Daniela Merolla

Daniela Merolla is Professor in Berber Literature and Art at the INALCO, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Sorbonne Paris-Cité). She taught and did research in African Literatures and Media at Leiden University until 2015.

Her research focuses on African oral literary productions as well as on written literatures in African and European languages. She published among others: Searching for Sharing: Heritage and Multimedia in Africa (edited with Mark Turin), Open Book Publishers, Cambridge U.K. 2017; "Rif : littérature". Encyclopédie Berbère, XLI, 2017, pp. 6956-6972 ; 2017;  "Beyond ‘two Africas’ in African and Berber literary studies. The Face of Africa". Essays in honour of Ton Dietz, edited by Wouter van Beek, Jos Damen, Dick Foeken, ASCL, Leiden University, the Netherlands, 2017, pp. 215-235.; Multimedia Research and Documentation of Oral Genres in Africa - The Step Forward, Köln: Köppe Verlag, 2012 (edited with Jan Jansen and Kamal Naït-Zerrad); Transcultural Modernities: Narrating Africa in Europe, Rodopi, Amsterdam, 2009 (edited with Elizabeth Bekers and Sissy Helff); De l’art de la narration tamazight (berbère), Éditions Peeters, Paris, Louvain, 2006.




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Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Sorbonne Paris-Cité)
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