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Research Interests for Renee Ragin

Research Interests:

I am interested in cultural re-negotiations of national identity in the wake of political violence (dictatorship, military occupation etc.), particularly in postcolonial Latin America/the Caribbean and North Africa/the Levant. My research focuses on film, memoir and the novel.

Memory in literature, Political violence in literature, Political violence in motion pictures, Psychic trauma in literature, Transitional justice, Trauma and Memory
Areas of Interest:

Trauma and memory
Diaspora studies

Recent Publications
  1. Ragin, R, Feminism and Avant-Garde Aesthetics in the Levantine Novel, by Kifah Hanna, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 15 no. 1 (March, 2019), Duke University Press
  2. Ragin, R, Film Review: L’Insulte (The Insult), International Journal of Genocide Studies and Prevention, vol. 12 no. 2 (October, 2018), pp. 203-205

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