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“Fragmented Nation or The Anglophone/Francophone Problem in Cameroon”

Since 2016, Cameroon has been plagued by bloody conflict and unrest, which threatens to escalate into a civil war in this strategically located nation in Central Africa.

Gilbert Doho, associate professor of French, is organizing a working conference titled “Fragmented Nation or The Anglophone/Francophone Problem in Cameroon” to be held Friday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center, Suite 280 (Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence).

The conference will feature five guest speakers:

  • Nicodemus Fru Awasom of University of Eswatini (Swaziland);
  • Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abbenyi of North Carolina State University;
  • Cilas Kemedjio of University of Rochester;
  • Jacob Tatsitsa of University of Ottawa; and
  • Arnaud Tcheutou of Lousiana State University.

The event is sponsored by:

  • Department of Modern Languages and Literatures;
  • Inamori Center for Ethics and Excellence;
  • Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities;
  • SAGES;
  • Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity;
  • Ethnic Studies Program; and
  • Women’s and Gender Studies Program.