Romance and Classical Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz
210 Shatzel Hall
Professor Opportune Zongo is an Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and French at Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
A specialist in interdisciplinary and multicultural studies, Professor Zongo has designed and taught courses in Women’s Studies, French, Francophone, and Anglophone African and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures as well as Ethnic Studies.
A past recipient of a Summer N.E.H, she is a referee/reviewer for academic journals and actively participates in regional, national, and international conferences. Her most recent publications include chapters in African Women and Globalization and Cinéma et Littérature du Burkina Faso: De la Singularité à l’Universalité.
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She has served as interim director of the Women's Studies Program at Bowling Green State University, coordinated and directed the University’s Spring and Summer Francophone culture modules in Burkina Faso, served as the on-site director of its Academic Year Abroad Programs in Tours, France and on-campus director of its Academic Year Abroad Programs in Tours, France, Burkina Faso, and Quebec.