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Philippe Brand

Associate Professor of French, French Section Head

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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 PhD 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.  

Academic Credentials

PhD University of Colorado, Boulder 2011

M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder 2006

BA University of Colorado, Boulder 1998


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Philippe Brand Associate Professor of French, French Section Head

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