Frédéric LaGrange

2010 Judge

Judge Profile: 

Frédéric LaGrange is an academic and translator working in the field of modern and classical Arabic literature. His research interests include gender studies applied to Arabic literature, the relationship between spoken and written Arabic in the Arabic novel, and linguistic variation in Arabic literature. He is presently Head of the Arabic and Hebraic Department at the Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), where he lectures in Arabic literature.