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VANFASSE Nathalie
Professeur des universités
Fonction(s) au sein du LERMA :

Responsable du Master ACMA
Référente professionnalisation
Co-responsable du thème "Littérature et économie"

Domaines de recherche :

Poetics, society and historicism.

Cultural approaches of Victorian literature.

Social, literary and artistic conventions and deviance in Victorian literature.

Nineteenth-century travel writing.

Reception of Dickens in France.

Siècles d'étude :

Nineteenth century; Victorian period

Formation initiale :

Graduated from the Paris École Normale Supérieure (rue d’Ulm).

Graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences-Po Paris).

Agrégation (highest competitive examination for graduate teachers). Ranked second in the exam nationwide.

Carrière :

2013 (January-July): Visiting Scholar at the Department of English and Affiliated Scholar at the Center for British Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

2010-present: Professor of Literature in the English Department of Aix-Marseille Université.

2009-2010: Associate Professor of Literature (Maître de Conférences HDR) in the English Department of the Université de Provence.

2002-2009: Assistant Professor of Literature (Maître de Conférences) in the English Department of the Université de Provence.

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.

1998-2001: Teaching Fellow in the English Department of the University of Paris IV Sorbonne (France).

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.

Thèse :

“Norms and Deviance in Dickens’s Novels”, supervisor: Professor Alain Jumeau, University of Paris IV Sorbonne (defended summa cum laude)    

HDR :

“Poétique, Société et Historicité: approches culturelles de la littérature victorienne”, supervisor: Professor Claire Bazin, University of Paris X Nanterre

    

Monographies :

Nathalie Vanfasse, La Plume et la route: Charles Dickens écrivain voyageur. Preface by Michael Hollington. Aix-en-Provence: Presses de l'Université de Provence, 2017. Awarded the 2018 prize of the SELVA (Société d'Etude de la Littérature de Voyage du monde Anglophone).

Nathalie Vanfasse, Charles Dickens, entre normes et déviance. Preface by Michael Hollington. Aix-en-Provence: Publications de l’Université de Provence, 2007. Short-listed for the 2008 annual prize of the SAES/AFEA (French National Society for British and American Academic Studies).

 

Direction d’ouvrages collectifs / numéros de revue / actes de colloque :

10. Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet et Nathalie Vanfasse (éd.), Dickensian Prospects, E-rea, vol. 13, n°1, printemps 2016 (www.e-rea.org).

9. Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet et Nathalie Vanfasse (éd.), Dickensian Landscapes, Représentations, juin 2016.

8. Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens, Modernism and Modernity, Actes de Cerisy, Paris, Editions du Sagittaire, 2014.

7. Béatrice Laurent, Claire Pégon and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Provence in the British Imagination, pref. Caroline Patey, Milan, Leditioni, 2013.

6. Luc Bouvard, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens in the New Millennium, in Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens (special issue, February 2012).

5. Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens and His/Story,in Dickens Quarterly 28:4 (December 2011).

4. Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens Matters, in Dickens Quarterly 28:3 (September 2011).

3. Cécile Cottenet, Jean-Christophe Murat and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Cultural transformations in the English-Speaking World, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010.

2. Nathalie Vanfasse (ed.), L’Appel du Sud : Ecritures et représentations de terres méridionales et australes dans la littérature de voyage anglophone, Paris: Editions A3, 2009.

1. Anne-Marie Kilday and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Social Deviance in England and in France c. 1830-1900/ La déviance sociale en Angleterre et en France des années 1830 à 1900, Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 61 (April 2005). These proceedings are also published on the Maison française d’Oxford website (http://www.mfo.ac.uk/Publications/Accueilpublications.htm).

Articles dans des revues à comité de lecture :

23. “France”, in Juliet John (éd.), Oxford Bibliographies Online, sous presse, à paraître 2018.

22. “A Tale of Two Cities”, in John Jordan, Bob Patten et Cathy Waters (éd.), Oxford Handbook of Dickens, Oxford, Oxford University Press, sous presse, à paraître 2018.  

21. “Spy Games: The Character of Noah Claypole in Oliver Twist”, Dickens Magazine, vol. 8, n°2, 2017, pp. 22-24.

20. “Dickens in my Life”, The Dickensian, vol. 113, n°501, part. 1, 2017, pp. 30-34. 

