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 Prof. Valérie Cossey, Gender Studies)
  • 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.