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Anaïs   Maurer

Assistant Professor
French and Italian
Colby Collge (United States)
I speak in the following language(s): English, French, Spanish, Tahitian

About
Anaïs Maurer got her Ph.D. from Columbia University in French and Comparative Literature in 2018, and is now a Visiting Assistant Professor of French at Colby College. She is interested in Environmental Humanities, Digital Humanities, and Pacific Studies. Her current research focuses on the poetics of resistance to environmental racism in Oceania, from the period of nuclear testing to our times of climate collapse. Her work has been published in French Studies (Oxford University Press), and she has an essay forthcoming in a collection published by CNRS Editions.
Specialities
Discipline(s)
Sociology
Philosophy
Member of
e-toile Pacifique (e-toile)
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Melanesia
Micronesia
Polynesia
Historical periods
21st century
20th century
The Colonial time
Anticipatory
Indigenous languages
Tahitian
Experiences
  • PhD Research (2012 to 2018)
    Under the sun of nuclear bombs: anticolonial literature in the age of the anthropocene — Columbia University
    This dissertation analyzes the literature by francophone writers of the Pacific in order to explore the weight of nuclear colonialism as a structuring principle in anticolonial writing.
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