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Karim Traore

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Emeritus Faculty
Education:

(Ph.D. Saarbrücken and Habilitation Bayreuth) African Literatures and Film, Literary Anthropology

Research Interests:

African literatures, languages, and cultures; orality and aesthetics of African cinema

Selected Publications:

Sunjata contra Columbus: Envisioning History and Culture in Contemporary Africa through  Kouyatés Film Keita. L'héritage du griot In: Ute Fendler und Mechtild Gilzmer (eds.): Grenzenlos. Festschrift für Helmut Schwartz zum 65. Geburtstag.. Aachen: Shaker Verlag
2005.

Gathering Knowledge from the Elders In: Georgina Beier (ed.):  “They Keep Their Fires Burning”. Conversation on Food, Manners and Hospitality in Africa. Bayreuth African Studies Series 72. 2005. 91-103

Le jeu et le sérieux. Essai d’anthropologie littéraire sur la poésie épique des chasseurs du  Mande (Afrique de l’Ouest) Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, Reihe ‘Studien zur Kulturkunde’ 2000

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