Jeffrey M. Thomas

Credentials: PhD Candidate in French

Email: jeffrey.thomas@wisc.edu

CV

Available upon request

EDUCATION

Emory University, BA; Georgia State University, MA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

19th century French literature and culture; Corsican literature and culture; contemporary French and Francophone literature and culture; Flaubert Studies; genetic criticism; second language acquisition and pedagogy methods­; academic technology and technology-driven pedagogy.

DISSERTATION TITLE

Re-presenting Corsica: From Object of Creation to Site of Production in Modern French Literature.

PUBLICATIONS

  • (In preparation) «Madame Bovary au tribunal » in Flaubert et le scandal, Paris, Passages; expected publication December 2021 to coincide with the bicentennial celebration for Flaubert.
  • « Le jardin face à Bouvard et Pécuchet », in Revue Flaubert, dirs. É. Le Calvez & S. Dord-Crouslé, No. 18, 2019, https://flaubert.univ-rouen.fr/revue/article.php?id=290. [Peer-reviewed]
  • « Flaubert aux arènes », in Flaubert voyageur (dir. É. Le Calvez), Paris, Les Classiques Garnier, coll. “Rencontres,” 2019, pp. 85-99 [Peer-reviewed].
  • « Personnages secondaires et rôles principaux dans L’Éducation sentimentale »,
    Op. Cit., revue des littératures et des arts, Special Edition « Agrégation 2018 »,
    éd. Hélène Laplace-Claverie, no. 17, 2017, https://revues.univ-pau.fr/opcit/250. [Peer-reviewed]
  • 22 entries, Dictionnaire Gustave Flaubert (dir. Éric Le Calvez), Paris, Les Classiques Garnier, coll. « Dictionnaires et synthèses », 2017.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2019

  • [Sept 26] Department of French & Italian Research Seminar, “Jérôme Ferrari’s Corsica”
  • [Oct. 30] Nineteenth Century French Studies Annual Conference, Sarasota (FL):
    “Flaubert et l’illusion de la Corse”

2018

  • [Nov. 24] Department of French & Italian Research Seminar, “Dreaming in Corsica: Tracking the Mazzeru in Marie Ferranti’s La Chasse de nuit.”

2017

  • [Oct. 28] Department of French & Italian Research Seminar, “Flaubert’s Corsica”
  • [Nov. 9-11] Nineteenth Century French Studies Association, University of Virginia,
    “Le style corse de Flaubert.”
  • [Apr. 17] Symposium on Trans-Continental Teaching, UW-Madison, Round-table
    participant
  • [Mar. 31] Graduate Association of French & Italian

Students, UW-Madison, “Petit relief arrondi : La littérature corse contemporaine”

COURSES TAUGHT

  • French 227
  • French 204
  • French 101
  • Critical Thinking and the Humanities (Inter L&S 121; Summer term)