Prof PATRICIA M LORCIN

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: Modern European History, Columbia University, New York.

Specialties

  • Modern France and French imperialism
  • Race and Racial ideology in France and its colonies
  • Western Imperialism, Colonialism, Post-colonial Studies
  • Women and Gender in European colonies
Courses Taught
  • HIST 1032: Europe and the World 1500 to the present
  • HIST 1910W: Boundaries and Spaces of War: France 1870-1962
  • HIST. 1905-003: FOOD, WINE & SPORT IN THE CREATION OF FRENCH IDENTITY
  • HSEM 2037H-001: UNDER FIRE: WAR ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918 HISTORY-LITERATURE-ETHICS
  • HIST 3416 Imperialism and its Critics
  • Hist 3724: Gender, Revolution and War in 20th Century Europe
  • Hist 3731: Citizens and the State in Modern France From the Revolution of 1789 to Post-de Gaulle: 1789-1991
  • HIST 4961 Senior Paper
  • HIST 5540/8540 Violence across the Mediterranean
  • HIST 5540/8540 – FRANCE & ALGERIA 1800 TO THE PRESENT: THE HISTORY OF A FAILED RELATIONSHIP?
  • HIST 5960: Colonialism and Postcolonialism: Theory and Practice
  • HIST 5960: French Imperialism
  • HIST 5960/8960: Western Imperialism
  • HIST 8960: France 1870-2000
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Editor, French Historical Studies: Principal editor of Journal , 2007 - 2011
  • J. Russell Major Book Prize Committee: Chair (2011-2012) , 2010 - 2012

Outreach

  • Interview: Program dedicated to the Freshman Seminar, "Spaces and Boundaries of War“ on France Culture, “La Fabrique de l’Histoire),, July 13, 2007
  • Interviewee: "La Fabrique de l'Histoire", France Culture, May 25, 2007
  • Moderator: Series at the Walker Museum, Minneapolis on “Selling Democracy“, April 6, 2006
  • Panel Participant on French Elections: Minnesota Public Radio (KNOW), May 4, 2007
  • Speaker on French Immigration: Minnesota Humanities Center, February 2007
Publications
  • French Mediterraneans. Transnational and Imperial Histories. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Todd Shepard, University of Nebraska Press, Co-Editor, 2016.
  • Imperial Identities (revised and updated). LORCIN, PATRICIA, University of Nebraska Press, Author, 2014. LinkImage
  • The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its networks. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Routledge, Editor, 2015.
  • Historicizing Colonial Nostalgia: European Women's Narratives of Algeria and Kenya 1900 to the present. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Palgrave/Macmillan, Author, 2012. Image
  • Imperial Identities. LORCIN, PATRICIA, London/New York, I.B. Tauris/St. Martins Press, Author, 1995/1999.
  • Kabyles, Arabs, Franí§ais: identités coloniales. LORCIN, PATRICIA, PULIM, Author, 2005.
  • Algeria and France 1800-2000: Identity, Memory and Nostalgia. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Editor, 2006.
  • Migrances, Diasporas et Transculturalités Francophones. Littératures et cultures d’Afrique, des Caraí¯bes, d’Europe et du Québec. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Hafid Gafaiti, David Troyansky, Harmattan, Co-Editor, 2005.
  • Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Hafid Gafaí¯ti, David G. Troyansky, University of Nebraska Press, Co-Editor, 2009.
  • France and its Spaces of War. Experience, Memory, Image. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Daniel Brewer, Palgrave/Macmillan, Co-Editor, 2009.
  • Special issue of FHS on France and Islam. LORCIN, PATRICIA, Duke University Press, Co-Editor, 2007.
  • Imperialism, Cultural Identity and Race in Colonial Algeria. The role of the Medical Corps: 1830-1870: LORCIN, PATRICIA, ISIS, 90(4) 653-679, 1999.
  • Rome and France in Africa. Recovering Algeria's Latin Past: LORCIN, PATRICIA, French Historical Studies, 25(2) 295-329, 2002.
  • Women, Gender and Nation in colonial novels of inter-war Algeria: LORCIN, PATRICIA, Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques, 28(2) 163-184, 2002.
  • Mediating Gender, Mediating Race: Women writers in colonial Algeria,: LORCIN, PATRICIA, Culture, Theory and Critique, 45(1) 45-61, 2004.
Awards
  • Fulbright-Hayes Faculty Fellowship, 2004
  • William Koren Prize for best article in French History in North America, 2002
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, 1999
  • President's Fellowship Columbia University, 1984