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Fabienne Moore

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  • Title: Associate Professor of French, Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4032
  • Office: 324 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 9-11 am and by appointment
  • Interests: Prose poetry, European Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment, the French and Haitian Revolutions, the "querelle des anciens et modernes," the Encyclopédie, the evolution of the novel, European romanticism, Chateaubriand, Staël, translation

Education

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, New York University, 2001
Maîtrise, English, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, France,1989

Research and teaching interests

Prose poetry; European Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment; the French & Haitian Revolutions; the "querelle des anciens et modernes;" the Encyclopédie; the evolution of the novel; European romanticism; Chateaubriand; Staël; French cultural history; genre theory; translation (theory, history, practice), French cultural history.

MA PROGRAM

FRENCH PERIOD 2 (1700-1830)

Courses taught

FR 150 Cultural Legacies of France
FR 301 La France contemporaine
FR 318 Littérature française du Baroque aux Lumières
FR 330 Poésie française
FR 399 La Guerre dans la BD française
FR 460 Le Siècle des Lumières et des sentiments
FR 460-560 Romantismes & Révolutions
FR 460-560 Etre moderne au dix-huitième siècle
FR 460-560 Femmes écrivaines et l’émergence du roman
FR 460-560 Rousseau et Diderot: Frères ennemis?
FR 460-560 Libertinage dans la littérature française du dix-huitième siècle
FR 460-560 L’Encyclopédie de Diderot
FR 460-560 Spleen des Lumières
FR 607 Nature & Civilisation
FR 607 L’Age des Lumières
RL 407-507: The Idea of Europe (team-teaching with Professor Evlyn Gould)
RL 620: Introduction to Graduate Studies in Romance Languages
RL 623: Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Romance Language World (team-teaching with Assistant Professor Tania Triana) Spring 2011

Research

* Manuscript

Prose Poems of the French Enlightenment: Delimiting Genre. Ashgate Publishing Company, June 2009. 319 p.
      
* Book Chapters
  • “The Reception of Homer in the French Enlightenment.” In Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Homer from Byzantium to the Enlightenment. Eds. Christina-Panagiota Manolea and Antony Makrinos. Forthcoming. Leden, Netherlands: Brill, 2017.
  • "Germaine de Staël Defines Romanticism, or the Analogy of the Glass Harmonica." In Staël’s Philosophy of the PassionsSensibility, Society, and the Sister Arts . Eds. Tili Boon Cuillé and Karyna Szmurlo. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press. 2013. p. 263-280.
  • “Early French Romanticism.” In A Companion to European Romanticism, Michael Ferber ed. 600 p. Blackwell: December 2005. p. 172-191.
* Peer-Reviewed Articles
* Translation

Wallace Shawn, La Fièvre. Paris: Les Editions du Paquebot, 2014.
 
* Work in progress

Les Paradis perdus de Chateaubriand: Discours/Contre-discours sur le colonialisme (1791-1830). A book-length manuscript.
 
Edition in preparation
 François- René de Chateaubriand, Les Natchez. With Pierre Glaudes and Pierino Gallo. Paris: Champion.

 

Invited Lectures

  • “For a Social Contract That Cares: Nicolas de Bonneville’s Periodical La Bouche de fer (1790-91).” Bloomington Workshop: The Eighteenth Century: Who Cares? U. of Indiana at Bloomington. May 13-15, 2015.

  • “Quand le sauvage critique le civilisé: reprises de Lahontan et Diderot dans la critique coloniale des Natchez de Chateaubriand.” Journée d’étude, Centre de recherche sur la littérature française du XIXe siecle de l'Université Paris IV-Sorbonne. November 20, 2010.

  • “Les paradis perdus de Chateaubriand: Discours/Contre-discours sur le colonialisme(1791-1830). ” Journée d’études, Société Chateaubriand, Châtenay-Malabry, October 10, 2009.

  • “Allégories et jeux de miroirs déformants: Ollivier de Cazotte (1763) et Songes et visions philosophiques de Mercier (1788),” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, March 18, 2009.

  • “Les enjeux des Martyrs de Chateaubriand,” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, March 24, 2009.

  • “L’Essai sur les Révolutions de Chateaubriand: Palinodie de ‘l’Aieul du Romantique,’” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, March 25, 2009.

  • “Les poëmes en prose des Lumières ou la politique du genre.” La Maison française at New York University. New York, November 29, 2007.

