Defying the Global Language: Perspectives in Ethnic Studies By Cheryl Toman

About Cheryl Toman

Cheryl Toman is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Director of the Ethnic Studies Program, and Co-Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Case Western Reserve University. She earned her PhD in Interdisciplinary French Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Contemporary Matriarchies in Cameroonian Francophone Literature (Summa, 2008) and translator and volume editor of Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury’s Essential Encounters (MLA Texts and Translations Series, 2002). Dr. Toman is a Fulbright Scholar and a 2011 recipient of a Brown Foundation Fellowship from the Museum of Fine Art Houston. Her scholarly research has been published in Research in African Literatures, Arab Studies Quarterly,The French Review, Dalhousie French Studies,and French Literature Series, among other journals.