THERESE DE RAEDT portrait
  • Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures
801-587-7766

Research Keywords

  • Senegal
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Modern France; Political Culture; Cultural Studie
  • Mauritania
  • French Language and Literature
  • Francophone Literatures and Cultures
  • Film or Cinema or Video
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Cultural History
  • African History
  • Africa, Western
  • Africa, Sub-Sahara

Presentations

  • “The power, persistence, purpose and possibility of women waiting.” African Studies Association, Nov. 2021. On-line. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/19/2021.
  • “Being a Tourist in Africa: Who Belongs Where.” African Studies Association, Boston, 22 Nov. 2019. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/22/2019.
  • “The Beach as a Transformative Place for Energy and Creativity in Heremakono.” African Studies Association, Atlanta, 29 Nov. 2018. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/29/2018.
  • “Figuring the Intertidal Zones of Senegalese Beaches.” Narrating and Constructing the Beach Conf., Munich, 16 June 2018. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/16/2018.
  • “Conquering the Atlantic Waves.” Africa in the World Conf., Johannesburg, 27 May 2018. (poster presentation). Poster, Presented, 05/27/2018.
  • “The Refugee Between Aesthetics and Politics: Conquering the Atlantic Waves: Yoolé, Mbëkë Mi and La pirogue.” North Eastern MLA, Pittsburgh, 12 April 2018. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/12/2018.
  • “The Power of Music. Figuring Music in Alain Gomis’ Félicité.” African Studies Association, Chicago. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/17/2017.
  • “Figuring Music in Moussa Sène Absa’s Films: From Johnny Hallyday to the Bay Fall.” Twenty and Twenty-First French Studies Conference, Indiana-Bloomington. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/08/2017.
  • “Conquering the Atlantic Waves.” African Literature Conference, Atlanta. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/07/2016.
  • “Transcending Violence in the Democratic Republic Congo through Art.” Africa Conference, University of Texas @ Austin. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/25/2016.
  • “Conquering the Atlantic Waves: Exile Represented in Abasse Ndione's Novel and Moussa Touré's Film.” African Studies Association, San Diego, 20 Nov. 2015. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/20/2015.
  • “Transcending Violence in the Congo.” African Studies Association, Indianapolis, 20 Nov. 2014. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/20/2014.
  • Chaired session, “ Finding Alternatives to Violence Through Arts and Education.” African Studies Association, Indianapolis, 20 Nov. 2014. Other, Presented, 11/20/2014.
  • “Les representations des couples dominos franco-sénégalais au cours des vingt et vingt-et-unième siècles.” Colloque international sur la poétique de l’histoire, Nouakchott, 2 May 2014. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/02/2014.
  • “Life on the margins: a spiral.” North Eastern MLA, Boston. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/22/2013.
  • Figuring France in Late Twentieth- Century Senegal. Presentation, Presented, 11/12/2011.
  • “Black and White : Figuring the Senegalese Signares.” Annual Meeting of The Society for French Historical Studies, Charleston. Presentation, Presented, 02/10/2011.
  • “Figuring the Foreigner in Early 19th Century Paris.” Rocky Mountain European Scholars Consortium, Salt Lake City. Presentation, Presented, 10/22/2010.
  • “Heremakono, en attendant le bonheur.” Rocky Mountain MLA. Albuquerque, . Presentation, Presented, 10/15/2010.
  • “Atar Gull lu et vu.” International Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium. Salt Lake City, 22 Oct. 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/22/2009.
  • “Ça twiste à Poponguine: Patchwork d’influences pour une civilisation universelle.” Rocky Mountain MLA, Snowbird, 8 Oct. 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/08/2009.
  • “Les villages congolais de l’exposition universelle de Bruxelles.” International Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium. Nashville, 17 Oct. 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/17/2008.
  • “Les petits pages dans les cours françaises: une forme d’esclavage?” Congrès Mondial du Conseil International des Etudes Francophones. Limoges, 2 Jul. 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 07/02/2008.
  • “Les Signares : ces femmes entre deux mondes.” Women in French Conference. Dallas, 11 Apr. 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/11/2008.
  • “Congo – River: A Travel Experience Beyond The Limit.” 20th and 21st - Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium. Washington, 8 Mar. 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/08/2008.

