Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Oana Sabo

Assistant Professor - French and Italian Studies

Contact Info

Department Affiliation
French and Italian Studies

  • B.A., University of Timisoara, English and French
  • M.A., University of Southern California, Comparative Literature
  • Ph.D., University of Southern California, Comparative Literature, 2011
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor of French, Tulane University, 2012-
  • Postdoctoral Distinguished Teaching Fellow, University of Southern California, Departments of French & Italian and Comparative Literature, 2011-2012

Research & Teaching Specializations: French Literature, Diaspora & Transnational Studies, Comparative Literature, Immigrant Writers in the Francophone World

  • Lucy Grant, Tulane University, 2013
  • Newcomb Faculty Research Grant, Tulane University, 2013
  • Learning Environments Grant, USC Center for Scholarly Technology, 2012
  • Josephine de Kármán Fellowship, 2008-2009
  • French
  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Italian
Selected Publications
  • Forthcoming. The Migrant Canon in Twenty-First-Century France. University of Nebraska Press.
  • Forthcoming. “Dany Laferrière’s Aesthetic of Recycling.” French Forum.
  • 2014. “Multilingual Novels as Transnational Literature: Yann Martel’s Self.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 45.4: 89-110.
  • 2012. “Disjunctures and Diaspora in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 47(3): 373-390.

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