19. “Dickens’s American Notes: the Literary Invention of a Single Monetary Currency”, Dickens Quarterly 31.3 (September 2014): 189-205.

18. “Translating the French Revolution into English”, in Emprunts et empreintes de la langue étrangère dans la littérature victorienne et édouardienne, Emily Eells (ed.), Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 78 (Autumn 2013): 2-11.

17. “Histoires dans A Tale of Two Cities (1859) de Charles Dickens”, Loxias 39 (December 2012) (http://revel.unice.fr/loxias/index.html?id=7247).

16. “Dickens in Twenty-first century India: A Study of the Novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup and its film adaptation by Danny Boyle”, in Persistent Dickens, Alain Jumeau and Sara Thornton (eds.), Etudes anglaises 65.1 (January-March 2012): 7-18.

15. “A Select Bibliography”, in Persistent Dickens, Alain Jumeau and Sara Thornton (eds.), Etudes anglaises 65.1 (January-March 2012): 111-22.

14. “Dickens on Broadway: Future Dickens, Digital Dickens, Global Dickens – A Panel Discussion”. Dickens Studies Annual: Essays on Victorian Fiction 43 (2012): 1-31.

13. “Introduction”, with Luc Bouvard, Marie-Amélie Coste and Christine Huguet, in Dickens in the New Millennium, Luc Bouvard, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens (special issue, February 2012): 9-14.

12. “Guest Editorial”, with Marie-Amélie Coste and Christine Huguet, in Dickens and His/Story, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens Quarterly 28.4 (December 2011): 247-50.

11. “Guest Editorial”, with Marie-Amélie Coste and Christine Huguet, in Dickens Matters, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens Quarterly 28.3 (September 2011): 181-83.

10. “Introduction au colloque sur les Représentations victoriennes et édouardiennes des quatre éléments”, with Gilles Teulié, Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens 71 (April 2010).

9. “Horror Tales”, Dickens Magazine 5.3 (2009): 22-25.

8. “Charles Dickens et le ‘nouveau pittoresque’”, Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 64 (October 2006): 297-319.

7. “American Notes ou le rêve américain de Charles Dickens”, in Les Écrivains en voyage : nouveaux mondes, nouvelles idées ?,Sharon Fuller (ed.), Cahiers du CIRHiLL 28 (2005): 149-75.

6. “‘The Reader’s Passport’ : Parcours géographique et détours littéraires dans Pictures from Italy (1846) de Charles Dickens”, Ian Borm and Jean Viviès (eds.), E-rea 3.1 (Spring 2005): 8 p., www.e-rea.org.

5. “The Poetics of Social Deviance in Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens”, in Social Deviance in England and in France c. 1830-1900/ La déviance sociale en Angleterre et en France des années 1830 à 1900, Anne-Marie Kilday and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 61 (April 2005): 227-43.

4. “Preface and Acknowledgements”, with Anne-Marie Kilday, in Social Deviance in England and in France c. 1830-1900/ La déviance sociale en Angleterre et en France des années 1830 à 1900, Anne-Marie Kilday and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 61 (April 2005): 95-100.

3. “Récits de voyage, fiction et voyageurs fictifs dans American Notes de Charles Dickens”, Ian Borm and Jean Viviès (eds.), E-rea 3.1 (Spring 2005): 34-42 (www.e-rea.org).

2. “‘Grotesque but not impossible’: Dickens’s Novels and mid-Victorian Realism”, Erea 2.1 (Spring 2004): i-ix (www.e-rea.org).

1. “Les romans de Charles Dickens et les chansons populaires de leur temps”, Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 56 (October 2002): 101-16.

Chapitres d’ouvrages collectifs ou d'actes de colloque :

22. “France”, in Juliet John (éd.), Oxford Bibliographies Online, forthcoming  2018.

21. “Est-il moral de s’endetter ? Familles endettées dans le roman Little Dorrit (1855-57) de Charles Dickens”, in Ethique et Famille, Gil Charbonnier et Jean-Yves Naudet (éd.), Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille, forthcoming 2018.

20. “A Tale of Two Cities”, in John Jordan, Bob Patten et Cathy Waters (éd.), Oxford Handbook of Dickens, Oxford, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018.  

