VANFASSE Nathalie - Activités scientifiques

Activités scientifiques et responsabilités administratives liées à la recherche :

2016-present: Member of the scientific committee of the journal Trame di letteratura comparata

2015-2018: Chief-editor of  the journal E-rea.

2015-present: Member of the editorial board of the Dickens Quarterly.

2015-present: Member of the reading committee of the SFEVE (French Society of Victorian and Edwardian Studies)

2014: Member of the jury of the SELVA prize  

2013-present: Member of the reading committee of Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens.

2013 (January-July): Member of the research groups “Nineteenth-Century Studies and Beyond Cultural Studies Research Group” and “Consortium on the Novel” of Townsnend Humanities Lab, University of California, Berkeley. 

2011-present: Member of the reading committee of Représentations.

2011-present: Elected member of the LERMA Board (Board of the Research Laboratory on the Anglophone World), Aix-Marseille Université.

2011-2015: Vice-President of the French Society for the Study of Travel Writing from the English-Speaking World (SELVA).

2010-2013: Trustee of the Dickens Society.

2008-2015: Joint chief-editor of E-rea.

2007-2011: Secretary General of the French Society for the Study of Travel Writing from the English-Speaking World (SELVA).

2004-2007: Treasurer of the French Society for the Study of Travel Writing from the English-Speaking World (SELVA).

Activités internationales :

2018: Member of the Nominating Committee of the Dickens Society.

2016-present: Member of the scientific committee of the journal Trame di letteratura comparata

2015-present: Member of the editorial board of the Dickens Quarterly.

2013 (January-July): Member of the research groups “Nineteenth-Century Studies and Beyond Cultural Studies Research Group” and “Consortium on the Novel” of Townsnend Humanities Lab, University of California, Berkeley.

2010-2013: Trustee of the Dickens Society. 

Directions et co-directions de thèses :

2014-2017: Myriam Ardoin on “G. K. Chesterton’s Discourse on the Method”. 

2016-: Anais Martin "New Technologies and New Reading Practices: Soundscapes in Jane Eyre and in Dracula".

Participation à des jurys de thèses :

2015: Member of the PhD Monitoring Committee, Aix-Marseille University.

2015: Chair of the committee and referee for the PhD of Sonia Arienta on “La voix-son des personnages à l’aube de la communication de masse : l’exemple des romans de Hugo et de Dickens, et des opéras de Verdi” (supervisors: Lise Dumasi and Alessandro Di Profio), Université de Grenoble.

2013: Member of the PhD Monitoring Committee, Aix-Marseille University.

2013: Chair of the committee and referee for the PhD of Hubert Malfray on “Pour une esthétique du crime : Les ‘Newgate Novels’, essai de définition d’un genre populaire” (supervisor: Frédéric Regard), Université Paris Sorbonne-Paris 4.

2013: Referee of a PhD proposal for the Faculty “Lettres et Sciences Humaines”, Université de Reims-Champagne-Ardennes.

2012: Referee for the PhD of Saber Hamdi on “La Mémoire et l’imaginaire dans les romans de Dickens” (supervisor: Alain Jumeau), Université Paris Sorbonne-Paris 4.

2012: Referee for the PhD of Gaïane Hanser on “Intrication textuelle et déchiffrement du sens dans l’œuvre de Charlotte Brontë” (supervisor: Jean-Pierre Naugrette), Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3.

2012: Referee for the PhD of Maryam Myrza on “L’intimité inter-classes : une étude de la littérature féminine anglophone contemporaine de l’Inde et du Pakistan” (supervisor: Claire Pégon), Aix-Marseille Université.

2011: Member of the PhD Monitoring Committee, Université de Provence.

2010: Referee for the PhD of Gloria Teai-Dauphin on “Tahiti entre terre, mer et pouvoir” (supervisor: Serge Dunis), Université de la Polynésie Française.

2010: Referee for the PhD of Zaynab Obayda on “L’enfance orpheline et la défaillance parentale dans les romans de Dickens (supervisors: Laurent Bury and Colette Stevanovitch), Université de Nancy.

2009: Member of the Ph.D. committee of Stéphanie Gourdon on “Normes et Formes dans les écrits de Mary Wollstonecraft” (supervisor: Jean Viviès), Université de Provence.

