Jérémy Labbé (he/him), PhD Candidate
Joined the program in Fall 2018.
In my research I focus on dandyism and how it has been an underlying and durable influence on French philosophy and literature throughout the 20th century, becoming more metaphysical and abstract without ever losing its essentially rebellious and gender-questioning nature.
Aux origines de l’esthétique : le goût de la laideur au seuil de la modernité by Diane Robin (review) in The French Review Vol. 96 December 2022
« Le dandysme de Romain Gary : La promesse de Roman Kacew » in L’Artiste de la vie moderne. Le dandy entre littérature et histoire (Brill) to be published August 31st 2023
“Instagram ‘stories’ and health control in France during COVID: Biopolitique 2.0” presented at the 38th Annual 20th & 21st-Century French & Francophone Studies International Colloquium in March 2021
“Identity and Fascism – Americanity under Lindbergh and Windrip” presented at the World Languages and Literatures Graduate Conference in March 2021
“An Eucharist of the Mundane: Christic Allegory in Joyce’s Ulysses” presented at the Making Space: Literary constructions of identity and community Graduate Conference in April 2021
« L’immensité intérieure du désert - le désert comme espace de (re)construction subjective et identitaire dans l’œuvre de J-M Le Clézio » presented at the 40th Annual 20th and 21st century French and Francophone Studies Colloquium in April 2023
Graduate instructor in the French and Italian Department at the University of Arizona
Graduate instructor in the French and Italian Department at the University of Minnesota
Lecturer in French in the Languages and Literatures Department at East Tennessee State University
CARLA Summer Institute Scholarship Program for UMN P&A Language Instructors and Graduate Students (June 2023)
Organizer and coordinator for the 1st World Languages and Literatures Graduate Conference at the University of Minnesota
Representative for the French & Italian Department at the Council of Graduate Students of the University of Minnesota (AY 2020/21 & 21/22)
Member of the Event Planning Committee of the French & Italian Department at the University of Minnesota (AY 2022/23)