Mack, Beverly (B.)

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MACK, Beverly (B.)

MACK, Beverly (B.). American, b. 1952. Genres: Area studies, Cultural/ Ethnic topics. Career: Conducted field work in Kano, Nigeria, 1979-80; Bayero University, Kano, tutor in African drama and English composition, 1980, lecturer in African oral and written literature and African-American literature, 1982-83; Georgetown University, Washington, DC, adjunct assistant professor of African history, 1984-85; Yale University, New Haven, CT, assistant professor of Hausa language and African literature, 1986-87; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, adjunct assistant professor, 1987-88, visiting assistant professor of English, 1988-93; University of Kansas, Lawrence, assistant professor of African and African-American studies, 1993-96, associate professor, 1996-. Nigeria-U.S. Business Council, program assistant, 1984; South East Consortium for International Development, project assistant at Center for Women in Development, 1984-86; American Medical Students Association, language instructor, 1989; consultant to U.S. Agency for International Development, Center for Applied Linguistics, and the film series National Geographic Explorer. Publications: The Collected Works of Nana Asma'u 1793-1864, 1997. EDITOR: (and annotator) Hauwa Gwaram and Hajiya 'Yar Shehu, 'Alk'alami a Hannun Mata' (title means: A Pen in the Hands of Women), 1983; (with C.M. Coles, and contrib.) Hausa Women in the Twentieth Century, 1991. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to magazines and newspapers. Address: Department of African and African-American Studies, 104 Lippincott Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, U.S.A.