Publications

  • Thérèse De Raedt (2022). Musical, Textual and Visual Interplays in Moussa Sène Absa’s Tableau Ferraille and Madame Brouette. Journal of African Cinemas. Vol. 13, 157-179. Published, 02/08/2022.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2021). Review of Isabel Baseiro and Zachariah Rapola (Eds), The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports. (pp. 194-197). Vol. 52. Études Littéraires Africaines. Published, 12/01/2021.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2021). “Politics and Culture: Childhood Memories from the mid-1960ties in Moussa Sène Absa’s Ça twiste à Popenguine” . The Frenh Review, vol. 95.1 (Oct. 2021): 113-130. Published, 10/01/2021.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2021). “Braving the Atlantic Waves” . Crossings vol. 12, n° 1 (2021): 315-330. Published, 08/01/2021.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2021). Review of Drasta Houël, Cruautés et tendresses : vieilles mœurs coloniales françaises précédé de Les vies légères : évocations antillaises. (pp. 270-71). Vol. 51. in Études Littéraires Africaines. Published, 06/01/2021.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2021). Review of Daniela Ricci, Melissa Thackway, Anne Crémieux and Gilles Remillet (dir.) Écrans. Traversées, frontières et circulations dans les films d’Afrique et ses diasporas. (pp. 285-86.). Vol. 51. Études Littéraires Africaines. Published, 06/01/2021.
  • Therese De Raedt (2020). “Figuring Senegalese Beaches in Moussa Sène Absa’s Films,” in Narrating and Constructing the Beach (Eds. Carina Breidenbach, Tamara Fröhler, Dominik Pensel, Katharina Simon, Florian Telsnig and Martin Wittmann) . Berlin: De Gruyter 2020: 100-120.. Published, 11/04/2020.
  • Therese De Raedt (2020). Review of Bassirou Ndiaye, La souffrance: une clef de lecture pour l’œuvre romanesque de Mariama Bâ. in Études Littéraires Africaines. 49, (2020): 258-60. Published, 10/13/2020.
  • Therese De Raedt (2020). Review of Farid Laroussi, Postcolonial Counterpoint. Orientalism, France, and the Maghreb. in Dalhousie French Studies. 115, (2020): 148-49. Published, 03/18/2020.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2019). Review of Olakunle George, African Literature and Social Change. Tribe, Nation, Race. in Études Littéraires Africaines 47 (2019): 208-10. Published, 11/01/2019.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2019). Review of Célestin Monga, Nihilism and Negritude . in African Studies Association. Published, 04/01/2019.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2019). “Transcending Violence in the Democratic Republic Congo through Art”, in Encounters, Oppression, and Resistance in Africa and the African Diaspora (Eds. Toyin Falola, Kenneth Kalu). (pp. 181-196). New York: Routledge 2019. Published, 01/08/2019.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2018). Scholarly presentation and annotated re-edition of: Henri Drum, Luéji ya Kondé [originally published in 1931] . (pp. liii p. + 115 p.). Paris L'Harmattan. Published, 11/14/2018.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2018). review of Corinne Duboin and Claudine Raynaud (dir.), Diasporas, Cultures of Mobilities, ‘Race’. (pp. 233-35.). Vol. 45. Études Littéraires Africaines. Published, 07/18/2018.
  • Thérèse De Raedt (2018). “Déterminer le role du littoral maritime dans quatre films de Merzak Allouache tournés à Bab el Oued” . The French Review, vol. 91.4 (May 2018): 41-56. Published, 05/01/2018.
  • Therese De Raedt & Amadou Tidiane Fofana (2017). “Entretien avec Cheikh Hamidou Kane” . (pp. 190-202). Vol. Vol. 91.2. The French Review. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • “Visual and Textual Interplay: Delacroix, Picasso, Djebar, Balzac and Fromentin” in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar, Ed. Anne Donadey, New York: Modern Language Association, 2017: 59-68. Published, 06/01/2017.
  • Therese De Raedt (2017). Review of Sarah Demart and Gia Abrassart (dir.), Créer en post-colonie. 2010-2015 voix et dissidences belgo-congolaises. (pp. 194-96.). Vol. 43. Etudes Littéraires Africaines. Published, 06/01/2017.
