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Literatures of Africa

With faculty specializing in literatures of Africa in Arabic, English, French, Hausa, Portuguese, and Spanish Rutgers is an extraordinary center for the study of literatures of Africa. Rutgers also has unusual strength in African linguistics.

Faculty whose work explores the literatures and languages of Africa include: Richard Serrano, Ousseina Alidou, Abena Busia, Renée Larrier, Susan Martin-Marquez, Akinbiyi Akinlabi, César Braga-Pinto, Yeon-Soo Kim, and Phillip Rothwell.

For more information see the Program in Comparative Literature (http://complit.rutgers.edu) or contact Richard Serrano (732.932.8223 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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