Priscilla Charrat Nelson
Assistant Professor of French and Arabic
Bradley Hall 317
PhD, French Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., Language, Literature, and Translation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.A., English Language, Literature, and Foreign Civilization, Université Paris III, France
B.A., English Language, Literature, and Foreign Civilization, Université Paris III, France
Priscilla Charrat Nelson has taught a variety of courses including elementary and intermediate French, advanced conversation and culture, advanced grammar, composition, and introductory and advanced courses in French and Francophone literature at her previous institutions.
Priscilla Charrat Nelson's main areas of research are French and North African Francophone contemporary literature and culture. Her research focuses on trauma and memory in contemporary novels, films, and online narratives.
"The Holocaust in a Global Context: North African Perspectives and Jewish-Muslim Empathy." Blog post. Holocaust and Comparative Genocide Studies Pedagogy. Misericordia University. Web. Published 1/1/2017.
“Maxime Decout Guides a Visit in Modiano’s Parisian Memoryscape.” Days and Memory: A Blog of the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Web. Published 12/7/2016.
“Retracer le passé : rupture et récupération de la mémoire familiale chez Modiano, Sebbar, Et Sansal.” Paroles Gelées 29 (2015): 3-12. Print.
“Towards a Postcolonial Consideration of Trauma, a Look at Stef Craps's Recent Work.” Days and Memory: A Blog of the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Web. Published 4/8/2014.