2007, BA French and English (with emphasis in Creative Writing), University of Pennsylvania
Anna Levett is a doctoral candidate in comparative literature. Specializing in twentieth century French/Francophone and Arabic literature, her work primarily focuses on Mediterranean studies and global modernism, with a secondary focus on film studies. Her dissertation, Mediterranean Dream-Places: The Past and Future of Surrealism in Late 20th century Arab Literature, concerns the reception of French surrealism in the Arab world. From 2015-2016, she was a fellow at the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA) in Cairo, Egypt. In Fall 2018 she will be a fellow at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. She has published in Quarterly Review of Film and Video.
“‘Shouldn’t Love Be the One True Thing?’ Godard and the Legacy of Surrealist Ethics,” Quarterly Review of Film and Video 34.8 (Summer 2017).
- Camargo Foundation Residency, Cassis, France (Fall 2018)
- Dissertation Completion Fellowship, UNC Graduate School (2016-2017)
- Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Fellowship, American University in Cairo (2015-2016)
- FLAS – Advanced Arabic, UNC-Chapel Hill (2012-2013)
- FLAS – Advanced Arabic, Qasid Institute, Amman, Jordan (Summer 2012)
- FLAS – Beginning Arabic, UNC-Chapel Hill (Summer 2011)
- Best Graduate Essay in Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2010-2011