19. “‘Animal Spirits:
How Human Psychology Drives the Economy’: Dickens as Reader of Victorian Economic Theory ?”, in Texts, Contexts, Intertextuality: Dickens as a Reader, Norbert Lennartz and Dieter Koch (eds.), Close Reading Schriften Zur Britishen Literatur- Und Kulturwissenschaft, V&R Unipress, 2014, pp. 249-62.

18. “Neo-Victorian Cities and the Ramifications of Global Capitalism in Ayeesha Menon’s Mumbai Chuzzlewits”,in Neo-Victorian Cities: Reassessing Urban Politics and Poetics,Christian Gutleben and Marie-Luise Kohlke (eds.), Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2014, pp. 71-95.

17. “Introduction”, with Christine Huguet, in Dickens, Modernism, Modernity, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), 2 vols, Paris: Editions du Sagittaire, 2014.

16. “A Historical Survey of French Criticism and Scholarship regarding Dickens”, in The Reception of Charles Dickens in Europe, Michael Hollington (ed.), London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013, pp. 123-41.

15. “Représentations victoriennes de la Méditerranée dans le guide Murray Handbook to the Mediterranean: It’s Cities, Coasts and Islands for the Use of General Travellers and Yachtsmen (1882)”, in Les Médiateurs de la Méditerranée, Christine Reynier and Mary-Ève Thérenty (eds.),Paris: Éditions Geuthner, 2013, pp. 25-34.

14. “‘Why all the little men in France are soldiers and all the big men postillions’: Dickens’s Visions of France and the French in Pictures from Italy”, in Mutual (In)Comprehensions: France and Britain in the Long Nineteenth Century, Di Drummond, Rosemary Mitchell and Nathan Uglow (eds.), Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, pp. 104-21.

13. “The Powers of Southern Horrors in Dickens’s Pictures from Italy”, in Southern Horrors.The Dark Side of the Mediterranean World Seen from Northern Europe and America, 1453-1939, Gilbert Bonifas and Martine Monacelli (eds.), Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, pp. 105-15.

12. “‘Silent, burnt up, shadeless and glaring’: Provence seen through Victorian editions of Murray’s Handbook for Travellers in France”, in Provence in the British Imagination, Béatrice Laurent, Claire Pégon and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), pref. Caroline Patey, Milan: Ledizioni, 2013, pp. 81-93.

11. “Intertextuality in Captain Basil Hall’s Travels in North America (1829) and Charles Dickens’s American Notes (1842)”, in Seeing America: Nineteenth-Century British Travellers in the New World, Christine DeVine (ed.), London: Ashgate, 2013, pp. 169-84.

10. “The Lady at her Toilette, Vanity and Death and the Maiden: A Reinterpretation of the Character of Miss Havisham in Great Expectations”, in Dickens’s Signs, Reader’s Designs. New Bearings in Dickens Criticism, Norbert Lennartz and Francesca Orestano (eds.), Rome: Aracne, 2012, pp. 213-26.

9. “‘A Rapid Diorama?’: Dickens’s Representation of Naples and Florence in Pictures from Italy”, in Pictures from Italy and Little Dorrit, Michael Hollington and Francesca Orestano (eds.), Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009, pp. 68-81.

8. “Introduction”, with Cécile Cottenet and Jean-Christophe Murat, in Cultural Tranformations in The English-Speaking World, Cécile Cottenet, Jean-Christophe Murat and Nathalie Vanfasse (ed.),Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, pp. 11-15.

7. “Le Sud en images dans Pictures from Italy de Charles Dickens”, in L’Appel du Sud : Ecritures et représentations de terres méridionales et australes dans la littérature de voyage anglophone, Nathalie Vanfasse (ed.), Paris: Editions A3, 2009, pp. 61-74.

6. “Preface”, with Jean Viviès, in L’Appel du Sud : Ecritures et représentations de terres méridionales et australes dans la littérature de voyage anglophone, Nathalie Vanfasse (ed.), Paris: Editions A3, 2009, pp. 9-15.

5. “A large connection in the fancy goods way: Business in Charles Dickens's Uncommercial Traveller”,in Hommage à Sylvère Monod, Alain Jumeau and Annie Escuret (eds.), Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2007, pp. 151-66.

