Eren Jaye

Doctoral Student



Ph.D. in Francophone Studies, University of Virginia (in progress)

Master’s work at Middlebury College in France, in exchange with Université Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV

Diplôme Universitaire d'Études Françaises - Niveau 2, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III

Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature, The Evergreen State College 


Teaching Experience

L’Institut Catholique de Paris, Faculté des Lettres | Paris, France | Lectrice | 2019 – 2020

Lycée Camille Sée | Paris, France | English Language Assistantship | 2018 – 2019

The Evergreen State College | Olympia, Washington, USA | Research & Program Assistant | 2015 – 2017


Grants & Fellowships

Americas Center / Centro de las Américas Research Grant, University of Virginia, 2022

Public History Fellowship at Monticello, Center for the Study of the Age of Jefferson, 2021

Battestin Fellowship, The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 2021  (Project: Mapping Deliverance: Spatial Representations of Bondage and Liberation in the 1858 - 1872 Journals of John Washington)

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship in the Caribbean Literatures, Arts, and Cultures Research Cluster, University of Virginia, 2020 – 2025

Betty Jones Scholarship, Middlebury College, 2019



Caribbean Poetics, Literatures and Languages

Philosophy and Poetics of Édouard Glissant 

Comparative Religion 

Theater and Ritual Studies

Folklife and Folklore Documentation

Theory of History and Historiography

Spatial Displacement, Exile and Migration 

Archive Studies