Rouquet Camille


Research themes

  • “Photojournalism in the historiography of the Vietnam war—A critical history of icons and of discourses on the influence of photographs”
  • Supervised by: François BRUNET
  • Defended 8 December 2017

Current Project

  • 2013-2017: PhD candidate in English Language and Culture, Paris Diderot University.
  • 2015-2018: Teaching position, English Department, Paris Diderot University.

  • 2014-2015: Teaching position, English Department, Paris 8 Vincennes St Denis University.
  • 2013-2014: Exchange lecturer, French department, U.C. Berkeley.
  • 2013: Agrégation competitive exam.
  • 2009-2011: Master’s degree, “Art and visual culture in the English-speaking world”, Paris Diderot University.
  • 2005-2008: Bachelor’s degree, “English Language, literature and history”, Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle University.

    Scientific Events

    • Since June 2016: Organization of the monthly seminar Camera Memoria, on the histories of photography, with Carolin Görgen, Paris Diderot University.
    • September 2015: Organization of the doctoral conference « Photographie et histoire américaine », with Carolin Görgen, Paris Diderot University.


    • In progress: Chapter on ephemeral pictures in Snapchat and Periscope, for the collective book New Objects of Visibility, edited by Catherine Bernard.
    • June 2016 : « Creation and Afterlife of the Iconic Photographs of the Vietnam War », Arts of War and Peace, 2016, Vol. 2, No. 1, War Images,
    • Dec. 2015 : « Icônes Américaines, chefs d’œuvres du SFMOMA et de la collection Fisher », Transatlantica, 2015, Vol. 1, The Voting Rights Act at 50 / Hidden in Plain Sight: Deep Time and American Literature,

    Conference Papers

    • June 2017 : « Fashioning the Notion of Media Influence: The Remediated Images of the Vietnam War », at the international symposium « What Do Pictures Do? Remediating Images /L’image remédiatisée », Université Bordeaux Montaigne.
    • Dec. 2016 : « Memorializing the 1970 Kent State student protest: the constructed rhetoric of a photograph », at the conference « Student Movements and (Post)-Colonial Emancipations », LARCA, Université Paris Diderot.
    • Octobre 2015 : « Retracer l’influence des icônes photojournalistiques : historiographie et couverture médiatique de la guerre du Vietnam », at the Institut des Amériques, Pôle Sud-Est, doctoral workshop « Archives et sources dans un sujet de recherche portant sur les Amériques », Lyon 2 University.
    • Sept. 2015 : « The notion of media influence in the historiography of the Vietnam War », at the doctoral workshop « Photographie et histoire américaine », LARCA, Université Paris Diderot.