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Étienne is a PhD student in French and Francophone Studies at Northwestern University. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Sociology from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), where he wrote a thesis around the notion of boredom in Walter Benjamin’s work. He also received an M.A. in French from Portland State University where he worked on the topic of temporality and anachronism in the work of Pascal Quignard. His current project evolves around the question of prehistoric images in the literary works of Georges Bataille, Pierre Michon, Pascal Quignard and Éric Chevillard. His research interests include 20th and 21st century French literature, phenomenology, semiotics, and contemporary visual culture.
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