Doctoral supervision

Projects are invited in the following domains:

American literature and culture, especially:

19th and 20th century literature

Gender studies, feminism, queer theory

African American literature and culture

American Gothic, Fantastic or Science Fiction

Popular Culture or Media Studies

Vietnam War, War Literature, War and Film

Eco-criticism, Environmental Issues, Eco-Gothic and Eco-Utopia

 

Doctoral Thesis Recently Completed

2017 Roxane Hughes, Ambivalent Orientalism: Footbinding in Chinese American Literature and Art

2017 Isis Giraldo, Contemporary Fantasies of the Colombian Nation: Beauty, Citizenship and Sex

2013 Joanne Chassot, Ghosts in Contemporary African Diasporic Literature: Re-visioning History, Memory and Identity

 

Current Doctoral Theses in Preparation

  • Ana Gomes Correia, Masculinity, Military Identity, and Femininity: Monstrosityand Changes in Representation in Literature and Popular Culture, from the Vietnam War to the War on Terror
  • Cécile Heim, Native American Crime Fiction. (with Valérie Cossey)
  • Audrey Loetscher, Environmental Policy and National Identity: A Contemporary Genealogy of the US’s Culture of Unsustainability (with Prof. Christian Arnsperger, FGSE)
  • Elodie Rogliardo, Black Women’s Afropean Identity: Construction, Exploration and Promulgation at the Crossroad of Relations in Leonora Miano’s, Laura Nsafou’s and Kiyemis’ Afropean Narratives.