AFRAN

Laetitia Nanquette

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Name

Laetitia Nanquette

Title

Dr.

Bio

Laetitia is Senior Lecturer and Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow in the School of the Arts and Media at UNSW.
She was trained in France, the United Kingdom, Iran and the United States (Fulbright Visiting Fellow at Harvard University) before coming to Australia in 2013. She frequently travels to Iran for research fieldworks.
She is interested in modern and contemporary Middle Eastern literatures, particularly in Persian literature; the circulation of literature and culture between the Middle East and the diasporas; the relations between the West and the postcolonial world; World Literature; literature and globalization, exile and diaspora literatures.
Her current work project as a DECRA Fellow (2015-2019) is entitled: “A Global Comparative Study of Contemporary Iranian Literature”. 

 

Country

Australia

State

NSW

Fields of Research

Language, Communication and Culture

University or Institution of affiliation

UNSW

personal or institutional webpage

sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/about-us/people/laetitia-nanquette

Interest in AFRAN?

Academic/Industry Collaborations in France, Academic/Industry Collaborations in Australia, Other