An author from Senegal
writing in French
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Khadidjatou Fall was born in 1948 in Senegal. Wolof was the language spoken by the family. She spent her childhood in Dakar. Her father was the Bursar at the Ecole Normale Supérieure and her mother looked after the family. Khadi Fall attended the John F. Kennedy High School and later, the Van Vollenhoven High School in Dakar. She subsequently spent four years at Toulouse University, followed by studies at Strasbourg University where she gained a PhD. Khadi Fall also spent several lengthy periods in Germany in the early 1990s working on her "Thèse d'état". In 2000, Khadi Fall became a Minister in the Senegalese Gouvernment for about one year. She is a Full Professor at the University of Dakar where she teaches German (2003).
Mademba. Paris: L'Harmattan. (Collection Encres noires), 1989. (173p.). Novel. ISBN: 2 7384 0455 3.
This work was awarded the Prix du Roman in the Senegal-Culture Competition in 1985.
Senteurs d'hivernage [Scent of the Rains]. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1993. (186p.). Novel. ISBN: 2 7384 1239 4.
Education, culture, émergence. Dakar: Presses Universitaires de Dakar, 2008. (192p.). ISBN: 978-2-9529127-09. A selection of articles and conférence papers (in French and Wolof).
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Created: 25 December 1995
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