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Cyrielle Faivre

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

cfaivre@providence.edu

401.865.2112

Sullivan Hall 206

Education:

Ph.D. - French Literature University of Wisconsin-Madison

Brief Biography:

Dr. Cyrielle Faivre is an Assistant Professor of French at Providence College, Rhode Island, in the Department of Foreign Language Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014. She also has a MA in French from UW-Madison (2009) and in English (LLCE Anglais) from the University d'Aix-Marseille (2007). She was born in Brittany, France, and lived in several French regions, including Provence, and overseas (Tahiti). She currently is a Board Member of the French Alliance of Providence.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Culture; Penal Colonies; Art and Visual Culture

Selected Publications:

Faivre, C. (2017) 'And now, who am I?': L'identité à l'épreuve d'Alzheimer dans "Se souvenir des belles choses" de Zabou Breitman. Women in French Studies.(Special issue, vol 7),

Faivre, C. (2013) "Le monde nébuleux du bagne militaire: l'abolition des frontières dans Biribi de Georges Darien". Littératures.(29), 35-54.

Selected Presentations:

Faivre, C. Congrès des sciences humaines. Association Canadienne des Études Francophones du XIXe siècle, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada - "Manger ou lutter : symbolisme de la nourriture dans Les Loups de Paris de Jules Lermina" June, 2019

Faivre, C. The Representation of Women in French Paintings from David to Picasso. Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Bellingham, WA - "Claustrophobia in Degas' Bathers" November, 2018

Faivre, C. INCS 2018 Supernumerary Conference. , Roma, Italy - "Les Halles as a Place of Excess in Zola's Le Ventre de Paris" June, 2018

Faivre, C. Women and Sound. Women in French (WIF), Florida State University - "'Chut' : ambivalence du silence dans les récits de prison d'Albertine Sarrazin" February, 2018

Faivre, C. French Club. Prof. Henry F. Majewski, Emeritus, French Studies, Brown University, International House of Rhode Island - "La France en chansons : une exploration de l'histoire et de la culture françaises à travers plusieurs chansons célèbres" December, 2016

Faivre, C. Women in French: Fluid Identities: Margins and Centers in French and Francophone Women’s Literature, Cinema, and Art. , Gettysburg College - "’Must a name mean something?’: Identité, mémoire et langage dans ‘Se Souvenir des belles choses’" June, 2016

Faivre, C. 57th annual convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association. Women in French, Columbus, OH - "'Plus qu'à demi sauvage': la Commune et la révolte des Canaques dans les Mémoires de Louise Michel" November, 2015

Faivre, C. Contamination: 41st Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium. , Princeton University - "La contagion du mal au bagne guyanais : Symptômes et remèdes dans deux romans de Louis Boussenard" November, 2015

Faivre, C. Thresholds and Horizons: 39th Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium. , Richmond, VA - "Ecrire l'exil: le bagne colonial comme espace-limite et source d'inspiration littéraire" October, 2013