Five College African Studies Program

Dawn Fulton

Associate Professor

Department of French Studies
Smith College

Office: 123 Wright Hall
Telephone: (413) 585-3376

Degree: Ph.D., Duke University (2000).

Research Interests: French Caribbean literature, West African and North African literature and film, narratives of urban migration, the politics of language.

Courses include: Women Writers of Africa and the Caribbean; Bilingualism in the Postcolonial Novel; Urban Spaces in Francophone Film.

Publications: Signs of Dissent: Maryse Condé and Postcolonial Criticism (forthcoming, UVA); articles on Leïla Sebbar, Gisèle Pineau, Michèle Lacrosil.

Languages: French.

Geographic focus:Francophone West Africa and North Africa, the Caribbean.