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Graduate Students

French PhD Students

Name Contact Information & Office Hours Specialty
Mondays & Thursdays 5-6
Rachael Balstad
Tuesdays 10:15-12:15; by appt.
Feminist theory, queer theory, film, 19th and 20th century french literature and comic books, intersections of math and science with the humanities
Mondays 10:30-11:30; Wednesdays 1:30-2:30; by appt
Cameron Cook
Wednesdays 10:30-12:30
French hip hop, urban literature
Alexandre Dubois 303A Folwell Hall                                                
Mondays & Wednesdays 10-11; by appt.
19th and 20th century French literature, continental philosophy, Nihilism and Gnosticism, poetry
Chris Holmes
Thursdays 2:45-4:45
The 19th century novel, aesthetics of the realist novel, history of science and psychology, history of literary criticism
Christopher Ice
Mondays & Wednesdays 12:30-1:30
Mourning and nostalgia in Francophone migrant literature
Sean Killackey
304A Folwell Hall                                           
Tuesdays 12:15-1:15, Wednesdays 10-11; by appt.
Representation of nature in 18th century French literature, garden theory, early modern studies in print culture, second language acquistion
Abraham Lamptey
Mondays & Tuesdays 10:00-11:00; by appt.
Literary and cinematic representations of clandestine migration from Sub-saharan Africa to Europe in the 21st century
Farrah Mahroug
Wednesdays 9-11; by appt.
Chloe Mais-Hagen
In France
Francophone literature and globalizing subcultures in France
Abou-Bakar Mamah
Wednesdays 11:00-12:00, Thursdays 1:30-2:30
Postdemocracy, Afropolitanism, Afrofuturism and Migratory Movement in Francophone Africa. My work explores through literature, cinema, theater, and music the sociopolitical changes taking place in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa since the 1990’s.
Lia Mitchell 305A Folwell Hall                                               Speculative fiction and technologized experience in the French Third Republic
Benjamin Obernolte
In France
Researching medieval literature
Rachel Payia-Yang
Mondays 12:30-2:30; by appt.
Postcolonial literature, Asian Francophone literature, and cultural identity production among writers with personal connections to Asia, specifically Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia
Selim Rauer
Mondays 10:30-12:30
Postcolonial literature; postcolonial theory; French and Francophone modern literature; exile and alterity; modern drama; European contemporary theater aesthetics 
Arwa Reda  
Agnès Schaffauser
Mondays & Wednesdays 11-12; by appt.
Post-colonial literature; Maghrebi literature and film; immigration, migration, and diaspora literature
Amgad Serour
Tuesdays 10-12
Spectatorship and imagination in French 20th century avant-garde cinema and literature
Charlotte Soulpin-Taubel 305A Folwell Hall                                                
Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30-2:30; by appt.
Death and mourning in 20th and 21st century French literature and film
Shiloh Stone
Wednesdays 10-11; by appt.
Representations of Paris in 18th and 19th century literature
Jami Watson
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1-2; by appt.
Geneviève Young 303A Folwell Hall                                              
Wednesdays & Thursdays 1:15-2:15; by appt.
Laughter in Old French and Old Occitan epics; Linguistic hybridity in medieval France; Medieval political poetry

Visiting Graduate Students from France

Name Contact
Nathanaëlle Loubet-Sruh  Mondays 1-2pm, Wednesdays 11:30-12:30; by appt.
Clémentine Raffy