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Doctoral defence for Jean Désiré Banga Amvene

Thursday 10 June Jean Désiré Banga Amvene will defend his thesis on polyphony in Cameroonian literature.

We are happy to inform that Jean Désiré Banga Amvene’s PhD thesis has been accepted for defence. The defence consists of two parts — trial lecture and oral defence.

Trial lecture

Time: Wedesday 9 June, at 1700. Duration 45 minutes.

Place: Auditorium A, Sydneshaugen skole

Given topic: Quelle(s) perspective(s) critique(s) adopter pour analyser l'oeuvre romanesque d'Ahmadou Kourouma dans toute sa complexité ?

Defence

Time: Thursday 10 June, 09.30–approx. 13.00

Place:  Auditorium A, Sydneshaugen skole

Title of the thesis:

Polyphonie et identité du roman africain dit de la rupture. Discours paternaliste et hétérogénéité constitutive de quatre romans de Bolya Baenga, Calixthe Beyala et Ahmadou Kourouma.

Opponents:

First opponent: Professor Xavier Garnier, Université Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle

Second opponent: Professor Dominique Maingueneau, Université Paris-Est 12, Créteil Val-de-Marne

The committee is headed by Professor Helge Vidar Holm, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.

The defence will be chaired by Associate Professor Harald Ulland, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.