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Professor Graham Furniss FBA

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About this Fellow

Oral and written literatures of Africa; orality, performance and genre in the popular cultures of West Africa with particular reference to Hausa-speaking regions of Nigeria and Niger

Website: https://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff122014.php

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of African Language Literature, SOAS, University of London

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