Invitation as a Visiting Professor at the University of Bayreuth (Germany) – declined.
4 months Grant of the Fondation de Treilles (France) – 10,000 Euros + lodging
Invitation as a Visiting Professor at the Universit of Bremen (Germany) – declined.
Shortlisted for the Fonlon-Nichols Award for Extraordinary Achivement in Scholarship and literature of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Special mention of the Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie (5000 Euros) for Mont plaisant
Editor’s selection of Le Figaro for Mont plaisant
Shortlisted for the Trophée des arts afro-caribéens, 2011 for Mont plaisant
Grand Prix Littéraire de l’Afrique Noire for the novel Temps de chien
Shortlisted for the Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie for Temps de chien
Prix Marguerite Yourcenar ($10,000), for francophone writers living in the USA, for Temps de Chien
$3000 FAHSS Grant for pulsations
$1500 Dean’s Grant for pulsations
FAHSS Grant for pulsations
FAHSS Grant to cover the Charles Taylor Trial in Den Haag, The Netherlands
Taft Research Fellowship, Department of Romance Languages, University of Cincinnati, for research on ‘Manifeste d’une Nouvelle Littérature Africaine’
Grant of the German Office of Academic Exchange (DAAD) for a Summer Seminar on : ‘Beyond the National’, at Cornell University
Grant of the Center for Literary Research in Berlin, Germany
Grants of the Human Understanding Committee, Shippensburg University
Fellowship of the German Research Society (DFG), for the Research Project ‘Cinema and Colony’
Grant of the College of Graduates ‘Codification of Violence’ of the Humboldt University in Berlin for a Research Project on : ‘A Dialectical History of African Film’
Scholarship of the German Office of Academic Exchange (DAAD) to complete and defend my dissertation.
Grant of the German Office for Academic Exchange for a German language course in Saarbrücken