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Asare to Deliver Kline Professorship Lecture April 25

April 17, 2017

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MACOMB, IL – The fourth annual Kline Professorship Lecture, delivered by Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures Edmund Asare, will be presented at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 in Morgan Hall 310.

Asare's lecture is titled "Anthropomorphism and Humanism in the African Folktale: Thinking Animals in Gabriel Mfomo's 'Soirées au Village.'"

"Soirées au Village" is a collection of Cameroonian folktales edited by Gabriel E. Mfomo. The collection was awarded the Prix Broquette-Gonin in Literature by the Académie Française.

This lecture is supported by the Vivian Diane Kline and Lenore Huston Kline endowment. Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

For more information, contact the WIU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at (309) 298-1558.

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