Nouha Gammar

Doctoral Student
New Cabell Hall Room 342

Fall 2020 Student Hours

Monday 3:00 pm-5:00 pm online

and by appointment.

Contact Professor for Zoom ID and password


I am a PhD candidate and a Teaching Assistant at the UVa French Department. I also volunteer to support UVa international students on grounds. My research interests center on theater and performance: in my dissertation, I am exploring the relation between the page and the stage in medieval France.


  • Ph.D., French, University of Virginia (In progress)
  • Master of Arts, French, University of Virginia (2016): Thesis, “Staging the Medieval Theater on a Page - A Case Study of Jean Bodel’s Jeu de saint Nicolas in BnF fr. 25566 and Recents Editions”
  • Agrégation de Lettres françaises, University of Manouba & Ecole Normale Supérieure of Tunis (2010)
  • Bachelor of Arts, French, Faculty of Humanities and Sociology of Tunis (2009)

Representative Courses:

  • Instructor for Topics in Cultural Studies: Introduction to French Drama (FREN3585) / University of Virginia
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in French: French language courses (FREN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020); Summer Language Institute; and Reading French for Graduate Students (FREN 1000) / University of Virginia
  • Professeure agrégée in French: History of French Civilization in the 19th and 20th Centuries; Methodologies of Academic Writing in French; Foreign Literatures in France; French as a Second Language / Ecole Normale supérieure of Tunis

Related Professional Service and Work

  • Tomorrow’s Professor Today Participant / Center for Teaching Excellence at University of Virginia
  • Global Greeter / University of Virginia
  • Classroom Consultant with Volunteer with International Students, Staff, and Scholars / University of Virginia
  • PhD Representative at the UVa French Department
  • UVa French Film Festival Committee Member and Co-Chair
  • French Department Coordinator / Ecole Normale Supérieure of Tunis

Honors and Awards

  • 2019-2020 A&S Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • 2017-2018 Rare Book School-University of Virginia Fellowship
  • Member of the Raven Society

Conferences & Panels

  • “Stages of Characters’ Names in the Manuscript Paris BnF fr. 25566”, Paper presented at 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, May 2019
  • “Professional Development Opportunities”, Panel Member in the French Graduate Seminar on Theories and Methods of Language Teaching, University of Virginia, November 2018