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Srilata Ravi, PhD

Professor - Littérature

Campus Saint-Jean

À propos de moi




Recherche

Intérêts de recherche

Littératures et cultures francophones (Océan indien, Afrique,Caraïbe); Francophonie canadienne; Mondialisation et Culture; Études postcoloniales; Littérature comparée

Research Areas

Globalisation and Culture, Postcolonial Studies, Francophone Literatures ( African, Indian Ocean), Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies


Publications récentes (2011-2019)

Livres

1. Ravi, Srilata, Claude Couture and François Pageau eds. Autour de l’œuvre d’Yvan Lamonde : Colonialisme et modernité au Canada depuis 1867. Québec: PUL, 2019

2. Ravi S, Misrahi Barak J.  (eds.) (2017). Traduire le postcolonial en contexte multilingue/Translating the Postcolonial in Multilingual Contexts/Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée (In press).

3. Ravi S., Couture, C. (2017). Sports, modernité et réseaux impériaux : Napoléon Lajoie, Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji, baseball et cricket au tournant du XXe siècle, Québec: PUL, 2017.

4. Ravi S., Couture C. (eds.) (2015). Autour de l’œuvre de Gérard Bouchard: Histoire sociale, sociologie historique, imaginaires collectifs et politiques publiques. Montreal: Presses de l'Université Laval.

5. Ravi S. (2013). Rethinking Global Mauritius - Critical Essays on Mauritius Literature and Culture. Mauritius: L'Atelier de l'Ecriture.

6. Ravi S, Bragard V (eds.) (2011). Ecritures mauriciennes au féminin: penser l'altérité. Paris: L'Harmattan.


Refereed Journal Articles | Articles dans des revues savantes avec comité de lecture

Ravi, Srilata. “Écrire un archipel fracturé.” Carnets de recherches de l’océan indien 2 (2018) https://carnets-oi.univ-reunion.fr/numeros/numero-2. Online Journal.

Ravi, Srilata. “Urban Musical Cultures and Postcolonial Mobilities in Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s ‘Tram 83’ and Wilfried N’Sondé’s ‘Fleur de béton.’” Essays in French Literature and Culture 52 (2015): 79-95.

Ravi, Srilata. “‘Home’ and the ‘Failed’ City in Postcolonial Narratives of ‘Dark Return.’” Special Issue on “Shadow Zones: Dark Travel and Postcolonial Cultures,” Journal of Postcolonial Studies 15.2 (2015): 296-306.

Ravi, Srilata. “The Ocean as Notion: Two Modes of Oceanic Analysis.” Journal of Romance Studies 52.1 (2014): 91-98.

Ravi, Srilata and Claude Couture. “En filigrane: l’Empire britannique comme toile de fond de la commission Laurendeau-Dunton et des années 1960.” Mens: Revue d'histoire intellectuelle et culturelle 14.2-1 (2014): 175-201. 

Ravi, Srilata and Bruno Jean-François. “Ethnicité, sexualité et mythologie: Ananda Devi et l’indomauricianité.” Indianité et Créolité à l’Ile Maurice (2014): 239-266.

Ravi, Srilata. “New Car Blessing: Creolisation, Modernity and New Car Blessing in Reunion Island.” ISA e-symposium for Sociology 2.1 (2012): 1-9. 

Ravi, Srilata. “Bénarès in the Indian Ocean: Circulating, Connecting, Creolizing island stories.” Portal Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies 9.1 (2012). 

Ravi, Srilata. “Musique populaire, métissage et identités culturelles: vers les recherches comparées.” International Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue internationale d’études canadiennes 45-46 (2012): 381-399.

Ravi, Srilata. “Engaging the Postcolonial: Terrorism, Tourism, and Literary Cosmopolitanism in the Twenty-First Century.” International Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue internationale d’études canadiennes 44 (2011): 215-227.

Ravi, Srilata. “Between words and images: A comparative study of Barlen Pyamootoo's Bénarès and its film adaptation.” International Journal of Francophone Studies 13.3-4 (2011): 401-416.

Ravi, Srilata. “Border zones in colonial spaces: Imagining Pondicherry, Mauritius and Lucknow.” interventions 12.3 (2010): 383-395.

Ravi, Srilata. “Indo-Mauritians: National and Postnational Identities.” L'Esprit créateur 50.2 (2010): 29-45.

Ravi, Srilata, Phil Weinstein and Jérôme Dorvidal. “Les médias et le virus du chikungunya sur l’île de la Réunion: une dramatique évaluation du risque en milieu tropical.” Annuaire Roumain d’Anthropologie 47 (2010): 69-79.

Ravi, Srilata and Philip Weinstein. “Print media representations of an unusual health event: Chikungunya virus, risk and identity on Reunion island.” Transforming Cultures eJournal 4.2 (2009). 

Ravi, Srilata and Philip Weinstein. “Intersecting Discourses on Tropicality and Disease Causation: Representations of Réunion's Mosquito-borne Epidemics in the Scientific Literature.” Asian Journal of Social Science 37.3 (2009): 511-531.

Ravi, Srilata. “Modernity, imperialism and the pleasures of travel: the Continental Hotel in Saigon.” Asian Studies Review 32.4 (2008): 475-490.

Ravi, Srilata. “Tamil identity and diasporic desire in a Kollywoood comedy: Nala Damayanti (2003).” South Asian Popular Culture 6.1 (2008): 45-56.

Ravi, Srilata and Philip Weinstein. “The failure of colonial ‘distancing’: changing representations of the 2005–06 chikungunya epidemic in Réunion, France.” Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 29.2 (2008): 221-235.



