Sada Niang, PhD (York)
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Sada Niang obtained his B.A. Honours and his M.A. from the Université of Paris X, Nanterre and a PhD from York University in Toronto. He has been teaching at the University of Victoria since 1991.
In addition to his book, Djibril Diop Mambéty, un cinéaste à contre courant (L'Harmattan, 2002), he ahs published articles and reviews in Research in African Literatures, The Dalhousie Review, Etudes Francophones, Presence Francophone, Notre Librairie, and book chapters in numerous critical collections. He is most recently the principal investigator of a major research grant on the Aesthetics of African cinemas, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
His teaching interests include African literatures, Caribbean literatures, African cinemas, Caribbean cinemas and French phonetics. He is currently at work on several projects, in various stages of completion. They involve the relationship between African and world cinemas, the artistic legacy of Ousmane Sembene and Diaspora literature in France.
- African and Caribbean literatures
- African and Caribbean cinema
Books (Authoring and Editing)
Djibril Diop Mambety: un cinéaste à contre-courant. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2001.
Books and Journals Edited
Elsewhere in Africa (3 volumes) (With Joel Hillion and Jean Tamburini), Hatier, Paris, 1978.
African Continuities/L'héritage africain (With Waliulu Chilungu), Térébi, Toronto, 1989.
Littérature et cinéma en Afrique francophone, L'Harmattan, Paris,1996. (Proceedings of the Conference "Ecrit/Ecran en Afrique francophone" held in Victoria, October 1994).
Présence francophone 57 (en collaboration avec Alexis Tcheuyap).
Special issue on African cinemas and literatures.