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Dr. Anna Rocca
Assistant Professor of French and Italian

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Résumé

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in French & Francophone Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Master of Arts in French, Minor in Italian, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

  • Laurea in Theoretical Philosophy, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
  • Master of International Careers, S.I.O.I., Italian Society of International Organizations, Rome, Italy
  • Laureain Political Sciences, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.

PUBLICATIONS

BOOK

Assia Djebar. Le corps invisible: voir sans être vue.  Paris: L’Harmattan, 2005.

http://www.harmattan.fr/index.asp?navig=catalogue&obj=result

ARTICLES
  • "Assia Djebar’s La femme sans sépulture. Anxiety and Testimonial Writing." Women in French, 2008. 
  • "Assia Djebar. La mémoire, le témoin, et l’érotisme: Les Nuits de Strasbourg et La disparition de la langue française." Kanaté Dahouda and Sélom Komlan Gbanou, eds., Mémoire et identité dans les littératures francophones, 2006.
  • "Père-fille: écriture et interdit dans l’autobiographie d’Assia Djebar."  Peuples et Monde. 2004.<

    http://www.peuplesmonde.com/article.php3?id_article=54

  • "Assia Djebar. Le corps-mémoire dans l’autobiographie."  Etudes Transnationales, Francophones et Comparées. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2004.
SESSION PROPOSER, ORGANIZER, CHAIR & PRESENTER
2011Panel: "Écrits des femmes postcoloniales: le voyage imaginaire ou réel en tant qu'exploration des sentiments. CIEF Conference, Aix-en-Provence, France, May 29-June 5;
2011Panel: "Exploration of Senses in Contemporary Francophone Women's Autobiography." NeMLA Conference, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10;
2011Panel: "How to Read and Approach Cultural Differences and Stereotypes." ACTFL Conference, Boston, MA. November 15-21;
2010Panel: "L'amour et ses formes multiples dans le déplacement culturel et territorial du XXIème siècle." CIEF Conference, Montreal, CA, June 31-July 5;
2010Panel: "Postcolonial Autobiography and the Visualization of New Spaces of Belonging." WIF Conference, Long Island, NY, June 10-13.
2010Panel: "Postcolonial Francophone Writers Narrating Places of Creation, Transformation and Connection." NeMLA Conference, Montreal, CA, April 7-11.
2009Panel: "Communicating through Images: La Bande Dessinée." MaFLA Conference, Sturbridge, MA. October 29-31.
PAPERS PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES
2011"How to Read and Approach Cultural Differences and Stereotypes." ACTFL Conference, Boston, MA. November 15-21;
2010"Assia Djebar: L'amour-propre, la femme et son désir d'anéantissement." CIEF Conference, Montreal, CA, June 31-July 5;
2010"Assia Djebar's Autobiography: Telling Her Truth and Reconfiguring the World." WIF Conference, Long Island, NY, June 10-13.
2010"Assia Djebar Between Spaces and Places: Words, Sounds and Bodies." NeMLA Conference, Montreal, CA, April 7-11.
2009"Communicating through Images: La Bande Dessinée." MaFLA Conference, Sturbridge, MA. October 29-31.
2009"About Better Community Connections." MaFLA Conference, Sturbridge, MA. October 29-31.
GUEST TALKS
2010Lecture: "Italy: Creative Solutions to Ethnic Intolerance." Bryant University, Modern Languages Department, Smithfield, RI, October 28;
2010Creative Intervention: "Farewell to Dr. Carlo Cipollone." Società Italiana Dante Alighieri, Cambridge, MA, August 23;
2010Lecture: "Hidden Treasures of Lazio." Burlington Sons of Italy Lodge #2223, Burlington, MA, May 26; available soon online at: http://pegmedia.org/index.php?q=msvr/showall/285/detail
2010Lecture: "Lazio and Beyond: the Region, its Internal Dynamics and Relationships Within Italy." The Sons of Italy Woburn Ladies Lodge #1584, Woburn, MA, March 23;
2010Lecture: "Ma rencontre avec Assia Djebar." Club Richelieu, Salem, MA, February 17.