Thierry Boudjekeu Kamgang

Junior Fellow


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 17635454339 (phone)


Current Project

Writing the Slave Trade Trauma in Francophone Africa: A Study of Selected Novels

Research interests:

Slave Trade, Literary Studies, Francophone Africa, Postcolonial Trauma, Memory, Slavery, UNESCO Heritage

Geographical area:

Benin, Senegal

Academic Vita

Since December 2019

Doctoral fellow at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) 

Since August 2019

Research Associate, Project “Black Atlantic Revisited”, Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence


Master's Degree in Études Francophones (language and literature), University of Bayreuth


Master's Degree in Translation (theory and practice), Advanced School of Translators and Interpreters, University of Buea


Bachelor's Degree in Bilingual Letters (English and French), University of Yaounde I

Paper Presentations

February 2020

“Slave Trade Trauma, Memory and History in Francophone African Literature” - Workshop Research Section (RS) “Arts & Aesthetics” On Worlds and Artworks, Bayreuth, Germany


Boudjekeu Kamgang, Thierry (forthcoming). Poétique et éthique de la capture dans les (ré)écritures subsahariennes de la Traite. .