The Society for French Studies is delighted to announce that Professor Martin Munro will be its Visiting International Fellow for 2019. Martin Munro is Winthrop-King Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Director of the Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies at Florida State University. Professor Munro’s research interests are in the literature and culture of the Francophone Caribbean, ecocriticism and the writing of disaster in the Caribbean, postcolonial theory, and literary translation. During his Fellowship, he will be hosted by Queen’s University Belfast, the universities of Liverpool and Glasgow, University College, Cork, and the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool. More details of his planned activities can be found here.
In previous years, the following scholars have held the Visiting International Fellowship:
2017/18: Dr Natalie Edwards (University of Adelaide)
2016/17: Professor Anne Vila (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
2015/16: Professor Barbara Havercroft (University of Toronto)
2014/15: Professor Tom Conley (Harvard University)