Dawn Fulton

Professor of French Studies; Chair of the French Studies Department

Dawn Fulton

Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2020
Monday, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Thursday, 2–3 p.m.
or by appointment.

Dewey Hall 302*


*Third-floor walk-up. Accessible meetings in Dewey 208.


Ph.D., Duke University

B.A., Yale University


Dawn Fulton works on literature in French and English from the Caribbean, West Africa, North Africa and metropolitan France. She has published a book on the novels of Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé and articles on literature of the Francophone Caribbean in such journals as CallalooRomanic ReviewStudies in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Literature and French Forum. She is currently working on a project on urban space in Francophone literature of migration.

In the comparative literature program, Fulton teaches courses on gender and madness in literature of Africa and the Caribbean and on the politics of bilingualism in postcolonial novels from Africa and the Americas.

Selected Publications

Signs of Dissent: Maryse Condé and Postcolonial Criticism. University of Virginia Press, 2008.