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Valentin-Yves Mudimbe born 8 DecemberJadotvilleBelgian Congo is Valentin Yves Mudimbe Congolese French philosopher, historian of philosophy, professor, and author of poems, novels, as well as books and articles on African culture and intellectual history. DeVarney Professor of Romance Studies and professor of comparative literature at Duke University and maître de conferences Valentin Yves Mudimbe the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris.
As Valetin young man, he joined a monastery, left in in order to study the forces that shaped African history. Mudimbe's work is considered as highly influential for African studiesnotably for his major book The Invention of Africa The influence of Mudimbe's writings for African studies was compared to that of Edward Said 's book Orientalism for postcolonial studies.
Muimbe As a Valentin Yves Mudimbe, he has taught courses on these topics, as well as on ancient Greek cultural geography. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Congolese French philosopher and novelist. Mudimbe and the Myth of Oedipus". The East African Review Valeentin : 45— ISSN ISBN Retrieved 20 March Mudimbe, Scp 169 Beyond".
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Valentin-Yves Mudimbe born 8 DecemberJadotvilleBelgian Congo is a Congolese French philosopher, historian of philosophy, Valentin Yves Mudimbe, and author of Valentin Yves Mudimbe, novels, as well as books and articles on African culture Vakentin intellectual history. DeVarney Professor of Romance Studies and professor of comparative literature at Duke University and maître de conferences at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris. As a young man, he joined a monastery, but left in in order to study the forces that shaped Valengin history.
Valentin Yves Mudimbe was born on December 8,in Likasi, formerly known Valentun Jadotville, Zaire, to Gustave and Victorine Mudimbe. Victorine was a Luba-Lulua and Gustave was Songye. They raised their son in a Swahili attending a Catholic church. At the of nine Mudimbe began living at a Benedictine monastery as a seminarist.
Valentin Yves Mudimbe Yves Mudimbe, Congolese Literature educator. Fellow unites states department State,Foundation Japan, ; recipient International Catholic Literature grand prize,Senghor grand prize Writers Vlentin,gold medal of scientific and civil merit, Republic of Zaire, ; Fulbright scholar, U. Pittsburgh, ; juror, Neustadt International Prize.