Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Celine Zerna is currently a PhD candidate in English (Literature) at the University of Adelaide. Her PhD thesis "Ethnographic Entanglements: Threads for Feminist (Auto)Ethnography" attends to the work of feminist ethnographers writing in the 1990s through the lens of literary studies to trace the entangled ethical, political, epistemological, and aesthetic quandaries involved in women's writing about other women across cultural boundaries.
Her wider research interests include feminist theory and politics, postcolonial literature and theory, literatures from the (Global) South, French and Francophone literature, poststructural theory, translation theory, feminist ethnography, African-American literature, cross-cultural and diaspora studies.
In 2017, Celine was awarded the University Medal for academic excellence (Undergraduate and Honours).
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 - 2017 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts Honours (First Class) 2014 - 2016 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
Research InterestsAesthetics Anthropology Australian Literature Comparative Literature Studies Creative Writing Cultural Studies Cultural Theory Culture, Gender, Sexuality Diasporas Epistemology Ethical Theory Feminist Theory French Language Gender Studies General Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Hermeneutic and Critical Theory Latin American History Literary Studies Literary Theory Literature in French Literatures in English Migrant Cultural Studies Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies North American Literature Philosophy Philosophy of Language Political Philosophy Political Theory Postcolonial Studies Poststructuralism Social and Cultural Anthropology South-East Asian Literature Stylistics and Textual Analysis Translation and Interpretation Studies
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