After completing an MA in American Literature and Translation at the Sorbonne University in Paris, I graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2004 with a PhD on 'Marguerite Duras ou l'écriture du devenir'.
1998: Licence LCE / Classes préparatoires Hypokhâgne-Khâgne
(University of Toulouse le Mirail, France)
1999: MA in American Literature and Translation (Mention TB)
(La Sorbonne Paris III, France)
2004: PhD on 'Marguerite Duras ou l'écriture du devenir'
2007: Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Distinction)
Society for French Studies
Conseil International d'Études Francophones (CIÉF)
Société Marguerite Duras
Twentieth-century Literature, particularly Marguerite Duras and the Nouveau Roman; Manuscript studies; Francophone Literature, with a particular interest in Lebanese Francophone Literature
I am currently working on a project looking at Representations of the Civil War in Francophone Lebanese writings.
Future research will investigate the question of transnational models of identity in relation to Lebanese writings, and the impact of diaspora experiences upon literary practices.
Peer Reviewer for the ITEM-based journal of Genetic Studies Recto/Verso.
AHRB studentship for the completion of my PhD
FRE2045 French Caribbean Literature (Module Leader)
FRE2061 Grammar Lectures Level C
FRE3052 French Writing Skills: Translation I (Module Leader)
FRE3004 French Writing Skills: Translation II (Module Leader)
FRE4002 Paris: Aspects of History and Culture
FRE4005 Modern French Literature
SML8012 Translation Practice and Principles
SML8013 Translation Workshop (Module Leader)
SML8014 Liaison Interpreting (Module Leader)
SML8015 Consecutive Interpreting (Module Leader)