Julin Everett

Associate Professor of French Studies

Department: French Studies
Office Address: Balch 209
Office Phone: (909) 607-1175

Julin Everett will be on leave during the fall semester.

Julin Everett

Academic History

Ph.D. in Francophone Studies, UCLA

B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Classical Singing, Boston University

Areas of Expertise

French and Francophone Studies

Visual Studies

Postcolonial Studies

Shoah Studies

Queer Studies

Personal Interests


Selected Research and Publications

Le Queer Impérial: Male Homoerotic Desire in Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Literature. Rodopi-Brill, 2018.

Scene/Unseen. Public Installation on Portraits of Jews Wearing the Yellow Star. At Ursinus College, with Cari Freno. Aug. 2017-Jan 2018.

“Survivantes vivantes du genocide rwandais: Un Entretien avec Léo Kalinda, réalisateur de Mères Courages” Nouvelles Éditions Francophones, Fall 2018.

“The Textual Ceremony: Writing against Trauma in Calixthe Beyela’s La Petite fille du réverbère” co-authored with Katerina Dee The French Review, 91.2 (December 2017).

“Must la Victime Be Feminine? Postcolonial Violence, Gender Ambiguity and Homoerotic Desire in Sony Labou Tansi’s Je soussigné cardiaque.” RAL 44.1 (Spring 2013).

“The Postcolonial Orphan’s Autobiography: Authoring the Self in Jamaica Kincaid’s Mr. Potter and Calixthe Beyala’s La petite fille du réverbère” College Literature 36.3, 2009.

Translation of “Les banlieues du politique: Des luttes des héritiers de l’immigration postcoloniale en France” by Ahmed Boubeker. In French Cultural Studies Dominic Thomas, ed., 24.2 (May 2013).

Translation of “Créolisation” by Dominique Chancé. The Creolization of Theory. Françoise Lionnet and Shu-mei Shih, eds. Duke University Press, 2011.

Translation of excerpts of "L'Europe et les Antilles: Une interview d'Edouard Glissant" by Andrea Scwieger-Hiepko. The Creolization of Theory. Françoise Lionnet and Shu-mei Shih, eds. Duke University Press, 2011.

Awards and Honors

Lloyd Jones Award for Excellence in Advising and Mentoring, Ursinus College, 2018.

Research Award for Archival work in Senegal, Appalachian State University, 2012.

Dissertation-Year Fellowship, UCLA, 2009-2010

Alice Belkin Fellowship, UCLA, 2006-2007

Summer Research and Mentorship Fellowship, UCLA 2005, 2006

Eugene Cota Robles Fellowship, UCLA 2004-2005/2007-2008


Julin Everett is a first-generation American. She was a first-generation college student during her undergraduate studies in Classical Music at Boston University. She holds a Ph.D. in Francophone Studies from UCLA. Dr. Everett responds to the pronouns she and her.

Courses Taught

FRENCH 44 - Advanced French