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Mbye B. Cham

The Speakers Bureau of Howard University (SBHU) is designed to provide an opportunity for faculty to share their current expertise, while bringing to the forefront their pioneering research in a number of disciplines.

Mbye B. Cham

Professor and Chair (Graduate Faculty)
Department of African Studies  

Professor Cham received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His research interests are oral traditions, modern African literature in English and French (West Africa and South Africa), African and third world cinema and film and African development. Dr. Cham was awarded the Howard University Sponsored Faculty Research Program in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Grant for 2006-2007, for which he received $9,998.00 to conduct research in Senegal.

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