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Elizabeth Applegate

Elizabeth Applegate holds a Ph.D. in French literature from New York University.  Her research focuses on testimony and on literary and theatrical representations of the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda.  Her work has appeared in Research in African Literatures, The Contemporary Francophone African Intellectual (Cambridge Scholars Press), and in the forthcoming volume The Body in Francophone Literature (McFarland).  She currently teaches French language and Francophone Literature at St. Mary's College of Maryland, and splits her time between Maryland and Brooklyn, N.Y.

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