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Senegalese author speaks at BYU June 6

Brigham Young University will host a Global Awareness Lecture by Aminata Sow Fall, a Senegalese author, on Wednesday, June 6, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Fall’s topic will be “Happiness is Possible in Africa.”

The lecture is sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies. Admission is free, and the public is welcome to attend.

Fall has written seven novels. Her work focuses on culture, tradition and the forces of modernity.

She earned a degree in modern languages from the Sorbonne in Paris and was awarded an honorary degree from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at

Writer: Aaron Searle


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