Yolaine Parisot, Director of EUR FRAPP

Yolaine Parisot is a professor at Université Paris-Est Créteil and a specialist in French and English postcolonial literature. She is particularly interested in the relationship between literature, history and biopolitics (Haiti, Caribbean, Africa). Her work in the “Letters, Ideas, Knowledge” laboratory – UR 4395, is devoted to the articulation between the poetics of contemporary fiction and crises of democracy. Director of EUR du Grand-Paris FRAPP, she is also co-responsible for the strategy of “Francophonies and Plurilingualisms” of UPEC. Former President of the International Council of Francophone Studies, she co-directs the “Plurial” collection at Presses Universitaires de Rennes and is a member of the scientific council of the Foundation for the Memory of Slavery.

Vincent Ferré, Vice-director of EUR FRAPP

Vincent Ferré is a professor of General and Comparative Literature at Université Paris Est-Créteil (UPEC), since 2012. He works on the European and American novel of the 20th-21st centuries. He  sees the relation between literature and philosophy in works of Proust, Broch and Dos Passos and at the same time he confirms the presence of the Middle Ages in later centuries (or medievalism), in particular since Proust and J.R.R. Tolkien. Vice-director of EUR FRAPP, he was director of the “Letters, Ideas, Knowledge” laboratory at UPEC, Vice-dean in charge for International Relations at the Faculty of Letters, Languages & Human Sciences. He is also director of collection and translator at the edition Bourgois and Bragelonne. He participated in the organization of several exhibitions, in particular as a curator of “Tolkien: Voyage en Terre du Milieu” (at Bibliothèque nationale de France in 2019-2020). He also creates websites about literature.

Isabelle Léglise

Isabelle Léglise is research director at CNRS within SeDyL (UMR8202-CNRS-INALCO-IRD) and co-director at SeDyL. She is a sociolinguist and she worked on multi / plurilingualism in the fields of education, health and transnational mobility in Guyana, Brazil and Surinam. In Amazonia as in South East Asia (Cambodia), she is particularly interested in the geopolitics of knowledge production, Southern theory and its circulation. She coordinates Fédération F3S (Social Sciences in the South) which associates the Parisian IRD laboratories addressing major issues on a global scale: education, health, migration, urban dynamics, inequalities, work.

Graciela Villanueva

Graciela Villanueva is professor of Hispanic American Literature at UPEC and Vice Director of the IMAGER laboratory. Graduated in Letters at the University of Buenos Aires, she continued her study at Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (DEA – Certificate of Further Education, preparation for the agrégation, PhD and HDR – accreditation to supervise research). Her specialty is Hispanic American literature and especially Argentinian literature. Her publications focus on authors of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries (e.g. Jorge Luis Borges, Juan José Saer and César Aira). She has also written on issues of literary theory, Hispanic linguistics, literary translation, as well as contemporary Hispanic American visual arts, literature and cinema.

Fanny Gallot

Fanny Gallot is a historian at Université Paris Est Créteil. She is a member of the Comparative European History Research Center (CRHEC) and teaches at INSPE. She is the author of “Battle: how worker class revolutionized work and society” (La Découverte, 2015) and co-director of “Proletarians of all countries, who washes your socks? The genre of engagement in the 1968s” with Ludivine Bantigny and Fanny Bugnon (PUR, 2017). Her research focuses on the history of women and gender at work. She treats this subject as an intersectional perspective of feminisms and syndicalism (paying attention to the articulation of class, race and gender dominance). Relating to her teaching, she is also studying gender and ethno-racial discrimination in education and published a manual for teachers “Teaching equality between girls and boys” in collaboration with Gaël Pasquier and Naïma Anka-Idrissi (Dunod, 2019).

Laure Clément-Wilz

Laure Clément-Wilz is professor of Public Law at UPEC, specializing in the European Union and trial law. Her work focuses on the use of the working language and the place of women within the Court of Justice of the European Union. She has published a monograph on “The Court of Justice of the European Union” (LGDJ, 2020) and edited two collective works on “The political role of the CJEU” (Bruylant, 2019) and “Methods and strategies in the European Union” (PUR, 2021). She codirects the Master in European Law and directs the Law Curriculum in Legal Systems. She is member of the Executive Committee at EUR Grand Paris FRAPP.

Sandrine Kablan

Since 2010, Sandrine Kablan has been associate professor accredited to supervise research at the Faculty of Economics and Management of UPEC. She is member of the Council of the research laboratory ERUDITE (Research team specialized on the use of data in connection with Economic Theory). Her research focuses on economic development and in particular on French-speaking countries. She has also managed partnership projects between the Faculty of Economics of UPEC and Universities in Ivory Coast. She is in charge of the ethics and intercultural project management axis at EUR du Grand Paris FRAPP.

Sarah Barrere, administrative manager

Sarah Barrere is administrative manager of EUR FRAPP. Her international graduation has allowed her to work in Canada and Mexico. Being a teacher of law and international relations as well as specialist in international law and geopolitics, she taught at TEC de Monterrey (Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education) in Mexico. She was also in charge for the development of research projects within indigenous communities in partnership with the Organization of American States and Trust for the Americas. At the University of Montreal, she was a teaching and research assistant.

Sofiia Minasian, administrative and education assistant

Sofiia Minasian is administrative and education assistant at EUR FRAPP. Originally from South of Russia, she was an associate professor at the University of Rostov-on-Don. She specializes in 20th century French literature. In 2013, she defended the thesis “Forms of the grotesque in the work of Boris Vian” at the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2017, she became a laureate of the Atlas Program of FMSH in Paris and made research on prisoners of the First World War. She graduated from Université Paris Nanterre with a Master’s degree in Intercultural Management and International Communication. Her objective is to develop lasting international links in the field of teaching and research.

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