Charlotte Mackay

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Charlotte Mackay is a Lecturer in European Studies (French). She completed her PhD in French Literature at the University of Melbourne and Sorbonne Université (Paris IV) in 2021 through a jointly-awarded Cotutelle degree. She wrote her doctoral thesis on Francophone literature and specifically the contemporary writing of women authors from Sub-Saharan Africa (West and Central). Her research interests include Sub-Saharan Francophone literature, postcolonial/decolonial, diaspora, Black Atlantic, gender, epistemological, trauma, memory and ecocritical studies. 


Education/Academic qualification

French Literature, PhD, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 30 Jul 2021

Research area keywords

  • French & Francophone Literature
  • Post-coloniality
  • Gender Studies
  • Ecocriticism
  • Black Atlantic
  • Diaspora
  • Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa
  • African Literature
  • Memory Studies
  • Trauma Narratives


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