Adrien Guyot

Dr. Adrien Guyot
M.A. Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta, 2009.
Ph.D. Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta, 2016.
Sessional Instructor

Email : adrien.guyot@concordia.ab.ca
Office : L280

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Education and Interests:

After pursuing studies in Hypokhâgne and Khâgne and at the University of Lorraine, focusing in particular on Tim Burton’s glorification of deviancy, Adrien Guyot left his native France for the University of Alberta in Canada where his experience abroad led him to develop an altered perspective towards francophone literature and embrace a new exciting academic journey. In 2009, he completed a M.A. in which he examined the notion of monstrosity in the development of Caribbean and Québécois literature. In 2016 he obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta. His dissertation, entitled L’Amérique, un ailleurs partagé (America: A Shared Elsewhere) explored this time around the concept of Americanity, the subversive, postcolonial and symbolic reappropriation of the American continent by the cultural minorities of the Americas. A member of the Canadian Literature Centre, Adrien has been actively participating to conferences and research groups. His current areas of research include heterotopian spaces and dystopian fictions and their contemporary manifestations in American literary and filmmaking production.

For those of you who may know him, it goes without saying that Adrien is truly passionate about teaching. He has been sharing his knowledge at the University of Alberta and Concordia University of Edmonton for eight years. He has trained seven French instructors and is the recipient of the 2011 Graduate Student Teaching Award of the University of Alberta.

Academic Involvement:

Conference organization:

La survivance chez Marie-Célie Agnant, Congress Calgary, May 2016.

Plenary talk, Marie-Célie Agnant, Congress Calgary, May 2016.

Canadian Literature Centre Research Seminar, University of Alberta, April 2015.

Charlie Hebdo and Free Press, University of Alberta, February 2015

MLCS Graduate Student Conference, University of Alberta 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014.

MulticultiCanada Graduate Colloquium,University of Alberta,March 2010.

Conference papers:

L’imaginaire du 11 septembre dans les hétérotopies québécoises. CLC Research Seminar. University of Alberta, March 2016.

Les nouvelles frontières de l’altérité (with Dr. Anne Malena). CLC Research Seminar. University of Alberta, April 2015.

L’Américanité, un ailleurs partagé. French Graduate Student Symposium. University of Alberta, November 2014.

Rêves déchus et traumatismes: L’américanité revisitée par la littérature du XXième siècle. Canadian Literature Centre Research Seminar, University of Alberta, April 2014.

Americanity: The Shared Dream of the Americas? Connections. University of Alberta, March 2014.

Les écritures migrantes et métisses et leur impact sur la notion de texte national au Québec. Discourses: Graduate Student Conference, 2012.

Monstruosité et reformulation de l’identité québécoise, MulticultiCanada Graduate Colloquium, University of Alberta, March 2010.

Tim Burton and the Glorification of Deviancy, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Graduate Colloquium. University of Alberta, March 2009.

Publications:

Guyot, Adrien. “The Shared Dream of the Americas: An Introduction to Americanity”. Multilingual Discourses 1.3 (2015), 91-117.

Guyot, Adrien. “Carrière, Marie. Médée protéiforme”. TranscUlturAl, vol.5.1-2 (2013), 216-218. 

 

 

 

 

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