Mona El Khoury-Colella

Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Romance Studies
Olin Center 222
180 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.8881
Email Professor
Assistant Professor, Francophone literature

Ph.D. French, Harvard University
Master de Philosophie, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Hypokhâgne et Khâgne BL, Janson de Sailly, Paris

Research Interests

20th and 21st century French and Francophone literature; North Africa and the Middle East; postcolonial theory; Beur literature and film; trauma and memory studies; women writers; cultural studies; diaspora studies; war and theatre.

  • El Khoury, Mona (March, 2018). "Seeking Paths to Existence in Rachid Djaïdani's Rengaine." Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • El Khoury, Mona (March, 2017). "To Be or Not To Be 'Métis:' Nina Bouraoui's embodied memory of the colonial fracture." Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities: "Women Writing Across Cultures: Present, Past, Future," 22.1
  • El Khoury, Mona (2014). "Pagli d'Ananda Devi. La recherche d'un sol hybride insulaire." Fert-îles 2. L'occupation littéraire des sols insulaires. Bastia: Stamperia Sammarcelli-Università di Corsica. pp.125-138.