Peter Russella

Credentials: PhD Student in French

Email: russella@wisc.edu

Address:
666 Van Hise Hall

EDUCATION

  • B.A. Luther College 2010
  • Master 2 Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Faculté Victor-Segalen 2013

RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests include comics and bande-dessinée, translation studies, westerns, lighthouses and the literature and culture of Brittany.

PUBLICATIONS

Translations

  • Ramadier, Mathilde, and Anaïs Depommier. Sartre. Translated by Peter Russella, NBM Publishing, 2017.
  • Goetzinger, Annie, and Rodolphe. Marie Antoinette: Phantom Queen. Translated by Peter Russella, NBM Publishing, 2016.
  • Dan, A., and Maximillion Le Roy. Thoreau: A Sublime Life. Translated by Peter Russella, NBM Publishing, 2016.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • July 2016 Alas poor David: Looking for Hamlet in Francis Kerline’s translation of Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace as L’infinie comédie // 3rd Annual David Foster Wallace Conference at Illinois State University
  • Fall 2014 Americanizing Wordplay and Jokes in the Modern French Tales // 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium at Luther College

COURSES TAUGHT

UW-Madison Dept. of French and Italian

  • French 101: First semester French
  • French 102: Second semester French

Luther College Dept. of Modern Languages

  • French 101: First semester French
  • French 102: Second semester French
  • French 201: Third semester French
  • French 345: Conversation and Phonetics

Various

  • Instructor of individual and group courses for corporate clients in Manhattan, New Jersey, and Brooklyn for the French Institute: Alliance Française de New York.
  • Lecteur d’anglais at the Université de Bretagne Occidental, Faculté Victor-Segalen and Pôle Universitaire Pierre-Jakez Hélias  : English language lab classes for students in LCE-Anglais and LEA-Anglais.