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Catherine Dana

Catherine Dana

Senior Lecturer, French

Department of French and Italian

North Callaway Center 407




Catherine Dana, Senior Lecturer in French (M.A. and Ph.D. in French, Yale University; M.A. in Film and Media Studies, Emory University); French and Francophone literature and culture of the 20th and 21th centuries, French language, Holocaust studies, postcolonial literature of the Mediterranean Basin, questions of immigration and exile, second and third generations.

Author of Fictions pour mémoire: Camus, Perec et l'écriture de la shoah, (L’Harmattan, 1998);co-editor of La Méditerranée des juifs: exodes et enracinements (L’Harmattan, 2002) and published articles in Les Temps modernes, French Forum and Revue des Sciences Humaines on fiction by authors whose parents were foreign-born. Author of novels En attendant l'Amérique (Nadeau, 2004)and Première suée de sel (Fayard, 2006). She is currently writing her third novel.



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