4. “Canada or Dickens’s American Dream Come True: a new reading of American Notes”, in Travels In/to Canada, Miroslawa Buchholtz (ed.), Torun: Adam Marszalek Publishing House, 2005, pp. 9-39.

3. “Entre récit de voyage et fiction : la traversée de la France dans Pictures from Italy de Charles Dickens”, in Le Voyage dans la littérature anglo-saxonne, Françoise Dupeyron-Lafay (ed.), Paris: Éditions A3, 2003, pp. 77-94.

2. “Du Récit de Voyage à la Fiction : la Ville de Marseille dans Pictures from Italy et dans Little Dorrit de Charles Dickens”, in Lignes de Fuite : Littérature de voyage du monde anglophone, Jean Viviès (ed.), Aix-en-Provence: Publications de l’Université de Provence, 2003, pp. 84-103.

1. “Wandering in David Copperfield”, in David Copperfield, Charles Dickens, Jean-Pierre Naugrette (ed.). Paris: Ellipses, 1996, pp. 137-45.

Préfaces et avant-propos :

8. “Introduction”, with Christine Huguet, in Dickens, Modernism, Modernity, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), 2 vols, Paris: Editions du Sagittaire, 2014.

7. “Introduction”, with Luc Bouvard, Marie-Amélie Coste and Christine Huguet, in Dickens in the New Millennium, Luc Bouvard, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens (special issue, February 2012): 9-14.

6. “Guest Editorial”, with Marie-Amélie Coste and Christine Huguet, in Dickens and His/Story, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens Quarterly 28.4 (December 2011): 247-50.

5. “Guest Editorial”, with Marie-Amélie Coste and Christine Huguet, in Dickens Matters, Marie-Amélie Coste, Christine Huguet and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Dickens Quarterly 28.3 (September 2011): 181-83.

4. “Introduction au colloque sur les Représentations victoriennes et édouardiennes des quatre éléments”, with Gilles Teulié, Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens 71 (April 2010).

3. “Introduction”, with Cécile Cottenet and Jean-Christophe Murat, in Cultural Tranformations in The English-Speaking World, Cécile Cottenet, Jean-Christophe Murat and Nathalie Vanfasse (ed.),Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, pp. 11-15.

2. “Preface”, with Jean Viviès, in L’Appel du Sud : Ecritures et représentations de terres méridionales et australes dans la littérature de voyage anglophone, Nathalie Vanfasse (ed.), Paris: Editions A3, 2009, pp. 9-15.

1. “Preface and Acknowledgements”, with Anne-Marie Kilday, in Social Deviance in England and in France c. 1830-1900/ La déviance sociale en Angleterre et en France des années 1830 à 1900, Anne-Marie Kilday and Nathalie Vanfasse (eds.), Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 61 (April 2005): 95-100.

Recensions :

Dickens Quarterly

Referee reports

Book Review of Dickens and Massachusetts : the Lasting Legacy of the Commonwealth Visits, Diana C. Archibald and Joel J. Brattin, (ed.), Massachusetts University Press, 2015.

Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens

Article assessments.

Book review of The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens, Jenny Hartley (ed.), Oxford University Press, 2012.

Book review of Financial Speculation in Victorian Fiction by Tamara S. Wagner, Ohio University Press, 2010.

Book review of Uncollected Writings from Household Words by Charles Dickens, 2 vols, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

Dickensian

Book review of Dickens and Europe, Maxime Leroy (ed.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

E-rea

Article assessments.

Book review of Nouvelles de Thomas Hardy : stratégies narratives d’une écriture sous contrainte by Nathalie Bantz, Honoré Champion, 2011.

Book review of L’Orientalisme victorien dans les arts visuels et la littérature by Laurent Bury, ELLUG, 2010.

Book review of The Paradox of Identity : Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, by Elodie Degroisse, PUF, 2014.

Book review of La Tradition littéraire dans les essais anglo-américains, vol 2, Christine Reynier (ed), Michel Houdiard, Collection « Essais sur l’art », 2009.

Études anglaises

Book review of Silvia Antosa, Richard Francis Burton: Victorian Explorer and Translator, Peter Lang, 2013.

Book review of Charles Dickens by Nathalie Jaëck, Ophrys, 2008.

Book review of Charles Dickens by Donald Hawes, Continuum, 2007.

