Writing the Black Decade: Conflict and Criticism in Francophone Algerian Literature
Joseph Ford is Lecturer in French Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Languages Research in London. He is the author of Writing the Black Decade: Conflict and Criticism in Francophone Algerian Literature (2021). He specializes in contemporary French and Francophone Literature and Culture, with specific interests in Algeria and what has become known as the Algerian Civil War or "Black Decade" of the 1990s. His wider research interests are in postcolonial studies, world literature, literary translation, and French and Francophone intellectual culture of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Imen Neffati is Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford. She is a historian of modern France and North Africa, with a broader interest in religion, secularism, and modernity. Her research concerns the study of religious identities, particularly Muslim identities in North Africa and France. She is currently building up a project that examines inheritance law and debates over its reform in Tunisia. She is also working on a monograph that examines the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and its predecessor Hara Kiri.
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