Ravi, Srilata. “Cultivating Indianness: The Indian Labourer in Mauritian Imaginary.” e-France: an on-line journal of French Studies 2 (2008): 116-131.

Ravi, Srilata. “‘Gender’ and ‘métissage’: ‘métisse’ stories and the ambivalent desire for cultural belonging’.” Journal of Intercultural Studies 28.1 (2007): 15-25.

Ravi, Srilata. “Religion, Health and the Hindu Woman in Mauritius: Ananda Devi’s Le Voile de Draupadi.” Kunapipi 28.1 (2006): 67-78.

Ravi, Srilata. “Consuming Alterity-Writing Vietnam in French.” Francophone Postcolonial Studies 3.2 (2005): 51-76.

Ravi, Srilata. “Cultural Relativism, Colonial Collecting and Travel.” Francophone Postcolonial Studies 3.1 (2005): 69-82.

Ravi, Srilata. “Staging Alterity: Pondichéry in French imagination.” Essays in French Literature 4 (2004): 128-141.

Ravi, Srilata. “Adventure in Malaya-Fauconnnier and French Orientalism.” Asia-Europe Journal 1.3 (2003): 419-432. 

Ravi, Srilata. “Towards a progressive sense of spatial issues: Linda Lê’s Calomnies.” Frontières 10 (2003): 55-68.

Ravi, Srilata. “Revisiting Vietnam, locating home in Kim Lefevre's Retour à la saison des pluies.” International Journal of Francophone Studies 5.1 (2003): 39-46.

Ravi, Srilata. “Women, Family and Empire-building: Régis Wargnier's Indochine.” Studies in French Cinema 2.2 (2002): 74-82.

Ravi, Srilata. “Literature, Imperialism and Imagined Geographies: Reassessing Henri Fauconnier's ‘Malaisie’ and André Malraux's ‘La Voie Royale’.” Asian Journal of Social Science 29.2 (2001): 219-233.

Ravi, Srilata. “Exotic reminiscences: the feminine Other in French fiction on South East Asia.” French Cultural Studies 11.31 (2000): 53-74.

Ravi, Srilata. “Marketing Devi, Indian Women in French Imagination.” Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 19 (1999): 131-150. 

Ravi, Srilata. “Perceptions of the Other-Images of Malaysia and Singapore in French Novels.” Tenggara 38 (1996): 134-147.


Refereed Book Chapters | Chapitres de collectifs avec comité de lecture

Ravi, Srilata. “Modernité et francophonie transcoloniale dans l’équation identitaire d’Yvan Lamonde : le cas de Major Général Claude Martin au 18e siècle en Inde.” 2019. 71-82.

Ravi, Srilata. “Espaces insulaires, espaces transnationaux: une lecture géocritique des phénomènes mémoriels dans la littérature mauricienne contemporaine.” Spatialités littéraires et filmiques francophones: nouvelles perspectives. Eds. Mbaye Diouf & Françoise Naudillon. Montréal, Mémoir d’encrier, 2018.

Ravi, Srilata. “Diasporic Returnees and Francophone Travel Narratives.” Postcolonial Travel Writing. Ed. Robert Clarke. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 65-78.

Ravi, Srilata. “Ethnographic Practices, Good Intentions, and Writing the Indigenous Other in Gérard Bouchard's Uashat.” Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps?: Les littératures au Canada et au Québec = Writing beyond the end times?: The literatures of Canada and Quebec. Innsbruck University Press, 2017. 237-250.

Ravi, Srilata. “Tropical Cyclones in Mauritian Literature.” Tracking the Literature of Tropical Weather: Typhoons, Cyclones, Hurricanes. Eds. Anne Collett, Russell McDougall & Sue Thomas (eds.), Palgrave MacMillan, 2017. 25-43.

Ravi, Srilata. “Multiple Memories: Slavery and Indenture in Mauritian literature in French.” In Frith N, Hodgson K (eds.), At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2014. 154-172.


Ravi, Srilata. “Island Hinduism-Religion and Modernity in Francophone Indian Ocean literature.” The Future of Postcolonial Studies. Ed. Chantal Zabus. London: Routledge, 2014. 85-100.

Ravi, Srilata. “Toward an Afropean Cosmopolitanism: Hospitality, Friendship and the African Immigrant.” Francophone Afropean Literatures. Eds. Nicki Hitchcott and Dominic Thomas. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2014. 138-154.

Ravi, Srilata and Phil Weinstein. “Virus, identité et culture, le cas du chikungunya à la Reunion.” Chikungunya: la méditation d’une crise, Presse, Humour, Communication publique. Eds Gudrun Ledegen and Bernard Idelson. Éditions Modulaires Européennes, Be-Fernelmont, 2012. 187-206.

Ravi, Srilata and Véronique Bragard. “Penser l’altérité dans la littérature mauricienne au féminin.” Écritures mauriciennes au féminin : penser l’altérité. Eds. Véronique Bragard and Srilata Ravi. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2011. 11-17.

Ravi, Srilata. “Cook Cook Hota Hai: Indian Cinema, Kitchen Culture and Diaspora.” Bollywood in Australia: Transnationalism & Cultural Production. Eds. Andrew Hassam, and Makarand Paranjape. Crawley, W.A.: UWA Publishing, 2010. 105-120.

Ravi, Srilata. “Grieving Islands: History, Memory and the Chagossian tragedy.” Eyes Across the Water: Navigating the Indian Ocean. Eds. Isabel Hofmeyr, Michael Pearson and Pamila Gupta. Johannesburg: University of South Africa Press, New Delhi, Penguin India, 2010. 344-360.



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