Virtual Middlebury

Open to the Public

Presented virtually, Dr. Kristen Stern, Ph.D. at University of Massachusetts Lowell will discuss in English, her current project in which she sketches a model of what she calls performative authorship, and explains why and how this is a necessary tool to understand the works of contemporary francophone writers from the African continent specifically.

Kristen Stern is a scholar of contemporary francophone African literature. She received her undergraduate degree from Nazareth College (NY), an M.A. from Boston College, and a Ph.D. in French literature from Boston University.
She regularly presents and publishes on contemporary African literature in French, performance studies, and the sociology of the author. She teaches all levels of language and literature in French. She is Assistant Professor in Francophone Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

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Sponsored by the Stephen A. Freeman Fund.

Sponsored by:
French and Francophone Studies

Contact Organizer

Newton, Jolene
(802) 443 - 5527