Saadia El Karfi Azzarone
Saadia El Karfi Azzarone is a PhD candidate in the Department of French and Italian at Princeton University. Born and raised in Rabat, Morocco, Saadia graduated with a BA in French and Francophone studies from Mount Holyoke College in 2017. Her current research focuses on Monsters and the interdisciplinary explorations in monstrosity and their interconnections with the representational practices of sexuality and gender in Francophone literature and film from North Africa. Her other research interests include comics, film theory, and the relationship between disease, madness, and colonialism in Francophone literature and film.