John Culbert

Sessional Lecturer of French
phone 604 822 4465
location_on Buchanan Tower

Subject Area

Education

M.A., Johns Hopkins
Ph.D., UC Berkele

Research

Interests

  • Modern French literature
  • Travel writing
  • Critical Theory

Current projects

  • Haunts: Spectrality and Modern Memory

Publications

Book

Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French Modernity (University of Nebraska Press, 2010)

Articles and book chapters

“Moroccan Arrivals,” Mediterranean Review, vol.4, no.1 (June 2011)

“Haunting the Métropole,” Formules 14 (Spring 2010)

“The Well and the Web: Phantoms of Community and the Mediatic Public Sphere,” Postmodern Culture 19.2 (January 2009)

“Border-Crossings/Crossing Borders: Paralyses of Travel in Literature and Anthropology,” Western Humanities Review vol. LX, no.2 (Fall 2006)

“On the Trace of the Other: Rachid Boudjedra’s Timimoun,” L’Esprit Créateur
vol. XLIII, no.1 (Spring 2003)

“Slow Progress: Jean Paulhan and Madagascar,” October 83 (Winter 1998)

Fiction

“Rider,” Harvard Review, no. 42 (2012)

“Killjoy,” Wave Composition, Issue 3 (Winter 2011)

“Disclaimed,” ZYZZYVA, vol.26 (Winter 2010)


Awards

  • MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, 2011
  • Research Associate, Critical Theory Institute, UC Irvine, 2009-10
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Borchard Foundation, Missillac, France, 2008

John Culbert

Sessional Lecturer of French
phone 604 822 4465
location_on Buchanan Tower

M.A., Johns Hopkins
Ph.D., UC Berkele

Interests

  • Modern French literature
  • Travel writing
  • Critical Theory

Current projects

  • Haunts: Spectrality and Modern Memory

Book

Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French Modernity (University of Nebraska Press, 2010)

Articles and book chapters

“Moroccan Arrivals,” Mediterranean Review, vol.4, no.1 (June 2011)

“Haunting the Métropole,” Formules 14 (Spring 2010)

“The Well and the Web: Phantoms of Community and the Mediatic Public Sphere,” Postmodern Culture 19.2 (January 2009)

“Border-Crossings/Crossing Borders: Paralyses of Travel in Literature and Anthropology,” Western Humanities Review vol. LX, no.2 (Fall 2006)

“On the Trace of the Other: Rachid Boudjedra’s Timimoun,” L’Esprit Créateur
vol. XLIII, no.1 (Spring 2003)

“Slow Progress: Jean Paulhan and Madagascar,” October 83 (Winter 1998)

Fiction

"Rider," Harvard Review, no. 42 (2012)

“Killjoy,” Wave Composition, Issue 3 (Winter 2011)

“Disclaimed,” ZYZZYVA, vol.26 (Winter 2010)

  • MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, 2011
  • Research Associate, Critical Theory Institute, UC Irvine, 2009-10
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Borchard Foundation, Missillac, France, 2008

John Culbert

Sessional Lecturer of French
phone 604 822 4465
location_on Buchanan Tower

M.A., Johns Hopkins
Ph.D., UC Berkele

Interests

  • Modern French literature
  • Travel writing
  • Critical Theory

Current projects

  • Haunts: Spectrality and Modern Memory

Book

Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French Modernity (University of Nebraska Press, 2010)

Articles and book chapters

“Moroccan Arrivals,” Mediterranean Review, vol.4, no.1 (June 2011)

“Haunting the Métropole,” Formules 14 (Spring 2010)

“The Well and the Web: Phantoms of Community and the Mediatic Public Sphere,” Postmodern Culture 19.2 (January 2009)

“Border-Crossings/Crossing Borders: Paralyses of Travel in Literature and Anthropology,” Western Humanities Review vol. LX, no.2 (Fall 2006)

“On the Trace of the Other: Rachid Boudjedra’s Timimoun,” L’Esprit Créateur
vol. XLIII, no.1 (Spring 2003)

“Slow Progress: Jean Paulhan and Madagascar,” October 83 (Winter 1998)

Fiction

"Rider," Harvard Review, no. 42 (2012)

“Killjoy,” Wave Composition, Issue 3 (Winter 2011)

“Disclaimed,” ZYZZYVA, vol.26 (Winter 2010)

  • MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, 2011
  • Research Associate, Critical Theory Institute, UC Irvine, 2009-10
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Borchard Foundation, Missillac, France, 2008