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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.

Keywords:
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
(Trans-)Nationalism
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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