Édouard Glissant was distinguished professor in the department of French Studies and Director of the Center for French and Francophone Studies from 1988 to 1993. Author of more than 40 books, he is a world-renown novelist, poet, essayist, playwright and thinker. His concepts, Relation, creolization, Tout-Monde have revolutionized the field of literary writing and literary criticism the world over. We have named this prestigious assistantship to honor the profound influence he had at Louisiana State University as a colleague and as a teacher.
All applicants to the Ph.D. program in French Studies are automatically considered
for this award.
The deadline for applications is February 1, 2015.
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