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John K. Kalubi

Title: Associate Teaching Professor
Office: 3622A French Hall
Tel: 513-556-4232
Email: kalubijk@ucmail.uc.edu

K. John Kalubi PhD is Field Service Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora literatures. He teaches various courses in African and African American intellectual ideas, literature and history. Dr. Kalubi received his MA and PhD from the University of Cincinnati and a Magistere from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in French and Francophone cultures and literatures. He has teaching and research interests in the post-colonial African intellectual ideas and African Diaspora contemporary literary perspectives.


  • PhD, to Present.

Research Information

Research Support

  • Provost’s Technology Institute Award. $1,000.00. 2005.
  • University Graduate Scholarship, University of Cincinnati. 1984 to 1987.
  • French Government Scholarship. 1978.

Presentations & Lectures

Paper Presentations

  • (05-2007). Afro-pessimism and Resistance in African Francophone Literature. 27th Romance Language Conference, University of Cincinnati.
  • (05/26/2005). Genocide in Darfur. Symposium organized by the UC Stand, University of Cincinnati.
  • (05/26/2005). The Rwandan Genocide. introduction to the viewing of Hotel Rwanda (organized by UC chapter of NAACP), University of Cincinnati.
  • (05/25/2005). Wars of Genocide in Africa. Symposium before Student Presentations on African Studies Program, University of Cincinnati, African and African American Studies Department.
  • (05/12/2005). Imagining the Unimaginable: Wars, Genocide and Human Collateral Damage in Africa. 25th Romance Language Conference, University of Cincinnati.
  • (12-2001). African Renaissance and the African First World War. workshop organized by African Students in England and Belgium.
  • (12-2001). The African Renaissance and the African First World War. workshop organized by African students in London, UK and Brussels, Belgium.
  • (09/22/2001). Imagining the African Renaissance: Southern African labor migrants and. Michigan State University Conference on Comparative Black History.
  • (2001). Imagining the African Renaissance. Michigan State University Conference in Comparative Black History .

Experience & Service

Events Organized

  • Workshop. 19th Century French Literature at the 9th Annual Cincinnati (05/17/1989 to 05/19/1989) .