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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Loubna Hafid

Loubna Hafid

Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Loubna has taught French at the university level for over thirty years at institutions around to the Bay Area. She has worked with students at all levels from beginners to advanced speakers. She has taught courses at Alliance Française, Menlo College, De Anza College and San Jose State University.

Loubna graduated from the university of Rabat in 1990 with a DEA degree in French literature specializing in eighteenth and nineteenth century novels as well as medieval French literature. She earned a teaching credential at École Normale Supérieure de Meknes and in 2001 graduated from San Jose State University with a Master of Arts in French.

Loubna also completed three dissertations in French literature, exploring communication, the art of staging ( mise en scène) and what they reveal about the societies they come from. She also researched the novelistic creations in the tale of the Graal By Chretien de Troie, Manon Lescaut by Prevot and Madame Bovary by Flaubert . Her fourth thesis was on the “face of the other” in post-war poetic song (Autrui dans la chanson poétique d'après-guerre" ).

In her spare time, Loubna enjoys cinema, traveling, cooking, spending time with family and sharing her love of the language with students.