Toualbia Amina Ludmilla

Posted on November 13, 2020

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Dissertation Topic:

  • Midnight Signals and the Sensing of the City: A Study of Dickens’ and Rushdie’s Urban Narratives

  • Supervised by: Sara Thornton

 

Member of the organizing team of the Victorian Persistence seminar supervised by Professor Sara Thornton (other members include: Dr. Estelle Murail ; Dr. Clémence Follea ; Dr. Sandeep Bakshi ; Marielle Lippmann).

Link to the site: https://victorianpersistence.wordpress.com/

Current Project

  • Since September 2018: PhD Student (Contrat doctoral) at Université de Paris
  • 2017: M.A. in English Literature, Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7. ‘Meandering, Transgression and the Politics of Uneasy Genres in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children
  • 2017: Exchange Student at Tulane University in New Orleans
  • 2015: M.A (first year) in English Literature at Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7. ‘Regression, Transgression, Revolution: The Postcolonial Gothic in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things
  • 2014: B.A. LLCE Anglais, Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7

      Conference Papers and Publications:

      • “Sounding the City through its Street Vendors: The Cries of London in the Nineteenth Century”. Symposium ‘Lines of Labour: Representing the Labouring Body in Victorian Graphic Art’. Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines (MRSH) de l’Université de Caen Normandie. 25 October 2019
      • Discussant. Paola Bacchetta (University of California, Berkley) “Beyond Deadly Encounters: Reflections on Transnational Decolonial Feminist and Queer of Color Alliances”. Empires, Souths, Sexualities Seminar. Université de Paris, 29 May 2019.
      • “Counter-mapping and Soundscapes in Dickens’ and Rushdie’s Urban Narratives”. Doctoral Workshop ‘Writing the City: An Experimental Practice’. Organizers: Pushpa Arabindoo (University College London) ; Alexis Tadié (Université Paris-Sorbonne) ; Sara Thornton (Université de Paris) ; Estelle Murail (Institut Catholique de Paris). Keynote Speakers: Matthew Beaumont (University College London) and Amit Chaudhuri (Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination). Institut d’études avancées, Paris, 18 April 2019.
      • Research Presentation. Victorian Persistence Seminar. Respondent: Dr. Pushpa Arabindoo (Associate Professor in Geography and Urban Design at University College London). Université de Paris, 3 April 2019.
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