Ileana Chirila

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office: Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Murkland Hall Rm 210B, Durham, NH 03824
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Ileana D. Chirila is an assistant professor of French in the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures. She received her Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies at Duke University, and her research interests include contemporary transcultural/transnational literatures in French, Francophone literatures, French cultural studies, emergent Romani literature in French, and multiculturalism.

Education

  • Ph.D., Romance Studies, Duke University
  • M.A., Duke University
  • M.A., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., University of Craiova

Research Interests

  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Diaspora studies
  • Francophone and transcultural literatures
  • French cultural studies

Courses Taught

  • FREN 525: Hon/Road Trip Through France
  • FREN 595: French Practicum
  • FREN 631: Adv French Reading/Writing
  • FREN 632: Adv Conversation&Compositn II
  • FREN 651: Readings in French Literature
  • FREN 652: Readings in French Literature
  • FREN 676: Topics in Francophone Culture
  • FREN 785: Topics/Francophone Literatures
  • FREN 796: Spc Stdy/French Language & Lit

Selected Publications

Chirila, I. (2017). Littérature française, francophone, monde: aporie comparatiste, ou question de méthode?. In Résistances du local et apories du global (pp. 43-60). France: Le manuscrit.

Chirila, I. (2013). Ecrire la Chine en français: l'exemple franco-chinois ou la littérature post-identitaire. In Diasporiques. Mémoires, diasporas et formes du roman francophone contemporain (pp. 231-246). Ottawa: David.

Chirila, I. (2012). La littérature transculturelle franco-chinoise ou comment réinventer la République des Lettres. In Traits chinois/ lignes francophones (pp. 67-83). Montréal: Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal.

Chirila, I. D. (2011). Enseigner la littérature franco-chinoise aux États-Unis ou comment relativiser la marginalité. Langage et l'Homme: Revue de Didactique du Français, 46(1), 111-118.

Chirila, I. (2011). Francophonie, allophonie et cosmopolitisme: prolégomènes pour une nouvelle littérature contemporaine. Intercâmbio, 2(4), 72-92. Retrieved from http://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id05id1184id2577&sum=sim

Chirila, I. (n.d.). "Sous les pavés, le Gitan": a Romani Counter-Narrative to May '68. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 24, 15 pages.