Sessional Lecturer of French

M.A., Johns Hopkins
Ph.D., UC Berkeley

AWARDS

  • MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, 2011
  • Research Associate, Critical Theory Institute, UC Irvine, 2009-10
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Borchard Foundation, Missillac, France, 2008

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Modern French literature
  • Travel writing
  • Critical Theory

CURRENT PROJECTS

  • Haunts: Spectrality and Modern Memory

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Book
Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French Modernity (University of Nebraska Press, 2010)

Articles and book chapters
“Moroccan Arrivals,” Mediterranean Review, vol.4, no.1 (June 2011)

“Haunting the Métropole,” Formules 14 (Spring 2010)

“The Well and the Web: Phantoms of Community and the Mediatic Public Sphere,” Postmodern Culture 19.2 (January 2009)

“Border-Crossings/Crossing Borders: Paralyses of Travel in Literature and Anthropology,” Western Humanities Review vol. LX, no.2 (Fall 2006)

“On the Trace of the Other: Rachid Boudjedra’s Timimoun,” L’Esprit Créateur
vol. XLIII, no.1 (Spring 2003)

“Slow Progress: Jean Paulhan and Madagascar,” October 83 (Winter 1998)

Fiction
– “Rider,” Harvard Review, no. 42 (2012)
“Killjoy,” Wave Composition, Issue 3 (Winter 2011)
– “Disclaimed,” ZYZZYVA, vol.26 (Winter 2010)

Winter 2017

FREN112 Intermediate French II Sections

Not available for credit to students with FREN 12.

Winter 2017

FREN111 Intermediate French I Sections

Not available for credit to students with FREN 12, FREN 112 or equivalent.