A doctor of history and philosophy of science, Josué Guébo is a professor at Félix Houphouët Boigny University in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He served as president of the Ivorian Writer’s Association from 2011 to 2016. Guébo is the author of ten poetry collections, children’s literature, a collection of short stories, and three books of scholarship: one that investigates objectivity and artificial intelligence, the other which considers African modernity and the evolving conditions of independence, and the third relating to transhumanism. His poetry collection Songe à Lampedusa (Panafrika, 2014) won the 2014 Tchicaya U Tam’si Prize for African poetry.
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