Romance Languages and Literatures Department Chair, I am also an Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at Pomona College where I teach in the areas of late nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century French literature, art and culture.
My research mainly deals with the relation between texts, images and aesthetics in the Avant-gardes. For the last four years, I have been working on a literary, artistic and cultural pursuit of the color yellow, as well as on a monograph on Henri Regnault (unluckily enough, other scholars have been faster than me at finishing these projects, here and here). I am currently planning on ways of having the Savoirs des femmes website be a better Digital Humanities Project (through a potential NEH-Mellon Fellowship), and I am just beginning writing my second book project (on a topic still to be revealed, since I do not want to have the ground be cut under my feet anymore).
I have been a research associate for Savoirs des femmes (CRSH Canada 2012-2015), the LACOL co-leader representative for Pomona College (2015-2016), and am still a MDRN research affiliate (large-scale KU Leuven-based research initiative). Part of the exciting organizational staff of the website Littératures Mode d’Emploi, I am also part of the scientific committee of the Revue de Photolittérature, on the review committee of the journal MuseMedusa, and have the honor to be on the editorial board of the Cahiers Benjamin Péret.