FORA.tv Speaker - Jean-Marie Apostolides
Professor Apostolides was educated in France, where he received a doctorate in literature and the social sciences. He taught psychology in Canada for seven years and sociology in France for three years. In 1980 he came to the United States, teaching at Harvard and then Stanford, primarily French classical literature (the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries) and drama. He is interested in avant-garde artistic movements such as dada, surrealism, and situationist international; as well as the theory of image, literary theory, and Francophone literature. He is also a playwright, whose work has been staged in Paris, Montreal, and New York.
Professor Apostolides has served as chair of the Department of French and Italian and as executive editor of the Stanford French Review and the Stanford Literature Review.
12.02.09 | 00:45:32 min
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