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TITLE: Amadou Koné

SPEAKER: Amadou Koné
EVENT DATE: 09/25/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME:53 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)


A conversation with novelist and scholar Amadou Koné of Côte d'Ivoire.

Speaker Biography: Amadou Koné is a professor in the Department of French at Georgetown University. Koné's field of research and teaching extends from the oral literature of Africa to its modern written literature, and he has won international recognition as an author, essayist and playwright.