Typhaine Leservot

Associate Professor of French

Romance Languages, 304

Associate Professor of Letters

41 Wyllys Avenue, 323

Co-Coordinator, African Studies


BA University of Caen
MA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PHD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Typhaine Leservot

Leservot’s research focuses on Maghrebi (Moroccan, Algerian, Tunisian) and Caribbean literatures, cultures, and diasporas in France and Québec. Leservot’s publications include Le Corps mondialisé, a book on globalization, the media, and the female body in literatures from France, the Caribbean, and the Maghreb, and articles and book chapters on Maryse Condé, Assia Djebar, the Muslim veil in Québec, Saint-Domingue refugees in Louisiana, Occidentalism in Marjane Satrapi's Persépolis, and Francophone Postcolonial theory.

Typhaine Leservot is Associate Professor of French, and Associate Professor of Letters in the College of Letters. She is also affiliated with the Caribbean Studies minor, the African Studies minor, the Muslim Studies certificate, and faculty partner with the Women's Ice Hockey Team.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Fall 2018:

W: 3-4pm (COL 323)

F: 10:50-11:50am (COL323)

+ by appointment


Fall 2019
COL 243 - 01
Junior Colloquium

FREN 215 - 01
Composition and Conversation