Université Paris Nanterre, France
Duration of stay: April 2022 - June 2022
Jean-Marc Moura is Director of the Department of Contemporary Literature at the University of Paris Nanterre. As an expert on comparative literature and postcolonial theory, his research and publications have contributed to innovations in literary studies, demonstrating the important role the field can play in area studies. He has offered significant critical insights into the notion of transatlantic literary studies, both as a scholar and novelist. For more on his publications, awards and achievements, follow this link.
On 2 May, 18:15 in H19 (UR), he will give a lecture as part of the CITAS and ScienceCampus lecture series Frictions and Transformations of Globalization on "Francophone literatures as migrant literatures. Between a postcolonial and a global history of literature". In Regensburg, he will also teach a block seminar: Esthétique des littératures francophones. De l’exotisme au postcolonial dans les littératures de langue française.