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Guilan Siassi


Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-3700
Office: THH 155

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UCLA, 2011
M.Phil. Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, 2003
B.A. Comparative Literature and French, UC Berkeley, 2001

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Non-Tenure Track Appointments

Lecturer of French, USC, 2012-2013   
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and English, American University of Paris, Spring 2011   

Visiting and Temporary Appointments

Visiting Scholar, USC Department of Comparative Literature, 2011-2012   


Journal Article

Siassi, G. (2008). Itineraries of Desire and the Excesses of Home: Assia Djebar’s Cohabitation with ‘la langue adverse’. L’Esprit Créateur. Vol. 48 (3), pp. 56-68.
Siassi, G. (2007). Dreaming the Body into Words: Translating Affect between Cultures in Khatibi's Amour Bilingue. Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature. Vol. 53
Siassi, G. (2005). The Endless Reading of Interpretation? Said, Auerbach, and the Exilic Will to Criticism. Portal Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies. Vol. 2 (1)
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