Marame Gueye

Associate Professor
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Marame Gueye is Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Literatures. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the Multicultural and Transnational Literatures concentration. Her articles have appeared in Research in African Literatures, African Studies Review, the Journal of Pan African Studies as well as many international publication venues.


  • B.A. Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
  • M.A. Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton

Research Interests

  • African and African Diaspora Literatures
  • African Women’s Verbal Art
  • World Literatures
  • Multicultural and Transnational Literatures
  • Global Women’s Literatures
  • Immigration Studies
  • Translation Studies

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 7365: Special Topics in Global Women’s Writings and the Politics of Feminism
  • ENGL 6380: Studies in African Literatures
  • ENGL 6360: World Literatures in English
  • ENGL 4380: African and African Diaspora Literatures
  • ENGL 4360: World Literatures
  • ENGL 3280: African Literature
  • ENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
  • ENGL 1000: Appreciating Literature

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • “Urban Guerrilla Poetry: The Movement Y’en a Marre and the Socio-Political Influence of Hip Hop in Senegal.” Journal of Pan African Studies, 6.3 (September 2013), 22-42.
  • “Modern Media and Culture in Senegal: Speaking Truth to Power.” African Studies Review, 54.3 (December 2011), 27-43.
  • “Ode to Patriarchy: The Fine Line Between Praise and Criticism in a Popular Senegalese Poem.” African Gender Epistemologies. Ed. Oyeronke Oyewumi. Palgrave, 2011. 63-83.
  • “Woyyi Ceet: Senegalese Women’s Oral Discourses on Marriage and Womanhood”. Research in African Literatures, 41.4 (Winter 2010), 65-86.
  • “The Battle of Words: Orature as Women’s Resistance Tool to the Challenges of Polygamy in Contemporary Wolof Society.” African Women Writing Resistance. Ed. Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez et al. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010. 149-166.