapters on Globalization and Immigration in Sub-Saharan literature, and an article on the literary and cinematic representation of the Senegalese child under review.
Spring 213: Samb is teaching:
FR 202 A: Le Monde Francophone
FR/AFS 248 A: La Negritude
FR/AFS 426 B: Sem France Afr.