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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
September 16, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
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Dr. Sharon Marquart

Assistant Professor, French

Contact Information
Email: smarquart@wlu.ca
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.2396

Office Location: BA 412
Office Hours: Fall 2014: Tuesday 2:30-4
Academic Background

EDUCATION

Ph.D French, University of Michigan, 2008

B.A. French, Minor: Studio Art, University of Akron, 2000

Biography

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Modern and Contemporary French Literature and Culture, Francophone Literature, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Holocaust Studies, Human Rights and Humanitarianism, Exile, Critical Theory

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

On the Defensive: Reading the Ethical in Nazi Camp Testimonies. (Forthcoming, University of Toronto Press)

Les revenantes : Charlotte Delbo, la voix d'une communauté à jamais déportée. Edited with David Caron. Toulouse: Presses universitaires du Mirail, 2011.

Articles:

"Entre silence et reconnaissance : De l'engagement humanitaire chez Charlotte Delbo." Charlotte Delbo, oeuvre et engagements. Edited by Christiane Page. Rennes, France: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2014. 79-88.

"Authoritative Witnessing and the Control of Memory: On Jorge Semprun's L'écriture ou la vie." French Forum. 36.2-3 (2011); 147-61.

"Charlotte Delbo, ou la communauté qui revient," co-authored with David Caron, in Les revenantes : Charlotte Delbo, la voix d'une communauté à jamais déportée. Edited by David Caron and Sharon Marquart. Toulouse: Presses universitaires du Mirail, 2011; 9-15. 

"Le couple idéal et la communauté ironique," in Les revenantes : Charlotte Delbo, la voix d'une communauté à jamais déportée. Edited by David Caron and Sharon Marquart. Toulouse: Presses universitaires du Mirail, 2011; 103-25.

"Writing Collective Experience in Jorge Semprún's Buchenwald Narratives," in The Holocaust in Spanish Memory. Historical Perceptions and Cultural Discourse. Eds. Antonio Gómez López Quiñones and Susanne Zepp. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätslager, 2010; 87-102.