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Sheela Bora Hadjivassiliou

Graduate Employee, French, PhD Candidate
French, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4497
Office: 192M Esslinger Hall
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday @ 9:45 (Zoom)
Research Interests: Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies, Feminist Theory, Francophone Literature, Indian Diaspora Studies, Caribbean Literature and Literature from the Indian Ocean, Archipelagic Studies


B.A. in French, University of Oregon, 2013

M.A. in Romance Languages, University of Oregon, 2015


Indian diaspora and migration, creolization, Indian Ocean and Caribbean literature, global south feminism, the intersections of Indian and African diasporic subjectivities, neoliberalism, Marxism


Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

“‘Douce Colonisation’ in Marguerite Duras’s Le vice-consul (1966) and Nathacha Appanah’s Tropique de la violence (2016).” The French Review. Vol. 94 No. 2, Dec 2020 (Forthcoming).




French 101, 102 and 103 

French 201, 202 and 203

French 301, La France contemporaine