Instructor: Samba Camara of FIU
Samba Camara is Adjunct Professor of African Art and Literatures and Wolof Language at Florida International University. He is a PhD candidate at Ohio University’s School of Interdisciplinary Arts and is completing a doctoral dissertation on postcolonial nationhood focusing on Islamic poetry, popular music, and the negotiation of a tolerant Muslim culture in Senegal. Mr. Camara holds an MA degree in International Studies from Ohio University. He is also a graduate of Dakar’s Cheikh Anta Diop University (Senegal) where he obtained his Licence (BA) and Maîtrise (MA) in English in 2018 and 2009 respectively, and his D.E.A (pre-doctoral degree) in American Studies in 2010. As a Wolof language instructor and former Fulbright scholar, he holds a Second Cycle English Teaching Certificate (CAEM) from Dakar’s FASTEF Teacher Training College (ex-École Normale Supérieure de Dakar). Mr. Camara’s areas of research and teaching interests include postcolonial arts and aesthetics, modernity studies and theory, Pan-African arts and literatures, Black popular culture, Muslim popular culture, transnational studies and theory, and global Islam.
Issues in Modern and Contemporary Art and World Culture
Saturdays at 2pm • $5 per class.
Area professors and visual artists will conduct these classes.
Free for members, North Miami residents,
Art teachers may register with Miami Dade County Public Schools for professional development credits. Reading list provided for each lecture: Schedule of topics are listed below.
Call 305.893.6211 to register by phone.