The Impact of the Educational System on Writing in National Languages: Problems and Prospects
Ph.D. African Literature and Civilization
Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, Senegal
Visiting Fulbright Scholar, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Time and Location
12:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI
Ba will first analyze how the educational system served as means of penetration for colonizers. Ba will then examine to what extent the revision of that system is necessary; and finally, he will study the role of the writings in national languages.
Ba is a Senior Fulbright visiting scholar from Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, Senegal, where he was head of the Department of English from 2009 to 2014. Ba also served as the editor in chief of the review Langues et Litératures. He participated as a Member of the Computerizing Committee, of the Teachings and Reforms Committee and the Bologna System Follow-Up Committee.