College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Beverly B. Mack

International & Interdisciplinary Studies - Kansas African Studies Center, African/African American Studies
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Summary

Beverly Mack is a Professor Emeritus of African Studies in the Department of African and African American Studies. She regularly taught the following courses:  Women and Islam, Muslim Women's Autobiography, African Women Writers, and  Islamic (Sufi) Literature.  Prior to joining KU, Professor Mack taught at Yale University (Hausa language and African Literature), Georgetown University (African History), and George Mason University (African Literature).

Teaching Interests

  • Islam
  • Women's roles in Islam
  • Islamic Literature
  • African Literature

Research Interests

  • Islam
  • Women's roles in Islam
  • Islamic Literature
  • African Literature

Selected Publications

Mack, Beverly B., and Jean Boyd. Educating Muslim Women: The West African Legacy of Nana Asma'u. Oxford: Interface/Kube Press, Fall 2013.


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