Sarah is a first year PhD student in French. Her research examines the reception of Classics (classical literature but also classical culture, visual and historical) in French 19th Century travel writing about the ‘Orient’. Her main research interests include the literary expressions of cultural identities, intellectual history, postcolonial studies and Gustave Flaubert.
She holds a MLitt in Cultural Identity Studies from the University of St Andrews (2012) and a Licence de Lettres Modernes from the Université Paris-Sorbonne (2010).
As well as managing the MLAC PG blog she is a tutor in the French 1011 module. She is a member of the Center for Nineteenth-Century Studies and the Center for Classical Receptions.