PhD Student in French

Niall Mann

 

M.A. (Spanish Literature)—UBC
M.A. (Philosophy)—Université de Montréal
B.Mus. (Music)—Université de Montréal
B.A. (Philosophy)—Université de Montréal

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • 20th Century French Novel
  • The Relationship between the Human and the Non-Human in Literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Critical, Queer and Literary Theory
  • Psychoanalysis and Trauma Studies

 

PUBLICATIONS

English translation of Keynes et ses Combats by Gilles Dostaler (Keynes and his Battles. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2007).

PRESENTATIONS

Scènes d’une vie conjugale/coloniale : Sur les périls d’un mariage mixte dans Agar d’Albert Memmi.
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention Santa Fe, NM, October 2015

Pathologia Transsexualis: On The Demonology of Drag in The Plays of Michel Tremblay Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention
Vancouver, WA, October 2013

De la tragédie classique au théâtre des opprimés : le cas des Bonnes de Jean Genet
The 5th Bi-Annual FHIS Graduate Student Conference
The University of British Columbia, September 2013

Murdering Das Ding: On Death and Desire in Felisberto Hernández’s Las Hortensias
FHIS French Research Seminar
The University of British Columbia, November 2011

À la recherche du non-temps dans En attendant Godot de Beckett
The 4th Bi-Annual FHIS Graduate Student Conference
The University of British Columbia, September 2011

The Primordial Ego, the Headless Man, and a Doll Named Daisy: Lacanian
Reflections in Felisberto Hernández’s Las Hortensias
The 29th Levy-Wasteney Annual Graduate Symposium
The University of Toronto, April 2009

Communicative Language Teaching: or How Grammar Got a Bad Rap
FHIS Second Language Acquisition Research Cluster
The University of British Columbia, Spring 2008