Welcome to the Francophone Caucus of the African Literature Association. This Caucus exists as an affiliated but separately administered organization.

Objectives
The objectives of the Francophone Caucus of the African Literature Association (FCALA) are the following:

  • To establish a network of Francophone scholars studying and researching on African nations and the African Diaspora and African influenced cultures.
  • To promote scholarship and teaching.
  • To promote a general interest in and awareness of African and African influenced cultures.
  • To provide support for the development and advancement of Francophone scholarship in African and African Diaspora studies.
  • To share information about and facilitate the search for academic employment in African and African Diaspora studies.
  • To provide expertise to the African Literature Association, other related associations, media, universities, and publishers.

Executive Council of the Francophone Caucus

Presdident
Dr. Christophe Konkobo | Email: chriskonkobo@hotmail.com
Austin Peay State University
Department of Languages & Literature
Phone: (931) 221-7596

Vice President
Lise Mba Ekani | Email: lmbaek1@lsu.edu
Louisiana State University
Department of French Studies
Phone: (225)-715-3506

Secretary
Dr. Anne F. Carlson| Email: acarlson@spelman.edu
Spelman College
Department of World Languages & Literature
Phone: (404) 270-5559

Treasurer
Paul Toure | Email: ptoure@millikin.edu
Millikin University
Department of Modern Languages
Phone: (217) 424-6258