[Mansa-l] Décès du Professeur Sory Camara(Bordeaux)

Barbara G Hoffman b.hoffman at csuohio.edu
Ven 5 Mai 11:02:58 CDT 2017

Oh this is sadness indeed. Do you have any details, Cherif?

He did his work, and we thank him.

He reached a fine old age, and we were blessed to have him walk the earth in our time.

His legacy will endure.

May the earth of his resting place be cool!

Dieneba Diabate, aka Barbara Hoffman

From: Cherif Keita <ckeita at carleton.edu>
Sent: Friday, May 5, 2017 10:00 AM
Subject: [Mansa-l] Décès du Professeur Sory Camara(Bordeaux)

J'ai la tristesse tâche de vous annoncer le décès de l'éminent professeur Sory Camara, l'auteur de "Gens de la parole" et de bien d'autres ouvrages souvent cités dans les études sur le monde mandingue, décès survenu hier, jeudi, 4 mai 2017. Qu'Allah ait son âme et que sa mémoire démeure éternellement dans le monde scientifique, qu'il a si brillamment servi malgré sa longue maladie. Amin Yarabi.

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Professor Sory Camara(Univ of Bordeaux), the author of "Gens de la Parole" and of many other insightful works often quoted in the field of Mande studies. He passed on yesterday, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Bordeaux. May his memory last forever within the scientific community that he served so brilliantly in spite of his long illness. Amina Yarabi.

Chérif Keita, Ph.D
The William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts
Documentary filmmaker
French and Francophone Studies Department
Carleton College,
Northfield, Minnesota 55057
Tel: 507 222 4433(office)
Fax: 507 222 5942
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