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;
- Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity;
- Ethnic Studies Program; and
- Women’s and Gender Studies Program.