PhD Student in French

Liza Bolen

 

M.A. in French Literature from the University of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia)
B.A. in Études littéraires et culturelles from Bishop’s University (Sherbrooke, Québec)

Born and raised in Québec, Liza Bolen holds a Masters in French Literature from the University of Victoria (2013) and is currently working on her PhD Dissertation in the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies at UBC. Her current research examines the role of the five senses in contemporary Québécois literature.

Liza has been a Teaching Assistant in the Department since 2014, and has taught sections of French 101, 111, 112, 122 and 123.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Contemporary Québécois Literature
  • Immigrant Writers in Québec
  • Border Writing, Travel Writing
  • Identity, Exile, Nostalgia
  • Sensory Perceptions in Literature
  • Food in Literature