Book review of Great Expectations : Nel laboratorio di Charles Dickens, Francesco Marroni (ed.), Aracne, 2006.

Représentations

Referee reports.

Transatlantica

Book review of Le Superflu, chose très nécessaire, Gaïd Girard (ed.), Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2004.

SELVA

Book review of Shelley, Mary et Percy Bysshe Shelley. Histoire d’un voyage de six semaines. Ed. and trad. Anne Rouhette. Aix-en-Provence : Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2015.

Université d’Aix-Marseille 

Review of a manuscript (2014).

Université de Montpellier

Referee reports.

Université de Poitiers

Review of a manuscript  (2008).

Conférences et communications :

45. Participation à une émission de radio de Matthieu Garrigou-Lagrange “La Compagnie des Auteurs” sur “Charles Dickens : l’expérience des limites”, France Culture, janvier 2018.

44. “Endettement : questions philosophiques et terminologiques”, workshop (GERAS “Eco-Gestion”), Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, septembre  2017.

43. “Est-il moral de s’endetter ? Familles endettées dans le roman Little Dorrit (1855-57) de Charles Dickens”, colloque éthique-économie, Aix-Marseille Université, juin 2017.

42. “Forms of Business in Oliver Twist”, conférence, Université de Milan, novembre 2016.

41. “Brexit et fiction”, workshop (GERAS “Eco-Gestion”), ENS Cachan, septembre  2016.

40. “The French Revolution in Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities”, conférence, Université de Péking (Beida), mai 2016.

39. “Passages/Ancrages dans les récits de voyage de Charles Dickens”, study day, Université de Grenoble –Stendhal 3, October 2015.

38. “A Reading of Ayeesha Menon’s Mumbai Chuzzlewits”, plenary talk, Dickens Universe, University of California, Santa Cruz, August 2015.

37. “L’Engagement de Charles Dickens contre l’esclavage dans American Notes”, yearly meeting of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES).

36. “Persistent Newgate Novels”, respondent to Hubert Malfray’s presentation, seminar “Persistent Victorians”, Université Paris VII Diderot, November 2014.

35. “Articulating instability in Victorian Loose Baggy Monsters: a rhetoric infused with Baroque features ?”,study day, University of Milan, November 2014.

34. “Dickensian Financescapes”, Dickens Society Symposium, Domaine de Sagnes, July 2014.

33. “Dickens’s American Notes (1842): A Single Monetary Currency for Antebellum America and for the World at Large?”, American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting  on “Capitals”, New York University, March 2014.

32. “A financial close-reading of American Notes,Dickens Society Symposium, University of Toronto, June 2013.

31. “Charles Dickens et la traversée de l’Atlantique : exercices de style”, symposium on “L’écriture qui voyage : condition de production des récits de voyage maritimes et fluviaux véritables 1700-1900”, XIIIe Rendez-vous du Carnet de Voyage, Clermont-Ferrand, November 2012.

30. “A Historical Survey of Victorian Studies in France since the Nineteenth Century”, British Association of Victorian Studies (BAVS) Annual Conference on “Victorian Value: Economics, Ethics and Aesthetics”, symposium “State of Victorian Studies in France”, University of Sheffield, August-September 2012.

29. ““Animal Spirits:
 How Human Psychology Drives the Economy”: Dickens as Reader of Victorian Economic Theory ?”, symposium on “Texts, Contexts, Intertextuality: Dickens as a Reader”, University of Vechta, Germany, June 2012.

28. “The Powers of Southern Horrors in Dickens’s Pictures from Italy”, symposium on “Les horreurs du Sud : Autres regards sur le monde méditerranéen en Europe du Nord et en Amérique, 1453-1939”, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, April 2012.

27. “Représentations victoriennes de la Méditerranée dans le guide Murray Handbook to the Mediterranean: It’s Cities, Coasts and Islands for the Use of General Travellers and Yachtsmen (1882)”, study day on the Mediterranean, Université de Montpellier, June 2011.

26. Invitation to a round table “A Dickens Rountable: A Pre-Bicentennial Celebration” organised byDickens Studies Annual, AMS Press, the CUNY Graduate Center, and the New York Institute of Technology, NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, April 2011.

25. Invitation to the radio programme “Café Découvertes” hosted by Michel Field on the theme “l’Univers Etrange de Charles Dickens”, Europe 1, January 2011.

