Patrick Saveau

Patrick Saveau

Professor, French

Ph.D. New York University, USA
M.A. University of Oregon, USA
Maîtrise d’anglais Université Jean Moulin, Lyon, France

Office: Lowerre Academic Center, North Campus, Office 3 
Phone: +41 91 986 36 33
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Dr. Saveau is a specialist of Serge Doubrovsky, the first open practitioner of autofiction. In the numerous articles he has published on this writer, he has explored topics as varied as autofiction as a genre, judeity, memory and trauma, masculinity and sexuality. His current book project tentatively entitled Serge Doubrovsky ou un moi fiché à l’an 40 focuses on the haunting presence of this dark period of French history in all of this author’s autofictions. He teaches both in the French and in the Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS) departments. He is a member of the Women in French (WIF) organization and the Société d’Etude de la Littérature Française du XXème siècle.

2018-2019 Courses:

CLCS 300(Re)-Defining MasculinityFALL 2018
FRE 200Intermediate French, Part IFALL 2018
FRE 300Advanced French, Part IFALL 2018
FRE 324From Beur to Post-Beur Literature: Exile, Margins, and Re-TerritorializationFALL 2018
FRE 301Advanced French, Pt. IISPRING 2019
FRE 303French TranslationSPRING 2019
LC 110Reading Cultures: Approaches to Cultural StudiesSPRING 2019
TVL 234Morocco: Listening to Morocco, Music between Tradition and ModernitySPRING 2019
CLCS 251TReading Moroccan CultureSUMMER 2019
ML 100Introduction to ArabicSUMMER 2019

Publications:

Saveau, Patrick. 2011. Serge Doubrovsky ou l'écriture d'une survie. PU Dijon.

“La non reconnaissance de l’autre dans la réalisation du moi doubrovskyen”. Perceptions et réalisations du moi. Ed. Mounir Laouyen. Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal. 241-52.

"L'épisode de Madame de La Pommeraye et Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne à la lumière de la Dialectique du Maître et de l'Esclave de Hegel," Les Lettres Romanes, 49.1-2: 49-55.

"The Place of the Intellectual in the Twenty First Century." PMLA 112: 1127.

"Autofiction n'est pas invention: le cas Doubrovsky," Dalhousie French Studies, 48: 131-37.

“Doubrovsky’s Autofictions and the Holocaust: An Oxymoron?” Rendezvous 34.1: 25-36.

“Empreinte de L’Ecole des femmes dans Un amour de soi.” Ecriture de soi et lecture de l’autre. Ed. Jacques Poirier. Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon : 95-103.

“Serge Doubrovsky.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Efraim Sicher. Vol. 299. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 70-76.

And Katharina Weiss. “A Prospective Student’s Outlook on Foreign Language Areas at Two AAICU Institutions.” Association of American International Colleges and Universities Journal 3 (2004): 30-38.

“Le Livre brisé ou le recours à l’autre.” De soi à soi: l’écriture comme autohospitalité. Ed. Alain Montandon. Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2004. 161-72.

“Serge Doubrovsky: une sexualité fichée à l’an 40.” Australian Journal of French Studies 42.1 (2005): 110-21.