  • Therese De Raedt (2017). “Harragas, ou la traversée entre deux rives” . Celaan. Vol. XIV, 2 & 3 (Fall 2017), 92-110. Published, 01/10/2017.
  • Review of F. Bart Miller, Rethinking Négritude through Léon-Gontran Damas. in The French Review. Vol. 89.4 (May 2016): 228-229. Published, 04/01/2016.
  • “The Beach as Liminal Site in Abderrahmane Sissako’s Heremakono” in La Ligne d’écume: Encountering the French beach, Eds Sophie Fuggle and Nick Gledhill, London: Pavement Books, 2016: 193-215. Published, 03/01/2016.
  • Review of Frieda Ekotto and Kenneth W. Harrow (dir.), Rethinking African Cultural Production. in Nouvelles Études Francophones. Vol. 31:1 (Spring 2016): 161-164. Published, 03/01/2016.
  • Review of Colonel Albert Baratier, À travers l’Afrique and Épopées africaines. in Études Littéraires Africaines 41, (2016): 159-162. Published, 02/01/2016.
  • “ ‘Donner l’espoir pour l’avenir de la République Démocratique du Congo’: entretien avec Alain Huart” Dalhousie French Studies. Vol 105 (2015): 91-99. Published, 12/01/2015.
  • “Entretien avec Freddy Tsimba” on-line (peer reviewed) publication by Institut des texts et Manuscrits modernes (ITEM, CNRS-ENS) http://coma.revues.org/611. Published, 11/01/2015.
  • "Entretien avec Bestine Kazadi Ditabala” Women in French Vol. 23, 2015: 143-155. Published, 11/01/2015.
  • “Entretien avec Moussa Sène Absa” The French Review Vol. 89.1 (= Oct. 2015): 172-184. Published, 10/01/2015.
  • Review of René Guillot, Le blanc qui s’était fait nègre. in Études Littéraires Africaines 38 (2014): 189-90. Published, 12/01/2014.
  • Review of Joséphine Mulumba (dir.), Des rives du Congo à la Meuse. La transnationalité dans le cycle belge de José Tshisungu wa Tshisungu. in Études Littéraires Africaines 38 (2014): 214-16. Published, 12/01/2014.
  • “Les représentations des couples franco-sénégalais au cours des vingt et vingt-et-unième siècles.” in La poétique de l’histoire dans les littératures africaines. Mamadou Kalidou Ba, M’Bouth Séta Diagana, Mamadou Ould Dahmed (dir) Paris: L’Harmattan, 2014: 89-112. Published, 11/01/2014.
  • Congo River, au delà des ténèbres: lueur d’espoir ou leurre?” International Journal of Francophone Studies, vol. 17, Issue 1 (2014): 9-29. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • Review of Ngugi wa Thiong’o, In the House of the Interpreter. A Memoir. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines 37 (2014): 215-17. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • Review of Magda Ibrahim, Prière d’un petit enfant nègre de Guy Tirolien. Un manifeste de la Négritude. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines 37 (2014): 209-11. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • Review of Louis Charbonneau, Mambu et son amour. in Études Littéraires Africaines 37 (2014): 192-93. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • “Entretien avec Abasse Ndione” in Le Polar Africain. Bernard De Meyer, Pierre Halen, Sylvère Mbondobari (dir.) Metz : Centre de recherches « Ecritures », coll. Littératures des mondes contemporains, série Afriques, n°8, 2013: 235-250. (refereed). Published, 12/2013.
  • Review of Madame A. Cashin, Amour et liberté: abolition de l’esclavage. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 36 (2013): 172-173. Published, 12/2013.
  • Review of Audra A. Diptee and David V. Trotman (eds), Remembering Africa and its Diasporas. Memory, Public History and Representations of the Past. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 36 (2013): 177-179. Published, 12/2013.
  • Review of Ethiopiques, numéro special: Senghor, d’hier à demain. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 35 (2013): 209-211. Published, 06/2013.
  • Review of Vivan Steemers, Le (néo)-colonialisme littéraire. Quatre romans africains face à l’institution littéraire parisienne (1950-1970). in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 35 (2013): 200-202. Published, 06/2013.
