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Faculty Directory » Yasser Derwiche Djazaerly


Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon 250
Phone: 978-655-3004

Courses Taught:

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


​Ph.D. German Studies & Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, Stanford University
B.A French & German, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests:

Eighteenth- & 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:

“Goethe’s Reception of Ulrich von Hutten.” Goethe Yearbook 15 (2008): 1-18.