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Lecture: “Youssou Ndour: A Griot Sufi Poet” with Prof. Mamarame Seck (IFAN, Dakar, Senegal)

April 18, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Seck is a researcher in the Department of Languages and Civilizations at IFAN (Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire) 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. Free.


Please contact Ayana Brown for more information. Sponsored by the African Studies Center.

Graham Memorial, Room 039

UNC Chapel Hill


April 18, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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