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Adina Balint


Adina Balint Adina Balint
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Modern Languages and Literatures


  • Literature / Creative Writing
  • Literature and Art
  • French Literature
  • French Studies
  • Canadian Studies

Areas of Expertise:

  • Autobiography/Autofiction
  • Literary and Artistic Creation
  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century French Novel
  • Francophone Literatures of Canada
  • Intermediality (Literature and Visual Arts)
  • Interculturalism and Literature
  • Theories of Care
  • Literary Theory

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Adina Balint is Professor of French Literature at the University of Winnipeg. She completed her doctoral thesis at the University of Toronto and held a teaching position at the University of Trent (Ontario), prior to coming to Winnipeg. Her research interests include: the self-other relations and the construction of identity, representations related to the literary and artistic creation, mobility, experiences of marginalization, transculturalism; and everyday life studies.

She has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and is the author of Le processus de création dans l’œuvre de J.M.G. Le Clézio (Brill, 2016) and Imaginaires et représentations littéraires de la mobilité (Peter Lang, 2020). She is co-editor of Rencontre des imaginaires, imaginaires transculturels au Canada et dans les Amériques (Presses universitaires de Saint-Boniface, 2018). She is currently working on a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada-funded project entitled “Poétique et enjeux du quotidien dans la littérature contemporaine au Québec et en France”.

Media Expert (Willing to Appear in Media Coverage)