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Kwadwo OpokuDr. Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang (Ph.D., York University, Canada), Emeritus Professor of Literature in the Department of English and Director of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, has taught language and literature in universities in Africa, Europe, North America and Asia. One of his specialties is African oral literatures, a subject he has offered at SUNY Oneonta in the past. He is a Fellow of the Korea Foundation, and was twice a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. He has been a regular visiting teacher to the Africana and Latino Studies Department at SUNY Oneonta since 2004 and was its Faculty-in-Residence, Spring 2012. In Fall 2011, he was a visiting professor in literature at the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Grand Valley State University. Before that, he was Distinguished Visiting Scholar to the Black Studies Department, Portland State University. He has recently completed work on Highlife and Kind Hearts, the final installment in his Cape Coast Castle Trilogy. He is completing a novel and commencing a biography of Agya Koo Nimo (Dr. Daniel Amponsah) one of Ghana's internationally renowned musicians.

 
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