Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies
OFFICE: 220 Kidder Hall
PHONE: 541-737 3938
On Fulbright leave for 2011-2012
Ph.D. in French and Francophone studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Research Fellowship, North African Studies, Harvard University
M.A. in French Literature and Culture, Queens College & the Graduate Center, New York, NY
Maîtrise in American Studies, Université de Caen, France
B.A. in English, University of Algiers, Algeria
|PRINCIPAL COURSES TAUGHT:|
Introduction to French and Francophone literatures
Francophone Studies (Writing Intensive Curriculum)
Fourth Year French
French and Francophone Cinema
Maghrebian literature in translation
|AREAS OF RESEARCH EXPERTISE:|
North African, Sub-Saharan and Caribbean literatures and cultures
French and Francophone Film
Landscape in French and Francophone Literatures
20th century French Literature
19th century French-American Relations
History and anthropology of North Africa
Francophone Cultures through Film (Co-Author with Cécile Accilien). Forthcoming with Focus Publishing.
North African Mosaic: a Cultural Re-appraisal of Ethnic and Religious Minorities. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, England (2007). Co-editor with Dr. Joseph Krause.
Hommage à Kateb Yacine. Paris: Editions l’Harmattan, 2006.
To Topos/Poetry International: North African Voices Volume VII. Corvallis: Poetry Enterprises, Spring 2005.
“Was Edward Said Right in Depicting Albert Camus as an Imperialist?” in Paradoxical Citizenship. Lanham: Lexington Books, May 2006, 187-200.
“La problématique de la langue dans la littérature maghrébine”. It will be submitted to Expressions Maghrébines in December 2011.
“La Poésie Orale Berbère au Maroc.” Studi Magrebini. Volume No. 2 (2004): 223-235.
“Le Zèbre” by Mouloud Mammeri, with notes and introduction. International Journal of Francophone Studies, (forthcoming)