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Mona El Khoury

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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

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

Professional Experience
Visiting Scholar, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. . 2018-2020.
Lecturer at Sciences Po, Paris, France (Euro-American Campus in Reims). 2015-2016.
Language Instructor. University of California, Center in Paris, France. 2013. 2015.
Teaching Fellow. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 2010-2014.

Research Interests

20th and 21st century French and Francophone literature; History, Memory, and Fiction; Literature and Politics; North Africa and the Middle East; Postcolonial theory; Migrations; Trauma; Dystopia; War; Technology; Posthumanism.

Publications

Book

Remnants of the Franco-Algerian Rupture: Archiving Postcolonial Minorities, Lexington books, series "After the Empire: The Francophone World and Postcolonial France", October 2020.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

"Lampedusa, ou la nuit de l'Europe. à ce stade de la nuit de Maylis de Kerengal." French Cultural Studies. Volume 30:1 (2019): 65-79.

"Impérialismes alternatifs: Le cosmopolitisme dans Kamal Jann de Dominique Eddé." International Journal of Francophone Studies. Volume 21, Numbers 1&2 (2018): 69-86.

"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 (2017): 123-135.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

"Seeking Paths to Existence in Rachid Djaïdani's film Rengaine." Maghrebi immigration in French literature and film: Transmediterranean conversations. Ed. Patrick Saveau and Veronique Machelidon. Manchester: Manchester University Press (2018): 77-96.

"To Be or Not To Be 'Métis:' Nina Bouraoui's embodied memory of the colonial fracture." Women Writing Across Cultures. Present, Past, Future. Ed. Pelagia Goulimari. London: Routledge (2018): 123-135. [Reprint]

"Pagli d'Ananda Devi. La recherche d'un sol hybride insulaire." Fert-îles 2. L'occupation littéraire des sols insulaires. Ed. Jacques Isolery (CNRS Laboratoire LISA – UMR 6240). Bastia: Stamperia Sammarcelli-Università di Corsica (2014): 125-138.


Selected Fellowships and Awards

Faculty Fellowship, Center for the Humanities at Tufts. 2017-2018.

Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Harvard. 2014-2015.

Merit/Term Time Research Fellowship, Harvard. 2014.

Traveling Fellowship at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, rue d'Ulm (Paris, France). 2012, 2013, 2014.

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures Teaching Prize. Harvard University. 2012.

Derek Bok Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. 2011, 2012, 2013.

Harvard Graduate Society Summer Predissertation Fellowship, Summer 2010.

Middlebury College Scholarship, 2007-2008.