Mariam Konaté

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Mariam Konaté
Associate Professor of IIAS
Office: 
(269) 387-2643
Location: 
3072 Moore Hall, Mail Stop 5494
Mailing address: 
Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies
Western Michigan University
1903 W. Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5494 USA
Office hours: 

Tuesday and Thursday, 8 to 9 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon,
and by appointment

Education: 
  • Ph.D., African-American Studies, Temple University, 2004
Teaching interests: 
  • African, Africa- American and Caribbean women writers
  • African- American history
  • Black male- female relationships
  • Transnational feminism
Research interests: 
  • African- American women and fatherlessness
  • Issues of war and development in West Africa
  • Skin bleaching