Karl Britto

Associate Professor of French & Comparative Literature
Office Hours: 
Fall 2021: Wednesdays 2-4 (please see below)

Research Areas

Karl Britto's teaching and research interests include francophone and anglophone colonial and postcolonial literatures of Vietnam, Africa and the Caribbean.


Karl Britto is jointly appointment in the Department of French and is affiliated with the Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award for 2008, the Berkeley campus's highest honor for teaching. (Ph.D., Yale University)

Office Hours Fall 2021 office hours will be held Wednesdays 2-4. Please sign up for a block of time here.  Given uncertain pandemic conditions, I may hold office hours on Zoom, in which case you will find a link on the same sign-up sheet. If you would like to meet but are unable to attend office hours at the scheduled time, please email me.