Edwards Paul

Posted on September 15, 2019

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Research themes

  • Visual Studies
  • The Photobook, Photoliterature, History of Photography
  • Comparative Literature, English and French Literature (Alfred Jarry and his period)
  • Literary Translation into English

Current Project

  1. The literary photobook
  2. The contemporary photobook
  3. Project « Phlit » : towards a critical and cultural history of photoliterature.

    In collaboration with Jean-Pierre Montier (Univ. Rennes 2).

Research Supervision:

  • Photoliterary studies
  • Alfred Jarry

Academic Positions:

  • 2017-2018, CNRS researcher, Maison Française d’Oxford.
  • 2016, Visiting Professor, Comparative Literature department, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Winter term.
  • 2005-present, Associate Professor, Paris Diderot University.
  • 1997-2005, Assistant Lecturer, University of Rheims Champagne-Ardenne.
  • 2000-2013, Professor in History of Photography, NYU Paris.

Education

  • 2010, Habilitation à diriger des recherches – accreditation to supervise research, University of Rheims Champagne-Ardenne. Title : « Photolittérature et pratique de la traduction littéraire ».
  • 1996, D.Phil, Paris XII University. Dissertation Title: « Littérature et Photographie. La Tradition de l’Imaginaire (1839-1939, Royaume-Uni et France) ».
  • 1992, M.A., University of Oxford.
  • 1990, Post-graduate diploma, Photojournalism, London College of Printing.
  • 1988, B.A., English, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1988.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • 2016-2017, responsable for the LARCA Seminar, English dept., Univ. Paris Diderot.
  • 1995-present, editor, L’Ouphopo, bulletin of the Workshop for Potential Photography.
  • 1996-2005, editor, L’Étoile-Absinthe, Alfred Jarry Society Bulletin.
  • 2006-2011, co-responsable for enrolment, English dept., Univ. Paris Diderot.
  • 2009-2010, responsable for the research team « Photography and Literature», Univ. Paris Diderot.

 

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      Disorder Histoire sociale des mouvements punk et post punk Date de publication : 16/10/2019
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      Perle noire Le photobook littéraire Date de publication : 01/01/2016
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      Soleil noir Photographie et littérature Date de publication : 01/01/2008
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      Je hais les photographes ! Textes clés d'une polémique de l'image, 1850-1916 Date de publication : 30/09/2006