Programs > Arabic > Faculty >Khannous
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
302 Hodges Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Arabic literature and film, African literature, literatures of the Maghreb, post colonial literature and theory, Women Studies.
Recent and Notable Publications
“Islam, Gender, and Identity in Leila Abouzeid’s The Last Chapter: A Postcolonial Critique” Forthcoming in College Literature, 2009.
“Moroccan Women traders: Interferences in Public Space.” Forthcoming in Women as Agents of Change in the Middle East and North Africa. UK: Routledge, 2009.
“Reading Fantasia: Assia Djebar, Frantz Fanon and the Politics of Representation.” Continental North-South and Diaspora Connections and Linkages. Africa World Press, Spring 2003.
“The Subaltern Speaks: Assia Djebar’s Film La Nouba.” Film Criticism. 26(2). Winter 2001-02, 41-61.
“Realms of Memory: Strategies of Representation and Postcolonial Identity in North African Women’s Cinema.” Journal X: Studies in Criticism and Culture, Fall 2001.
INT 2000: A Survey of current Global Issues
Awards and Honors
Fullbright scholar, English department dissertation fellowship, graduate school research fellowship.