Elizabeth Jacqueline Marcus

Elizabeth Jacqueline Marcus

Dissertation title

Difference and Dissidence: French, Arabic and Cultural Conflict in Lebanon, 1943–1975.


Research interests

Multilingualism in the French and Francophone world; 20th and 21st century French and Francophone literature; Arab cultural production; Middle Eastern and North African francophone and Arabic intellectual and cultural history; Mediterranean studies; French colonialism and imperial history.


Courses taught

“Counterculture in World Literature and Film,” Barnards College Liberal Arts Intensive Summer Program, July 2016

Literature-Humanities (CC1001)

Rapid Reading and Translation (FREN UN1206)

Intermediate French II (FREN UN2102)

Intermediate French I (FREN UN2101)

Elementary French II (FREN UN1102)

Elementary French I (FREN UN1101)


Previous degrees

2016: Ph.D., French and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

2011: MPhil. in French and Comparative Literature

2010: M.A. in French

2012-2013: Pensionnaire étrangère, Ecole normale supérieure, Paris, France

2007: International Diploma in Political Science, Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences Po), Paris, France

2008: B.A. Joint Honors in Modern History and French (awarded a First in French), St Anne’s College, Oxford University, UK