Assistant Professor of French
Philippe Brand joined the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Lewis & Clark in 2011. Born in Paris and raised in the US, he received his Ph.D. in French from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011, with a concentration in contemporary French literature.
Philippe’s research interests range across a variety of topics in twentieth and twenty-first century French and Francophone literature, film, and culture. He is particularly interested in literary innovation, post-apocalyptic fiction and film, immigration and national identity, and issues of social justice. He teaches a range of courses on French language and culture and French and Francophone literature.
Most recently, in June and July 2012 Philippe participated in a Summer Seminar in Paris sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, focusing on twentieth-century French history.
His publications include articles in the French Review, Contemporary French & Francophone Studies, and the Critical Review of Contemporary French Fixxion.
Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder 2011, M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder 2006, B.A. University of Colorado, Boulder 1998