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us: Kesteloot, Lilyan

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  • Variants

    • us: Fongang-Kesteloot, Lilyan
    • us: Kesteloot, Lilyan Lagneau-
    • us: Lagneau-Kesteloot, Lilyan
    • us: Lagneau, Lilyan
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Brussels (Belgium)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Belgium
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Senegal
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Mali
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cameroon
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Côte d'Ivoire
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Dakar (Senegal)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar
        • Organization: (naf) Institut français d'Afrique noire
        • Organization: (naf) Université de Paris IV: Paris-Sorbonne
    • Gender

    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Females
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Women
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) African literature (French)
          (lcsh) Oral tradition
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Lecturers
              (lcsh) Literature teachers
          • Sources

            • found: Les écrivains noirs de langue française, 1963: t.p. (Lilyan Kesteloot)
            • found: Contes, fables et récits du Sénégal, 2006: t.p. (Lilyan Fongang-Kesteloot) pref. (Lilyan Kesteloot)
            • found: Du fond d'un pays de silence ... , 2012: t.p. (Lilyan Kesteloot)
            • found: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Feb. 1, 2013 (hdg.: Kesteloot, Lilyan ; nat.: Belgium)
            • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 18, 2013 (Lilyan Kesteloot (or Lilyan Kesteloot Fongang), b. in Brussels, Belgium; researcher specialized in Francophone African literature, she is considered a pioneer; professor at the University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD); research director at Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (IFAN); for many years she shares her time between Dakar and Paris where she is a lecturer at the University Paris Sorbonne (Paris IV)) {}
            • found: Wikipedia, French version, Feb. 4, 2015 (b. 1931; she has lived in Belgian Congo, and taught in Cameroon, Mali, and Côte d'Ivoire before settling in Senegal in 1971 at the invitation of President Senghor, where she taught at the Faculté des Lettres for two decades; she has recorded numerous West African griots over the years, creating a repository of oral tradition)
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-08-12: new
            • 2015-12-16: revised
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