Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Oana Sabo

Assistant Professor

Contact Info


  • B.A., University of Timisoara, English and French
  • M.A., University of Southern California, Comparative Literature
  • Ph.D., University of Southern California, Comparative Literature, 2011

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor of French, Tulane University, 2012-
  • Postdoctoral Distinguished Teaching Fellow, University of Southern California, Departments of French & Italian and Comparative Literature, 2011-2012

Research & Teaching Specializations: French Literature; Diaspora & Transnational Studies


  • Lucy Grant, Tulane University, 2013
  • Newcomb Faculty Research Grant, Tulane University, 2013
  • Learning Environments Grant, USC Center for Scholarly Technology, 2012
  • Josephine de Kármán Fellowship, 2008-2009

Languages: French; Romanian; Spanish; Italian

Selected Publications

  • Book in Progress. The World in the Nation: Francophone and Anglophone Migrant Authors in the Global Literacy Marketplace, 1980-2010.
  • 2012. “Disjunctures and Diaspora in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 47(3): 373-390.
  • 2008. “Mapping Exilic Spaces through Ethnic Hi/stories in Mona Latif-Ghattas’s Le Double Conte de l’Exil.” In Space, Haunting, Discourse. Maria Holmgren-Troy and Elizabeth Wennö, eds. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 118-129.