Katelyn Knox

Assistant Professor, French

Irby 207 B

(501) 450-5585

Educational Background

Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. in French Language and Literature (concentration in African Studies), Williams College

Specialty Fields
Francophone Sub-Saharan African Literature and Music
Contemporary Immigration
African Diaspora
20th and 21st century France

Research Interests
Literature and Music of sub-Saharan African Immigrants
Black France
Race and National Identity
Ethnographic Expositions ("Human Zoos")

Current Focus
Francophone cultural works in larger transnational marketplaces
Musical Historiography (representations of October 17, 1961)

Courses Taught
FREN 2310: Intermediate French
WLAN 2325: Issues of Cultural Identity in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean