G. Charles Kilian

Credentials: PhD Candidate in French

Email: gkilian@wisc.edu

Address:
650 Van Hise Hall

EDUCATION

  • M.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2015
  • B.A., Macalester College, 2013

RESEARCH INTERESTS

20th- and 21st-century French and francophone literature; comparative literary studies; censorship and obscenity; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies

DISSERTATION TITLE

Gender, Genre, and Pleasure: Eroticism in 20th-century French Women’s Writing (tentative)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • French 102: Second Semester French
  • French 203: Third Semester French
  • French 204: Fourth Semester French
  • Literature in Translation 360: French and Italian Renaissance Literature Online

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • “‘Comme vos leçons m’enflamment’: Libertine Education in Thérèse Philosophe and La Philosophie dans le Boudoir.” Annual Symposium of Graduate Association of French & Italian Students, University of Wisconsin-Madison. April 1, 2017.
  • “‘Entre les Schtroumpfettes et les Larves’: The Creation of the Self in Nelly Arcan’s Putain.” MMLA. Loyola University, in Cincinnati, OH. November 10, 2017.
  • “The Posthuman Eroticism of Guillaume Lecasble’s Lobster.” Departmental Research Seminar. University of Wisconsin-Madison, January 31, 2018.
  • “‘Comme vos leçons m’enflamment’: Libertine Education in Thérèse Philosophe and La Philosophie dans le Boudoir.” Loyola University, in Kansas City, MO. November 17, 2018.
  • “O Unbound: The Story of O as an Erotic Novel.” Departmental Research Seminar. University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 28, 2021 (forthcoming).