Recent & Forthcoming Papers

  • “Gustave Doré’s Histoire de la Sainte Russie (1854): The Invention of Graphic Rhetoric or the Artist at  War.” Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference. Philadelphia, October 12-15, 2017.
  • “On Linking Histoire des deux Indes to the First French Empire: Staël, Constant, Chateaubriand, Napoleon, and Lucien Bonaparte Readers of Raynal.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Minneapolis, MN March 30-April 2, 2017.
  • “Un commerce des Indes désenchanté : La Tribu indienne, ou Edouard et Stellina de Lucien Bonaparte (1799).” ISECS – SIEDS 14th International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Rotterdam, Netherlands, 27–31 July, 2015.
  • “Implementing the Social Contract with Participatory News in Revolutionary France: Nicolas de Bonneville’s Periodical La Bouche de fer (1790-91).” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Los Angeles, CA. March 18-21, 2015.
  • "Chateaubriand's Moors." American Comparative Literature Association. New York, NY: March 20-23, 2014.
  • “Alexander von Humbolt (1769-1859) lu et revu par Chateaubriand (1768-1848).” VII International and Interdisciplinary Conference in Homage to Alexander von Humboldt, Claudio Gay and Ignacio Domeyko. Santiago, Chile, January 5-10, 2015.
  • “La rencontre du libertinage et du luxe.” Pour une sémiotique de l’espace de la petite maison.Consuming Passions conference. Washington University in Saint-Louis. October 3-6, 2013.
  • “United Citizens of Le Cercle Social: An Examination of Nicolas de Bonneville’s Periodical La Bouche de fer (1790-91).” North East American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Wesleyan U. October 11-14, 2012.
  • “La Révolution d'Atala (1801).” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. San Antonio, TX. March 22-25, 2012.
  • “Philosophical Visions, Prophetic Poetry: Louis-Sébastien Mercier and Nicolas de Bonneville.” Western Society for French History, Portland, OR. November 10-12, 2011.
  • “Executing Poetry: Coqueley de Chaussepierre's Le Roué vertueux (1770)." American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vancouver. March 17-20, 2011.
  • "Corinne ou l’Europe. Linking Germaine de Staël’s Europe to XXIth century Europe.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Albuquerque. March 18-20, 2010.
  • “1800: Germaine de Staël Defines Romanticism, or the Analogy of the Harmonica.” International Germaine de Staël Symposium. Washington University in Saint Louis, May 8-10, 2009.
  • “Un crime de ‘lèse-poésie’: le poëme en prose dénoncé par Voltaire.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Atlanta. March 22-25, 2007. “Montesquieu’s Le Temple de Gnide (1725): Birth of the Prose Poem?” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Montreal. March 30-April 2, 2006.
  • “How to Be a Poet in Prose?” The Strange Case of Eighteenth-Century French “Poëmes en Prose.” Session on “Eighteenth-Century Poetic Voice.” MLA Convention, Washington, DC. December 27, 2005.
  • “Voie/x du métissage: Atala de Chateaubriand (1801).” Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Pepperdine University. November 11-13, 2005.
  • “Poetry as Strategy: Love and War Before and After the Revolution According to Évariste de Parny (1753-1814).” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Las Vegas. March 31-April 3, 2005.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

- Appointed member, Modern language Association Committee for the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize and the Lois Roth Award for a translation of a literary work (2007-2010)

- Elected Member, Editorial board, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture (2009-2012)

- Peer reviewing of articles for Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation; Studies  in Eighteenth-Century Culture; European Romantic Review

- Peer reviewing of 2016 book proposal for MLA translation series

HONORS & AWARDS

Summer 2017: College of Arts and Sciences Summer Stipend for the Humanities ($5,500)
Summer 2017: Summer Research Award, Office of the Vice-President for Research, U. of Oregon ($5,500)
Summer 2015: College of Arts and Sciences Summer Stipend for the Humanities
2011-2012: Sherl K. Coleman and Margaret E. Guitteau Teaching Professorship in the Humanities and Oregon Humanities Center Teaching fellowship for FR 399 “War in French Comics”
Fall 2010: Oregon Humanities Center fellowship
Summer 2010: Summer Research Award, Office of the Vice-President for Research, U. of Oregon
March 2009:     Visiting professor, Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Sept. 07, 08:     Guest scholar, Maison de Chateaubriand, Chatenay-Malabry


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