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Anaïs   Maurer

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

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 Francosphères, and she is guest editing a special issue on Nuclear Imperialism forthcoming in the Journal of Transnational American Studies.
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21st century
20th century
The Colonial time
Indigenous languages
  • 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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