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us: Fall, Aminata Sow

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  • Variants

    • us: Sow Fall, Aminata
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint-Louis (Senegal)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Senegal
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Mount Holyoke College
        • Organization: (naf) Centre africain d'animation et d'échanges culturels
        • Organization: (naf) African Bureau for the Rights of Writers
        • Organization: (naf) University of KwaZulu-Natal
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Dramatists
          (lcsh) Scholars
            (lcsh) Novelists
        • Sources

          • found: Her Le revenant, c1976: t.p. (Aminata Sow Fall)
          • found: Borgomano, M. Voix et visages de femmes, c1989: cover (Amimata [sic] Sow Fall) p. 155 (Sow Fall, Aminata)
          • found: Her Douceurs du bercail, c1998: t.p. (Aminata Sow Fall) p. 4 of cover (b. Apr. 27, 1941, Saint-Louis, Sénégal)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Sow Fall, Aminata; fiction writer, dramatist, literary scholar; born 27 April 1941 in Saint-Louis, Senegal; obtained her baccalaureate and went to France to train as an interpreter; conferred an honorary doctoral degree by the Mount Holyoke College (1997); taught at a high school and sometimes at the Institut Cestil Directrice du Centre d'Études des Civilisations; established Centre Africain d'Échanges et d'Animations Culturels (CAEC) and Bureau Africain pour la Défense des Libertés de l'Écrivain (BADLE); was president of the Association des Écrivains Sénégalais (1980-1984) and distinguished visitor and speaker at the UNESCO-Suisse, Fribourg colloquium, Présence des Cultures Africaines; honored by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
        • LC Classification

          • PQ3989.2.F177
        • Change Notes

          • 1978-04-13: new
          • 2015-07-18: revised
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