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  • I am a Tunisian teacher, playwright and amateur actress.

    Academic Interests: Renaissance Studies, mainly the influence of the Arabic medieval works on European Renaissance, Art History, and Theatre Studies.
    Research: My M.A. thesis is entitled "Lost in Cardenio: Authority and Rebellion in the 'Lost Play'."

    A comparison between "The History of Cardenio" in Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quijote and Double Falsehood, edited by Lewis Theobald and published as William Shakespeare's...

  • Prior Education: Kalamazoo College B.A. French 2011

    Columbia University M.A. French Cultural Studies in a Global Context 2012

    My research this year focuses on French Literature on the Death Penalty and theoretical conceptions of the psychopath. Working with Hugo, Camus, Derrida, and Foucault, among others, I seek to demonstrate how the psychopathic figure becomes the remaining executable subject within the modern theologic state.

    Languages: Primarily English and French,...

  • After graduating from the Comparative Literature M.A. program in 2011, I remained at Dartmouth College to work for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as the 2011-2012 Faculty Advisor to La Casa, the Spanish language affinity house and immersion program. Starting in October 2012, I will be on a Fulbright research grant to Romania for 9 months. I have proposed to investigate the sociocultural and diplomatic relations between Cuba and Romania during Romania's communist era. Afterward, in...

  • This year I taught English at a private language school in Wolfsberg, Austria. This fall I am starting a PhD program in German Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

  • I am still working at Walnut Hill School for the Arts as a Spanish and French teacher in Natick, MA. I am continuing my education this summer in a non-degree 6 week program at Middlebury in their graduate-level French program.

  • I'm currently living in Los Angeles where I'm the assistant editor of Language Magazine, but in Fall '12 I'll be starting the Ph.D. program in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at UCLA.

  • I have spent the last year in Paris tutoring English and working as a secretarial assistant at a French law firm. I will be starting my Ph.D. at Harvard in the fall for Comparative Literature.

  • Filippo Trentin, Adv '08 is at the University of Warwick, where he is working on his Ph.D and is a Part-time Teacher. His research interests include: Modernity and Postmodernity, Pier Paolo Pasolini, 20th Century Italian Culture, Testimony and Trauma, and Representation of Cities.

  • Judith Rauscher, Adv '10 went back to Germany where she finished a second MA degree in American Literature in spring 2012. Currently, she is a part-time teacher at the American Studies department of the University of Bamberg in Germany and working toward a PhD in American Literature.

    In March 2012 she wrote: I'll be forever grateful for the opportunity of studying at Dartmouth, not only for everything I learned, but also for every single amazing person I met. Being in the Dartmouth MA...

  • I graduated from Dartmouth in 1992 with a degree in Comp Lit. From there I went on to earn a PhD from UPenn, finishing in 2003, and I'm now a recently tenured Associate Professor of English at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. I thought that the Comp Lit program might be interested to know that my book on 18th-century British drama, A Race of Female Patriots: Women and Public Spirit on the British Stage, 1688-1745 has just been published by Bucknell University Press. And...