  • Review of Michel Ndoh, Le combat de Cheikh Anta Diop. Suivi de Cheikh Anta Diop Philosophie, science, religion. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 34, (2012). SENT 10/29/2012. Published, 12/12/2012.
  • Review of Jensen Deborah, Beyond the Slave Narrative. Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 33, (2012): 124-125. Published, 06/2012.
  • Review of Odile Cazenave & Patricia Célérier. Contemporary Francophone African Writers and The Burden of Commitment, in Dalhousie French Studies, 97, (2012): 129-31. Published, 06/2012.
  • Review of Baïdy Dioum. La trajectoire de Léopold Sédar Senghor. Du terroir à l’universel, in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 32, (2011): 171-173. Published, 09/2011.
  • Review of Carol Rifelj. Coiffures. Hair in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Culture, in Dalhousie French Studies, 96, (2011): 121-22. Published, 06/2011.
  • Review of Carol Mossman. Writing with a Vengeance. The Countess de Chabrillan’s Rise from Prostitution, in Dalhousie French Studies, 96, (2011): 119-20. Published, 06/2011.
  • Review of Antoine Tshitungu Kongolo. La présence belge dans les lettres congolaises. Modèles culturels et littéraires, in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 31, (2011): 121-122. Published, 06/2011.
  • Review of Abou Bakr Moreau. Léopold Sédar Senghor et Walt Whitman. Pour l’idéal humaniste universel, in Etudes Littéraires Africaines, 30, (2011): 145-147. Published, 03/2011.
  • Review of Elisa Camiscioli. Reproducing the French Race. Immigration, Intimacy, and Embodiment in the Early Twentieth Century. in Dalhousie French Studies: Winter 2010: 149-150. Published, 12/01/2010.
  • Review of John R. Bowen. Can Islam be French? Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State, in Dalhousie French Studies, 93, (2010): 147-148. Published, 12/01/2010.
  • “Le Club Med: l’idéalisme d’une époque,” French Cultural Studies, Volume 21 Issue 3, August 2010: 216-235. Published, 08/01/2010.
  • Review of Brinda Charry and Gitanjali Shahani (Eds.). Emissaries in Early Modern Literature and Culture. Mediation, Transmission, Traffic, 1550-1700. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines 29, (2010): 143-145. Published, 08/01/2010.
  • Review of Cheryl Toman (Ed.). On Evelyne Accad. Essays in Literature, Feminism, and Cultural Studies. in Dalhousie French Studies 90, (Spring 2010): 175-77. Published, 04/01/2010.
  • Review of Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi (dir.), Empire Lost. France and Its Other Worlds. in Dalhousie French Studies 87, (Summer 2009): 151-153. Published, 2009.
  • Review of Jean I. N. Kanyarwunga, République Démocratique du Congo. Les générations condamnées. Déliquescence d’une société précapitaliste. in Dalhousie French Studies 87, (Summer 2009): 149-151. Published, 2009.
  • Review of Roger Little, Nouvelles du héros noir. Anthologie 1769-1847. in Etudes Littéraires Africaines 28, 2009: 91-92. Published, 2009.
  • “Representations of the Real-Life Ourika,” in Approaches to Teaching Duras’s Ourika, Eds. Mary Ellen Birkett, Christopher Rivers, New York: Modern Language Association, 2009: 57-65. Published, 2009.
  • “Ourika/Urica: deux approches de l’histoire d’une jeune Sénégalaise accueillie dans une famille noble française,” Rivista di Letterature Moderne e Comparate, vol. LXII, 2 (July 2009): 117-141. Published, 2009.
  • Review of Didier Masseau (Ed.). Le XVIIIe siècle. Histoire, mémoire et rêve. Mélanges offerts à Jean Goulemot. in Dalhousie French Studies 82, (Spring 2008): 186-188. Published, 2008.
  • Review of Florence Ramond Jurney. Voix/es libres: Maternité et identité dans la littérature antillaise, in Dalhousie French Studies 83, (Summer 2008): 161-163. Published, 2008.
  • “Vers le sud: de la violence, du pouvoir, du sexe et de l’argent,” French Literature Series, XXXV (2008): 123-141. Published, 2008.