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Christophe M Wall-Romana

Christophe M Wall-Romana

612/626-8016
French & Italian 303E FolH 9 Pleasant St SE

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • 19th- & 20th-century French literature and thought
  • Modern French poetry
  • French cinema
  • Silent cinema
  • Modern French philosophy and theory
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Media history

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: French, University of California, Berkeley, 2005.

Publications

  • Wall-Romana, Christophe M. Jean Epstein, Corporeal Cinema and Film Philosophy. Manchester UP, 2012.
  • Wall-Romana, Christophe M. Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry. Fordham UP
  • Danielle Collobert's Aux environs d'un film: Poetic Writing on the Brink of Cinema. Wall-Romana, Christophe, Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 9(3), Author, 2005.
  • Mallarmé's Cinepoetics: The Poem Uncoiled by the Cinématographe, 1893-98. Wall-Romana, Christophe, PMLA 120.1(1): 128-147, Author, 2005.
  • "Urbain's Ironic Use of the Word Orientalisme in 1837". Wall-Romana, Christophe, French Studies Bulletin, 90, 2004.

Awards

  • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 2015 - 2016
  • McKnight Land Grant Professorship, 2007 - 2009
  • Berkeley Graduate Fellowship, 2000 - 2003
  • Mellon Fellowship for Humanistic Studies, 1999 - 2000

Courses Taught

  • FREN 8270 Aisthesis in French Theory
  • FREN 8250 Prose Poetry, Modernism and Media
  • FREN 5350 Surrealism: Writing, Art, Film, Sex, Politics
  • FREN 5301 Temporary Communities in French Cinema
  • FREN 5301 Whatever Happened to Poetics?
  • FRIT 3850 Poetic Realism, Neorealism and Film Noir
  • FREN 3650 Early French Film Culture
  • FREN 3250 Poetry and the Invention of Experience
  • FREN 3350 Scientific-Fantastic Literature of the Fin-de-Sií¨cle
  • FREN 8251 Media Theory in France
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