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


Doctoral Thesis Recently Completed

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


Current Doctoral Theses in Preparation

  • James Dawson, David Foster Wallace and Alienation.
  • Isis Giraldo, ‘Brave New Women’: Gender configurations in contemporary Colombian television. Dir. Prof. Valérie Cossy and Prof. Agnieszka Soltysik.
  • Cécile Heim, Native American Crime Fiction. Dir. Prof. Agnieszka Soltysik.
  • Roxane Merot, Foot-Binding in Chinese American Literature. Dir. Prof. Agnieszka Soltysik.