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Adina Balint
Associate Professor

Department:
Modern Languages and Literatures

Fields:
  • Comparative Literature: European and Canadian Studies
  • Creative Arts
  • Literature / Creative Writing
Areas of Expertise:
  • Autobiographical / Autofictional Theories
  • Comparative Literature
  • Interculturalism, Multiculturalism, Transculturalism
  • Literature and Arts
  • 20th and 21st centuries French and Francophone Literature
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • French
Available To:
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Write articles
About:

Adina Balint holds a PhD in modern and contemporary French literature from the University of Toronto (2009). Her academic research explores the intersection of literature, cultural studies and visual arts, focusing on questions of transculturalism, subjectivity and the ethics of the self-other relationship. She published articles on topics such as: the poetics of literary creation, identity and multiculturalism, history and memory, life experiences in relation to artistic projects (M. Proust, JMG Le Clézio, P. Modiano, R. Robin, N. Huston, C. Mavrikakis, G. Didi-Huberman). She currently works on a project on 21st century narratives and iconographic representations of the process of creation in Canada and the Americas (USA, Brazil, Mexico).

Adina Balint, professeure agrégée à l’Université de Winnipeg, travaille sur les littératures française et francophone des 20e et 21e siècles, particulièrement sur la poétique de la création et les dynamiques inter et transculturelles. Elle est l’auteure d’une monographie intitulée Le processus de création dans l’œuvre de J.M.G. Le Clézio (Rodopi/Brill, 2016) et de plusieurs articles sur des écrivains d’Europe et du Canada (N. Huston, A. Nothomb, S. Kokis, R. Robin, etc).


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