Yasser Derwiche Djazaerly, PhD, Languages, Humanities | Fitchburg State University
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Faculty Directory » Yasser Derwiche Djazaerly


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., online

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon Hall 250
Phone: 978.655.3004
Email: yderwich@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

French for Beginners (FREN 1000/1100)
Arabic for Beginners (ARAB 1026/1100)
German for Beginners (GER 1000/1100)


​Ph.D., Stanford University (German Studies & Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities)
B.A., University of Wisconsin (French/German)

Research Interests:

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French and German literatures
Francophone literature of the Maghreb and Lebanon
Contemporary Arab World

Current Projects:


“Contesting Orientalism: Amin Maalouf’s Le Rocher de Tanios

“The Maghreb in the U.S. French Curriculum”


"The King Without Care: Frederick the Great, Louis XIV, and the Remaking of Ancien Régime Monarchy"

Representative Publications:

Djazaerly, Y. (2008). "Goethe’s Reception of Ulrich von Hutten." Goethe Yearbook, 1(1), pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1353/gyr.2008.0019