Fanny Arama holds a Master in Political Sciences (Sciences Po Paris) and a Master in French Literature (La Sorbonne). She taught 4 years at Paris Diderot University and currently teaches French literature at Université de Rennes 2.
Professor of literature, globe-trotter and journalist, Cécile Balavoine has taught for ten years in the United States, Columbia University and New York University. She holds a PhD in French literature and a master's degree in German. She works in Parisian branches of American universities but also writes for various magazines on topics ranging from travel to culture.
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Plastic artist. From photography to digital to painting, his work revolves around the opposition / complementarity of these various creative tools. He teaches art history at NYU and other American programs in Paris.
Stéphanie Bérard specializes in Francophone Caribbean Drama. She earned her doctorate at the University of Minnesota and at the Université de Provence and taught for ten years in the US (Bowdoin College, Bates College, University of Virginia) and in Canada (Ryerson University). Her research deals with Caribbean literature and culture (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haiti) and is situated at the crossroads of Postcolonial and Theater Studies. She is the author of two books: Le Théâtre-Monde de José Pliya (Paris: Editions Honoré Champion, 2015) and Théâtres des Antilles: traditions et scènes contemporaines (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2009) translated and published in English by Caribbean Studies Press (Florida, 2014). She has co-edited Emergences Caraïbes: une création théâtrale archipélique (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2010), and has published extensively on the history of Caribbean theater, Creole and French, oral tradition, rituals (gwoka drum music and dance, carnival, voodoo). NEH fellow (2015-16) and European Marie Curie Fellow in 2015-2017. She is currently coordinating the international project ACT (Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales) on Francophone Caribbean theater in translation (English and French) with the company Siyaj and the Martin Segal Theater in New York.
Agrégé and doctor of history, specialist of the French Resistance and the German Occupation, Julien Blanc teaches in Paris at the EHESS (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales).
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A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre, Marie Mercat-Bruns is a lecturer in private law, HDR at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers and co-driver of the Ax Genre, Droit et Discriminations at LISE CNRS . She is also an Associate Professor at the School of Law of Sciences Po, member of the Scientific Committee of Presage / Sciences Po, OFCE. For the School of Law at Sciences Po, she was co-pilot of an interdisciplinary study on the implementation of the principle of non-discrimination (comparison with the Netherlands) for the Ministry of Justice and the Defender of Rights (With researchers from the University of Paris II (CERSA) and CEVIPOF / SciencesPo), which was delivered in June 2016. She was co-rapporteur general for the Thematic Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law in Montevideo November 2016) on "The Implementation and Effectiveness of the Law of Non-Discrimination". Her research, in a comparative perspective, focused essentially on the person in different contexts (end of life, work) and the discriminations that stand out. She is currently starting to write a book, co-written with a magistrate, on the physical and moral persons with the prism of the questions of equality and freedoms. His current questions also consider the scope and limitations of the non-discrimination grid to revisit certain legal categories of private law on an individual and systemic level. His recent work on discrimination in the workplace is in free access (pdf), translated into English: Mercat-Bruns, Marie. Discrimination at work: Comparing European, French, and American Law. UC Press, 2016. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/luminos.11
Literary and philosophy scholar, Marc Cerisuelo specializes in cinematographic studies, and the history and aesthetics of cinema. He earned his PhD in 1998. Regular collaborator of the Critique and Positive review, lecturer and author, he is at the same time a critic, a historian and a theorist of cinema.
Docteur en cinéma, il enseigne à l’université de Paris VII et à l’Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.
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Normalien et agrégé, il enseigne l’histoire en classes préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles. A publié de nombreux ouvrages sur l’histoire de France et d’Europe.
Julie Doe received a Ph.D. in musicology from Yale University in 2013. She is a scholar of eighteenth-century opera, with particular emphasis on the music, literature, and politics of the French Enlightenment. Her current book project examines the influence of Bourbon court patronage on the development of opéra-comique in the final decades of the ancien régime. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture and The Opera Journal, and has been supported by grants and prizes from the AMS, the Fulbright Program, and the National Opera Association.
Mariusz Kozak joined Columbia University in 2013. His research focuses on the emergence of musical meaning in contemporary art music, the development and cognitive bases of musical experience, and the phenomenology of bodily interactions in musical behavior. In his work, he bridges experimental approaches from embodied cognition with phenomenology and music analysis, in particular using motion-capture technology to study the movements of performers and listeners. His articles have appeared in Music Theory Spectrum and Music Theory Online, among others. He is currently working on a monograph, titled Enacting Musical Time, which examines how listeners' understanding and experience of musical time are shaped by bodily actions and gestures.
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Normalienne, docteur en Art Contemporain et agrégée d’Anglais, elle enseigne à l’université de Paris VII. Elle a été assistante conservatrice au Metropolitan Museum, New York.
Cédric MOREAU de BELLAING
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Associate professor at the École normale supérieure - Paris and a member of the research laboratory LIER (EHESS/CNRS). He graduated from Sciences Po in 1998, and earned a PhD in Political Science in 2006. His teaching and research interests include policing, violence, war and peace from both a sociological and a historical perspective, as well as epistemological matters in the social sciences. He is the author of Force publique. Une sociologie de la discipline policière (2015) and of several articles in French and in English dealing with police institutions, law and order, legal anthropology, and Bruno Latour's actor network theory.
Specialist in FLE - French as a Foreign Language - has taught in various French Alliances in Asia and South America, as well as in various university programs in Paris.
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Docteur en Histoire de l’art. Chercheure associée à l’IPRAUS/ENSAB Paris, spécialiste de l’histoire de l’architecture des XVIIème et XVIIIème siècles. Enseigne l’architecture et l’urbanisme à Paris, de Lutèce à nos jours dans d’autres programmes américains.
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Agrégée de lettres modernes, elle a enseigné à Upenn et à l'Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7. Elle achève une thèse sur les films burlesques et les textes surréalistes en France pendant les années 1920. Elle a été chargée de mission au Ministère de la culture (2014) et chercheuse associée à la Cinémathèque française (2014-2016). Elle a publié dans Critikat.com et dans la revue d'histoire du cinéma 1895.
(Sorbonne - University Paris 1, PhD 2002) has been teaching in the Columbia Undergraduate Program in Paris since 2002. A specialist in the history of women, gender and sexualities in a colonial context especially the Maghreb, she is the author of La prostitution coloniale. Algérie, Tunisie, Maroc, 1830-1962 (Paris, Payot, 2003 and 2009) and Amour interdit. Marginalité, prostitution, colonialisme au Maghreb, 1830-1962 (Paris, Payot, 2012).