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Ileana Chirila

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office: Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Murkland Hall Rm 210B, Durham, NH 03824

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.

Courses Taught

  • FREN 402: Elementary French II
  • FREN 503: Intermediate French I
  • FREN 504: Intermediate French II
  • FREN 525: Road Trip Through France
  • FREN 595: French Practicum
  • FREN 632: Adv French Listening/Speaking
  • FREN 651: Love, War, and Power
  • FREN 651/775: Love, War, and Power
  • FREN 652: Greatest Hits of French
  • FREN 683: Summer Study in Dijon
  • FREN 690: Study Abroad in Dijon France
  • FREN 691: Summer Study in Dijon

Education

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

Research Interests

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

Artistic Activities & Publications

  • Chirila, I. D. (2019). "Sous Les Paves, Le Gitan," Or a Romani Counter-Narrative to May 1968. CONTEMPORARY FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES, 23(2), 198-207. doi:10.1080/17409292.2019.1646967

  • Romani Counter-Narratives: Activism and Arts in Contemporary France (2018).

  • Chirila, I. (2017). Littérature française, francophone, monde: aporie comparatiste, ou question de méthode?. Résistences du local et apories du global, 43-60.

  • 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. D. (2017). Writing in a Cosmopolitan Age: Considerations of Ethnicity and Transculturalism in Sino-French Literature. In CONTEMPORARY FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES Vol. 21 (pp. 36-44). doi:10.1080/17409292.2017.1299361

  • Group encounter with students (2016).

  • 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. Le 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

  • Most Cited Publications