Participation à des jurys d'HDR :

2016: Referee for the “Habilitation” of Béatrice Pardini Laurent on “Modélisation de la pensée à l’époque victorienne: organization, imaginaire et points de vue”, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3.

2011: Referee for the “Habilitation” of Bénédicte Coste on “Victoriana : textes, figures, champs”, Université Paul Valéry.

Organisations de manifestations scientifiques :

2016 : Member of the scientific committee of the symposium  Les Rencontres de l’humain et du non-humain dans la littérature de montagne et de voyage Anglophone”, Université Toulouse Le Mirail.

2016: Co-organiser of the Dickens workshop, 13th Conference of the European Society for the Study of English, Galway, 2016.

2015-: Co-convener of the seminar “literature and economics”, LERMA, Aix-Marseille Université.

2015: Co-organiser of the SELVA workshop, yearly meeting of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES) on « Commitment », University of Toulon.

2014: Co-organiser of the yearly Dickens Society Symposium, on “Dickensian Landscapes” Domaine de Sagnes.

2014: Co-organiser of the SELVA workshop, yearly meeting of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES) on « Crossings », University of Caen.

2013: Member of the scientific committee of the symposium “Vestiges du Proche-Orient et de la Méditerranée : traces, passages, réécritures (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles). Littérature et arts visuels, domaines anglophone et francophone”, Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3.

2012-2015: Co-organiser of the seminar J’Ouïs sens de l’image, LERMA, Aix-Marseille Université.

2012: Chair of the 17th-18th century seminar, session on “emotion and economics”, guest speakers  Emmanuelle De Champs and Pierre Carboni, LERMA, Aix-Marseille Université.

2011 Co-organiser of the symposium “Dickens, Modernism, Modernity”, Cerisy.

2011: Chair of a session of the symposium “Histories of Forgetting in the English and French-speaking Worlds, 19th-21st centuries”, Aix-Marseille Université.

2010: Chair of a session of a study day on the Mediterranean, Université Paul Valéry.

2010: Co-organiser of the symposium “Provence and the British Imagination”, Université de Provence, with the support of the Université des Antilles and the University of Milan.

2010: Organiser of the yearly Dickens Society Symposium, Université de Provence.

2008: Co-organiser of the symposium “Cultural Transformations in the English-Speaking World”, Université de Provence, with the support of Oxford Brookes University.

2008: Organiser of the yearly symposium of the French Society for Victorian and Edwardian Studies (SFEVE) on the theme “Victorian and Edwardian Representations of the Four Elements”, Université de Provence.

2006: Organiser of the annual symposium of the French Society for the Study of Travel Writing from the English-Speaking World (SELVA) on the theme “L’Appel du Sud: écritures et représentations de terres méridionales et australes dans la littérature de voyage anglophone”, Université de Provence.

2003: Co-organiser (with Anne-Marie Kilday) of the symposium “Social Deviance in England and in France c. 1830-1900”, Maison Française d’Oxford (Oxford University).

Bourses, prix, Prime d'Encadrement Doctoral et de Recherche :

Awarded the 2018 prize of the SELVA for La Plume et la route. Charles Dickens, écrivain-voyageur

Recipient with Professor Ian Duncan of a grant from the France-Berkeley Fund for the 2017-2019 project "Form across Literature and the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Britain"

Charles Dickens, entre normes et déviance, by Nathalie Vanfasse, short-listed for the 2008 annual prize of the SAES/AFEA (French National Society for British and American Academic Studies).

Awarded two Harvard University Certificates of Distinction in Teaching Undergraduates in 1996-97 and 1997-98.

Détachements, délégations, congés de recherche :

2013 (January-July): Visiting Scholar at the Department of English and Affiliated Scholar at the Center for British Studies, University of California, Berkeley. Member of the research groups “Nineteenth-Century Studies and Beyond Cultural Studies Research Group” and “Consortium on the Novel” of Townsnend Humanities Lab, University of California, Berkeley.

2001-2002: Lecturer in Victorian literature and Visiting Research Fellow in the Humanities Research Centre of Oxford Brookes University. Awarded Accreditation as a Teacher in Higher Education by Oxford Brookes University.

1996-1998: Teaching and Research Assistant in the Department of Romance Languages at Harvard University. Awarded two Harvard University Certificates of Distinction in Teaching Undergraduates in 1996-97 and 1997-98.