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French language educator

Lauren Wayne Yoder, French language educator ( hum: library study, Educated)foreign language educator. Member SAMLA, African Literature Association, Caribbean Studies Association, Association Caribbean Studies.

Background

Yoder, Lauren Wayne was born on March 9, 1943 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Son of Lauren Aquilla and Nina Viola (Stemen) Yoder.

Education

Bachelor, Eastern Mennonite College, 1964. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1973.

Career

Teacher Ecole Secondaire Pedagogique, Kikwit, Republic of the Congo, 1966—1968. Professor French, director Center Special Studies Davidson College. Fulbright lecturer United States Information Agency, Paris, 1971—1972, Libreville, Gabon, 1980—1981.

Participant National Endowment of the Humanities summer seminar Miami, Florida, 1979, Lawrence, Kansas, 1991, National Endowment of the Humanities Institute, Binghamton, New York, 1993. Country director Burundi Mennonite Central Committee, since 1995.

Membership

Member of Association Caribbean Studies, Caribbean Studies Association, African Literature Association, SAMLA.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bee-keeping, skiing, gardening, volleyball.

Connections

Married Rita Suzanne Frey, June 27, 1964. Children: Reinald, Jocelyn.

father:
Lauren Aquilla Yoder

mother:
Nina Viola (Stemen) Yoder

spouse:
Rita Suzanne Frey

children:
Reinald Yoder

Jocelyn Yoder