Modern Languages

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Julin Elaine Everett


Assistant Professor of French


Modern Languages


  • Ph.D- UCLA
  • B.A.- Boston University


  • French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures
  • Language
  • Advanced Grammar and Translation
  • Spoken French
  • French Capstone
  • French Honors Projects
  • French for the Professions
  • Queer Studies/Francophone Contexts
  • Common Intellectual Experience (CIE)


Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of French, Ursinus College Collegeville, PA, USA


Assistant Professor of French, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA


Visiting Assistant Professor  of French Miami University of Ohio Oxford, Ohio, USA

Research Interests

  • Colonial and Postcolonial Literature
  • Francophone Literature from Black Africa
  • Holocaust Studies
  • Visual Culture
  • Queer Studies
  • Translation

Recent Work


Le Queer Impérial: Male Homoerotic Desire in Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Literature. Brill/Rodopi 2018.



Scene/Unseen. Public Installation on Photography in Occupied Europe at Ursinus College, with Cari Freno. Aug. 2017-Jan 2018.



-“Survivantes vivantes du génocide rwandais: Un Entretien avec Léo Kalinda, réalisateur de Mères Courages” in Nouvelles Éditions Francophones. University of Nebraska Press (Autumn 2018).

-“The Textual Ceremony: Writing against Trauma in Calixthe Beyala’s La Petite fille du réverbère” co-authored with Katerina Dee The French Review, 91.2 (December 2017).

-“Must la Victime Be Feminine? Postcolonial Violence, Gender Ambiguity and Homoerotic Desire in Sony Labou Tansi’s Je soussigné cardiaque.RAL 44.1 (Spring 2013).

-Translation of “Créolisation” by Dominique Chancé. The Creolization of Theory. Françoise Lionnet and Shu-mei Shih, eds. Duke University Press, 2011.

-Translation of excerpts of “L’Europe et les Antilles: Une interview d’Édouard Glissant” by Andrea Scwieger-Hiepko. The Creolization of Theory. Françoise Lionnet and Shu-mei Shih, eds. Duke University Press, 2011.

-“The Postcolonial Orphan’s Autobiography: Authoring the Self in Jamaica Kincaid’s Mr. Potter and Calixthe Beyala’s La petite fille du réverbère” College Literature 36.3, 2009.