African Studies — Middle Eastern Studies — Modern and Classical Languages
Ahmed  Bangura

Ahmed Bangura

Associate Professor

Associate Professor, received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Alberta in Canada, and specializes in the Orientalist tradition as it pertains to African literature.

He has published articles and translations in the area of African literature; contributed the article "Black, Orientalism …" in the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas; published a book on Islam and West African Fiction; and published a book in Arabic on narratives from the life of the Prophet Muhammad. He is doing research on Islamic ethics and thought, as well short stories and anecdotes from Arabia.

He currently teaches courses in French, Arabic, Islam and African literature.

Education

Ph.D. University of Alberta

Publications
Ahmed has published articles and translations in the area of African literature, contributed the article "Black, Orientalism …" in the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, a book on Islam and West African Fiction, and also published a book in Arabic on narratives from the life of the Prophet Muhammad. He is completing a book on the values of Islam, and a version of the same book in Arabic.