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language educator

Véronique Tadjo, language educator. Recipient Officier de l'Ordre National award, Ministry Culture, Côte d'Ivoire, 2002; Fullbright scholar, 1983, fellow, Carnegie, 2009. Member of Presence Africaine, African Literature Association, Association French Studies South Africa, La Maison des Ecrivains.

Background

Tadjo, Véronique Daughter of Joseph Ehoué and Michèle Aline Tadjo.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Sorbonne Paris, 1981.

Career

Head French studies University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, since 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Le Grain de Maïs magique (The Lucky Grain of Corn), Grand-Mère Nanan (Grandma Nana), Le Bel Oiseau et la Pluie, Masque, Raconte-moi, Si j'étais roi, si j'étais reine, Ayanda, la petite fille qui ne voulait pas grandir, Le Seigneur de la Danse (Lord of the Dance), Mamy Wata et le Monstre (Mamy Wata and the Monster), (novels) L'Ombre d'Imana (The Shadow of Imana), Reine Pokou (Queen Pokou), Champs de Bataille et d'Amour, Le Royaume Aveugle (The Blind Kingdom), A Vol d'Oiseau (As the Crow Flies).

Membership

Member of Presence Africaine, African Literature Association, Association French Studies South Africa, La Maison des Ecrivains.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, photography, art, walking, painting.

Connections

Married Nicholas Mark Kotch, September 25, 1985. Children: Larry Tadjo Kotch, Matteo Tadjo Kotch.

father:
Joseph Ehoué

mother:
Michèle Aline Tadjo

spouse:
Nicholas Mark Kotch

child:
Larry Tadjo Kotch Tadjo

child:
Matteo Tadjo Kotch Tadjo