Associate Professor Emerita
Department of Language and Foreign Studies
Professor Harris holds a PhD in French Literature and Government from Georgetown University. This dual focus informs her research and the courses she has created. These include French Politics, Contemporary French Society, Algerian Colonization and Decolonization, as well as numerous courses on French and Francophone fiction and autobiography of the XXth and XXIst centuries.
Professor Harris has published a book on Marguerite Yourcenar entitled Marguerite Yourcenar: vers la rive d'une Ithaque inteacute;rieure. (Anma Libri, 1994), as well as articles on French and Francophone literature and society. Most recently, she co-edited a critical anthology of short stories entitled Monstres et monstruosit dans la nouvelle francophone. (L’Instant-me, Forthcoming). Her current scholarly interests include Post-colonial and Cultural Studies. She is currently working on a book manuscript on Andreacutee Chedid entitled “Andreacutee Chedid: poeacutetique de la migrance”. Professor Harris serves on the board of The Conseil International d’Etudes Francophones and is Associate Editor of the refereed journal, Nouvelles Etudes Francophones.
PhD, French Literature and Government, Georgetown University
MS, French Literature and Linguistics, Georgetown University
- Languages Spoken
French, English, Turkish, Greek, Knowledge of Spanish and Italian
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