Alexandre ThiltgesLecturer in French
Office: Draper 430
Office hours Spring 2013: MTWRF 9:55-10:55 and by appointment. Courses Spring 2013: FRE 1401-03, 1402-01, 2310-01, and 3302-02.
Ph.D. (Honors), Sorbonne
M.A. (Honors), Sorbonne University, France
B.A., Nanterre University, France
French literature and civilization, 20th century American literature, Translation, Critical Theory, Language methodology
French language, civilization and literature
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:University of Montpellier, France –2006-2008
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg –2003-2006
Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA – 2001-2003
Alliance Française, Austin, TX – 2000-2001
St Stephen’s School, Austin, TX – 1999-2000
University of Texas, Austin, TX – 1998-1999
Chesterfield high school, England – 1994-1995
PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH:
Bukowski ou les Contes de la Violence Ordinaire. L’Harmattan: Paris, 2006. 320 p.
Kundera Milan, Le Rideau. The French Review, December 2006.
Published in Transfuge magazine:
Jim Harrison (April 2009), Nami Mun (December 2008), Salman Rushdie (October 2008), Nathan Englander (October 2008), Amy Bloom (October 2008), Eric Miles Williamson (October 2008), Richard Ford (September 2008), Michael Connelly (May 2008), Alan Furst (March 2008), William T. Vollmann (September 2007), Louise Erdrich (March 2007), Michael Collins (March 2007), William T. Vollmann (September 2006), Michael Cunningham (January 2006).
Published in Brick Literary Journal:
Thomas McGuane (June 2008)
Annie Proulx, Gary Snyder, Sam Shulberg, Percival Everett, Danzy Senna, Gerald Locklin, Jamie Harrison, David Treuer, Paul Ruffin, Steven Davenport, Eric Puchner, Tobias Wolff, Inger Ash Wolfe, Jim Nisbet, James Crumley, Pinckney Benedict, Laura Benedict, Larry Fondation, Laura Kasischke, Bretton B. Holmes, Dan Fante, Craig Davidson, Danny Barnes, Russel Chatham, Rick Bass, Willy Vlautin, Charles D’Ambrosio, Sara Paretsky, Michael Redhill, Gil Adamson.
ESSAYS PUBLISHED IN TRANSFUGE MAGAZINE:
CJ Box (December 2008), Philippe
Djian (May 2008), Bruce Wagner (May 2008), Denis Johnson (October 2008),
Elizabeth Taylor, XB éditions, Les Images d’une Vie, December 2008.
Clint Eastwood, Transfuge, November 2008.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Transfuge, May 2007.
Woody Allen, Transfuge, December 2007.
Introduction for a book dedicated to the work of Woody Allen: Woody Allen: Les images d'une vie, YB Editions, 2010, 192 pages. ISBN 2355370400
William T. Vollmann, Essay on George Orwell, Transfuge, March 2009.
Eric Miles Williamson, Monthly literary chronicle, Transfuge, September 2008 to July 2009.
Novel: Tim O'Brien, Si je meurs au combat, Paris: 13E Note Edition, January 2011, 254 pages. ISBN 849375952X. (Original title: If I die in a Combat Zone. This is a Vietnam memoir written in 1973 by acclaimed writer and Vietnam Veteran Tim O'Brien. Si je meurs au combat is the first translation of this book into French.
"Friends or Foes? American and
French Intellectuals Living in Exile: The Reception Angle." International
Conference on Social Science Research,
"Individualism, Rebellion and
Transgression: The Legacy of Romanticism in the Work of Charles Bukowski."
International Conference on Romanticism,
"How to Create your Own Study
Abroad Program." Foreign Language Association in
Enemies. A study of Windows of the World by Frederic Beigbeder."
International Business and
Dreamweaver for Beginners.
Faculty Fellow Technology