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Babacar Camara

Babacar Camara, Senegalese literature educator. Certified in specialization African and Malagasy literature University C.A. Diop, 1980.

Background

  • Camara, Babacar was born on June 26, 1951 in Dakar, Senegal. Son of Mamadou Camara and Aminata Diop.

  • Education

    • Baccalaureat Series A2, Blaise Diagne High School, Dakar, 1972. Bachelor in English, University C.A. Diop, Dakar, 1980. Bachelor in American Literature, University C.A. Diop, Dakar.

      Postgraduate Diploma in Library. Science, University College London, 1983. Master of Arts in French, University Rochester, New York, 1995.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, University Rochester, New York, 1999.

    Career

    • Archivist National Archives Senegal, Dakar, 1973—1990. Head, bibliographic services and publications University C. A. Diop Central Library., 1981—1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in specialization African and Malagasy literature University C.A. Diop, 1980.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah Ann McDonald, May 28, 1985. Children: Cheiku Bah, Gamby Diagne, Fily Bâ.
    • father: Mamadou Camara
    • mother: Aminata Diop
    • spouse: Deborah Ann McDonald
    • children: Cheiku Bah Camara
    • Gamby Diagne Camara
    • Fily Bâ Camara
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    Born June 26, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Blaise Diagne High School
    • 1980
      University C.A. Diop
    • 1983
      University College London
    • 1995
      University Rochester
    • 1999
      University Rochester
    • 1973 - 1990
      Archivist National Archives Senegal
      Dakar, Senegal, Senegal
    • 1981 - 1984
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