A photo of Églantine Colon

Églantine Colon


E-mail: ecolon@g.ucla.edu Office: 222C

Office Hours: M 1-2pm & W 11-12pm Pronouns: (They/Them; elle/iel)

Fields of interest: Critical Theory, French and Francophone Studies (19th-21st centuries), Pedagogy.

Églantine Colon joined ELTS after holding positions at Duke University, UC Berkeley, and CalArts. At UCLA, they teach French language and French and Francophone literature, film, culture, and theory. Their fields of interest and specialization include Critical Studies, Urban Studies in global, post/neocolonial, and neo-capitalist contexts; aesthetic forms and experimentation. Églantine Colon is also a writer, a co-editor for the academic journal SubStance, and a translator.


Ph.D Duke University

Selected Publications


The Problem With Breath,” in “Breathe: Special 50th Anniversary Issue,” SubStance, 2023

Dondog and the Post-Exotic After All,” SubStance 158, vol. 51, 2022.

Glissements de terrains. Les enquêtes post-militantes de Jean Rolin.” Alison James and Dominique Viart (eds.), “Littératures de terrain.” Fixxion. Revue Critique de Fixxion Française Contemporaine, n°18, 2019.

Neither ‘Lieux de Mémoire’ nor ‘Non-Lieux’: Toward a Theorization of Precarious Spaces in Philippe Vasset’s Un livre blanc,” French Studies 71.1, Oxford University Press, 2017.

Honors and Awards

Humanities Research Fellowship, UC Berkeley

Townsend Center for the Humanities Fellowship, UC Berkeley

Regents’ Junior Fellowship, UC Berkeley

Katherine Goodman Stern Fellowship, Graduate School, Duke University