24. “Provence seen through Victorian editions of Murray’s Handbook to France”, symposium on “Provence in the British Imagination, Université de Provence, November 2010.

23. Chair at a seminar on the Mediterranean at the Université de Montpellier, October 2010.

22. “Social models in David Copperfield, seminar at the Julius Maximilian Universität Würzburg, June 2009.

21. “Oliver Twist and the invention of tradition”, seminar at the Julius Maximilian Universität Würzburg, May 2009.

20. “The Critical Reception of Dickens in France”, round table on “The Reception of Dickens in Europe”, Saint Louis University, Madrid campus, October 2008.

19. “‘Why all the little men in France are soldiers and all the big men postillions’: Representations of France and the French in Pictures from Italy”, symposium on “Cultural Mis/Representions: The French and the British in the Long Nineteenth Century”, Leeds Center for Victorian Studies, Leeds University, May 2008.

18. “A Rapid Diorama: Dickens’s Representation of Naples and Florence in Pictures from Italy”, symposium on “Dickens Italy and Victorian Culture”, University of Genoa, June 2007.

17. “Charles Dickens between Norms and Deviance: A Case Study of David Copperfield”, plenary talk in the English Department of the National Taiwan Normal University, April 2007.

16. “Business in Charles Dickens's Uncommercial Traveller”,plenary talk at the Quarterly conference of the English Literary Society of Japan, Kanto district branch, University of Tokyo, April 2007.

15. “Le Sud en images dans Pictures from Italy”, yearly 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, November 2006.

14. “Dickens’s Representations of France and the French in Pictures from Italy”, conference talk, Centre for Humanities, Oxford Brookes University, February 2006.

13. “American Notes ou le rêve américain de Charles Dickens”, symposium “Writers and their Travels: New Worlds, New Ideas?”, Université Catholique de l’Ouest, September 2004.

12. “The Goblin of Avignon: Urban Gothic in Dickens’s Pictures from Italy”, ESSE Congress, University of Saragossa, September 2004.

11. “Dickens’s Novels and mid-Victorian Realism”, workshop organised by the research group “Analyse du Discours”, Université de Provence, November 2003.

10. “The Textual Construction of Social Deviance in Dickens’s Novel Our Mutual Friend”, symposium on “Social Deviance in France and in England c. 1830-1900”. Maison française d’Oxford, July 2003.

9. “American Notes de Charles Dickens et les récits de voyage aux États-Unis”, yearly meeting of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES). Université de Grenoble, May 2003.

8. “Du récit de voyage à la fiction: la ville de Marseille dans Pictures from Italy et dans Little Dorrit de Charles Dickens”, Université de Créteil, March 2003.

7. “The Multifarious Dimensions and Meanings of Victorian Gothic in Dickens’s Novels”, Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, Leeds University, March 2003.

6. “Les romans de Dickens et le mode de représentation gothique hérité du dix-huitième siècle”, Eighteenth-century workshop, Université de Provence, March 2003.

5. “The Textual Construction and Deconstruction of Social Norms and Deviance in Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens”, yearly meeting of the American Dickens Society, Oxford University (Corpus Christi), September 2002.

4. “Incorrections linguistiques dans les Pickwick Papers”, yearly meeting of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES), Université de Metz, May 2002..

3. “Charles Dickens’s Novels and the Visual Arts”, seminar “Words and Images”, Maison française d’Oxford, April 2002.

2. “Les romans de Charles Dickens et les formes et références musicales de leur temps”, yearly meeting of the Société française d’Études Victoriennes et Édouardiennes (SFEVE). Université de Montpellier, January 2002.

1. “The Textual Construction of Victorian Social Norms and Deviance in Our Mutual Friend”, Centre for Humanities, Oxford Brookes University, November 2001.

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 :

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.

Enseignements (année en cours) :

Lectures and seminars at graduate level (19th century English literature and culture, international negotiation, preparation for the agrégation).

Lectures and tutorials at undergraduate level (English literature and culture, image analysis, contract law, financial English).

Supervision of MA theses in Victorian literature and culture.

Supervision of fourth-year dissertations on Victorian literature and culture.

Supervision of MA theses, internships and oral presentations in Applied Languages on topics related to finance and economics. Supervision of internships and MA theses in international negotiations.