Paul Biya is finish: Patrice Nganang made African Head of Department, New York University

Paul Biya is finish: Patrice Nganang made African Head of Department, New York University

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September 4, 2022 0

Paul Biya is finish: Patrice Nganang made African Head of Department, New York University

The first African to teach German in an American university, the Cameroonian Patrice Nganang is now head of department at Stony Brook University in New York.

The writer and teacher of literature, Prof. Patrice Nganang has just announced that he is the head of the Africana department within the university where he has been teaching for several years.

“I’ve never been one to follow the path that everyone takes. As a Cameroonian, I came to the United States, to teach German, yes, German to Americans, and me the first African to do it. Now I’m head of the Africana department at my university in New York. That’s how I am,” writes Patrice Nganang.

Patrice Nganang is a writer born in 1970 in Yaoundé, Cameroon. He has been teaching literary theory for several years at the State University of New York.

His book “Temps de chien” published in 1999 received the Marguerite Yourcenar Prize in 2002 and the Grand Prize for Black African Literature in 2003

Mont Plaisant published in 2011 received the special mention of the Jury, Prize of the five continents of the Francophonie in 2011

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