AILLAUD Maria-Luna

PhD student

PhD student

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Research areas

  • American Literature 20th and 21st centuries
  • Medical Humanities, mental health
  • Writing and representation of depression
  • Self-narratives, Life writing and autobiography

Research period

20th and 21st centuries

Formation initiale

  • 2023-2026 : Phd Student and Lecturer | Aix-Marseille Université
  • 2022-2023 : French Teaching Assistant, Lecturer, and Cultural Coordinator | Wellesley College, USA
  • 2020-2022 : Master’s Degree in Cultural Studies of the English-speaking world, distance learning (Magna Cum Laude) | Aix-Marseille Université
    • M1 Dissertation : « Attained and Unattained ideal: factors of despair and depression in Michael Cunningham’s The Hours » under the supervision of Pr. Nicolas P. BOILEAU (17/20)
    • M2 Dissertation : « Le Spleen Féminin : Représentation du personnage féminin dépressif dans Asylum de Patrick McGrath, Arlington Park de Rachel Cusk et The Hours de Michael Cunningham » under the supervision of P. BOILEAU (18/20)
  • 2018-2020 Bachelor’s degree in English (with honours) | Aix-Marseille Université
  • 2016-2018 Preparatory school khâgne-hypokhâgne (Magna Cum Laude) | Lycée Giocante de Casabianca
  • 2015-2016 Baccalauréat (High School diploma) (Summa cum Laude) |  Lycée Georges Clémenceau


“Representing mental health at the end of the 20th century: depression in the US » under the supervision of Pr. Nicolas P. BOILEAU

2023-2024 :

TD Introduction to literary analysis, 1st year LLCER (HLA204A)

TD LANSAD Continuant (HLA2Z02)


Societies :

  • Member of the SAES