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Literature educator

Françoise Lavocat, French literature educator. Member of Association for Research on Topics of Novel (board directors 2005), French Society Comparative Literature (vice president 2001-2006).

Background

Lavocat, Françoise was born on October 14, 1961 in Lille, France. Daughter of Jacques Lavocat and Paulette Micheneau.

Education

Degree, Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm, Paris, 1985. Doctor of Letters, French Republic, Paris, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris, 1993.

Career

Maitre de conférences University Lumière, Lyon, 1994—1999. Maître de conférences University Paris, chair comparative literature, Institut Universitaire de France, Paris, since 2001. Director Centre for Research in Comparative Literature Ancient and Modern, Paris, since 2001.

Project director styles and distribution of science knowledge Ministry Research and Higher Education, Paris, 2002—2005. President National Agency for Science Research, Commission for Research on War, Conflicts, Violence, Paris, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Arcadies Malheureuses. Aux Origines du Roman Moderne (Prix Adrien Duvand de l'Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, 1998), La syrinx au bûcher. Pan et les Satyres à la Renaissance et à l'Age Baroque, 2005.

      Editor: (critical edition, introduction, notes) Lucrezia Marinella, Arcadia Felice (Accademia Colombaria, Florence, Italy, 1998), (literary theory) Usages et Théories de la Fiction. Les Théories Contemporaines à l'Epreuve des Textes Anciens, 2004.

Membership

Member of Association for Research on Topics of Novel (board directors 2005), French Society Comparative Literature (vice president 2001-2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera, baroque music, water-skiing.

Connections

Married Otto Pfersmann, July 28, 2003.

father:
Jacques Lavocat

mother:
Paulette Micheneau

spouse:
Otto Pfersmann