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Angelica SoVisiting Assistant ProfessorFrench


Ph.D. in French Literature, Emory University, 2019

Dissertation Title: Kohn kat – Métissage and Postmemory in Southeast Asian Francophone and Khmer Literature from 1921 to 2016 (Chair: Valérie Loichot)

B.A. in French & Francophone Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011


Angelica P. So (Ph.D., Emory University, 2019) works on 20th- and 21st-Century French and Francophone literature, with an emphasis on Southeast Asian narratives, films, and graphic novels. Her teaching and research interests include memory studies, critical race theory, whiteness studies, Francophone Africa, the Francophone Caribbean, Southeast Asian studies, and diaspora studies.


So, Angelica P., and Caroline D. Laurent. “Embodiment and transmission: an interview with franco-cambodian cartoonist Tian Veasna,” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2021.1934054 

"Cambodian Family Albums: Tian's L'année du lièvre," Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, Vol. 14, Iss. 3, Dec. 2020, 90–109. 

“Nguyen Phan Long’s Le roman de mademoiselle Lys: ‘L’éducation de nos filles’ in Colonial French Indochina.” The French Review, Vol. 93, No. 3, 2020, p. 169-181. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/tfr.2020.0184