Prof. Dr. Hakim Abderrezak

Hakim Abderrezak is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He teaches in the Department of French and Italian and is affiliated faculty in the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures, the doctoral program in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society, the Program in Religious Studies, the interdepartmental graduate minor in Moving Image Studies and the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change.

His research focuses on Mediterranean, Maghrebi and Francophone studies. He is the author of 'Ex-Centric Migrations: Europe and the Maghreb in Mediterranean Cinema, Literature, and Music' published in 2016. A major part of his work examines clandestine sea crossings in literary and artistic productions that have appeared in French, Arabic, Berber, Spanish and Italian. In 2018, he published two book chapters on the Mediterranean cemetery.

His essays and articles have appeared in collected volumes and in journals such as the Journal of North African Studies, Expressions maghrébines and SITES: Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. In 2012, he co-edited a special issue of Expressions maghrébines on literary works produced in and about North Africa in languages other than French and Arabic.

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