African and African-American Studies


Faculty: Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum

Honors and publications

Honors: Honorary member, the Golden Key International Honour Society; Associate, the Columbia University Seminar on Africa.


  • “Negritude”, in Africana Age: African and African American Transformations in the Twentieth Century, by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, at, 2011.
  • "Women’s Human Rights", in the Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, edited by Fedwa Malti-Douglas. Vol. 4. Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2007, pp. 1546-1552. 2007.
  • co-editor. The Role of Women in World Peace & the Role of Men and Boys in gender Equity. New York: Lehman College, 2005.
  • "The Yum: An Indigenous Model for Sustainable Development", in African Gender Studies: A Reader, edited by Oyeronke Oyewumi. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2005.
  • "Bantu Gender Revisited Through and Analysis of Basaá Categories: A Typological Perspective", in Proceedings of the 4th World Congress of African Linguistics New Brunswick 2003, vol. 4), edited by Akinbiyi Akinlabi / Oluseye Adesola. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2004.
  • co-editor. "Africans on the Move: Transnational, Intranational, and Metaphorical Migrations." Ìrìnkèrindò: A Journal of African Migration,, 2003, pp. 1-29.
  • "Cultural Construction of Gender in African Oral Tradition: Images of Women in the Basaá.Epic." Women’s Studies Review, Lehman College, the City University of New York, Spring 2003, pp. 3-8.
  • "Translating the Basaa Oral Epic Bon ba Hiton." in Metamorphoses, Journal of Literary Translation, Vol. 10.1, 2002, pp. 260-307.
  • co-editor. "Irìnkèrindò: An Idea Whose Time Has Come." Ìrìnkèrindò: A Journal of African Migration,, 2002, pp. 1-23.
  • "The Grassroots Women’s International Academy at EXPO 2000: Linking Living and Learning Communities from the Ground Up." Women’s Studies Review, Lehman College, the City University of New York, Spring 2002, pp. 3-8.
  • "The Group of Common Initiative of the Bogso Women Farmers (Cameroon)." EXPO 2000 International Fair and Dubai International Award for Best Practices Panel, at, 2001, 12 pages.
  • Article translated into Spanish: "El Grupo de Iniciativa Comun de las Mujeres Agricultoras de Bogso (Camerun)" by the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid del Ministerio de Fomento de España.
  • "Celebrating the Heroic Life of an African Warrior Queen, A Hundred Years Later: Yaa Asantewa, the Queen Mother of the Asante Empire", in the Women's Studies Review, Lehman College, the City University of New York, Spring 2000, pp. 3-5.

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