Professor Emeritus, African Languages and Literature
Dr. Scheub is one of the world’s leading scholars in African oral traditions and folklore. To record oral traditions he has walked more than 6000 miles through South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Lesotho. Dr. Scheub has published more than two dozen books and more than 70 articles.
A Dictionary of African Mythology: The Storyteller as Mythmaker. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
The Poem in the Story. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.
Story. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1998.
The Tongue Is Fire: South African Storytellers and Apartheid. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996.