Temiti Lehartel

Early-career researcher & professeur agrégée

Temiti Lehartel was born in Papeete and grew up in Afaahiti Tahiti, Moto’otua (Apia, Samoa), Aotearoa and Kanaky. She is currently a co-tutelle (joint) PhD candidate with the Centre for Urban and Social Global Studies (RMIT, Melbourne) and the EMMA research group in Anglophone Pacific Literature (Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III). Temiti is a professor agrégée of English at the Lycée Polyvalent Tuianu Legayic and lectures at the University of French Polynesia in the CUPGE preparatory course. Temiti holds the Agrégation in English (2019) and has co-edited the Ellipses textbook on Alexis Wright’s Carpentaria for the 2022 and 2023 Agrégation in English. An early-career researcher, Temiti has published peer-reviewed articles such as https://journals.openedition.org/ces/11355 and https://journals.jcu.edu.au/etropic/article/view/3964 with Mylène Charon, and has taken part in many conferences. Her field of research focuses on Oceanic Indigenous literature, Indigenous rights and politics, the relationship to land and responses to climate change.