Anne Goarzin

Grade
Professeur des universités
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English Department

Campus Villejean Place du recteur Henri Le Moal CS 24307 35043 Rennes cedex

 

Responsibilities

Professor, Irish Literature and Culture Department of English, University of Rennes 2 , CRBC, Breton and Celtic Research Centre, EA 4451

Director of the EIRE GIS: Irish Studies, Networks and Issues, since 2017

Member of the Cultural Council of Brittany, sub-college "Universities and research actors", 2017-20.

President of SOFEIR: French Society for Irish Studies, since 2014

Member of the board of EFACIS (European federation of the centres for Irish Studies), since 2017. Secretary of EFACIS, since 2019.

 

 

 


Pedagogical Duties

Co-supervisor of the Master's degree in Irish Studies, University of Rennes 2

In charge of Agrégation externe d'anglais, English department , 2012-2015.

Supervisor of 1st year tutors, English Department,  2008-11

In charge of Erasmus exchanges with Ireland, English Department, Rennes 2, 2001-15, and since 2018


Administration

Elected member of the Administrative Board (Conseil d'administration), University Rennes 2, 2012-2015.

Elected member of the Administrative Council, School of Languages (UFR Langues), University Rennes 2 2009-2013.

Appointed member of the Administrative Council Conseil, CIREFE, University Rennes 2, 2008-2015.

Elected member of the Elections Committee, University Rennes 2, 2012-2015

Elected member of the Research Board / Commission Recherche, University Rennes 2, 2015-19

Elected member of Bureau de la Commission Recherche, University Rennes 2, 2015-19


Editorial responsibilities

Member of the editorial board of the French Jounal of Irish Studies,  Etudes Irlandaises


 

CV

2006 :  Habilitation à diriger les recherches : « Textes et images en crise : littérature et arts irlandais contemporains » (152 p.). Supervisor: Pr Jean Brihault, University of Rennes 2. Examiners : Pr Liliane Louvel (U. Poitiers) ; Pr Sylvie Mikowski (U. Reims), Pr Wesley Hutchinson (U. Paris 3), Pr. Bernard Escarbelt (U. Lille 3).

1998 : Doctoral degree: « Représentations du même dans les romans de John McGahern » (529 p.)  [« The same but different : the novels of John McGahern]. Examiners : Pr.  J. Brihault (U. Rennes 2, supervisor), Pr. Bernard Escarbelt (U Lille 3), Pr. Liliane Louvel (U Poitiers), Pr. Claude Fierobe (U Reims). Graduated with High Honors.

1994 : D.E.A. (Diplôme d’études approfondies) in Irish Studies: « Figures de l’insularité dans deux romans de John McGahern, Amongst Women et The Leavetaking » (100 p.), [Figures of Insularity in John McGahern’s Amongst Women and The Leavetaking », University of Caen]. , Graduated with High Honors

1993 : Agrégation d’anglais (Literature specialisation) / Teaching degree

1992 : Maîtrise d’anglais/ [Master’s Degree ; Doctoral thesis] : « Laurence Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet » (100 p.), supervised by Pr Michel Renouard, University of Rennes 2. Graduated with High Honors

1991 : Licence d’anglais [Degree in English Studies], University of Rennes 2.

1990 : Sous-admissibilité [came in 1st tier for writtens),  E.N.S. [Ecole Normale Supérieure St Cloud-Fontenay]

1988-90 : [Classe préparatoire for ENS] : Lettres Supérieures et Première Supérieure, Lycée Chateaubriand, Rennes.

 

Research

    Ongoing:

International research project - "The circulation of popular and digital cultures in Ireland", in partnership with IADT Dublin, NUIG Galway (funding Specific Action Rennes 2, CRBC, Reims, Ambassade de France en Irlande, 2017-19)

See Hypotheses.org: Digital Cultural Productions in Ireland

    Closed:

International research project - "TIP: Theory Is Practice" (funding "Specific Action" Rennes 2, CRBC and Research Commission, 2015-17)

1) "Critical Theories in 21st Century Social Sciences and the Humanities : A Cartography" (2016).  TIP: First Worskhop on New Materialism, May 3, 2016, University of Rennes 2

2. "Unsettling The Event in the Arts and the Humanities: New Materialist Approaches". TIP: Second Worskhop on New Materialism, 16 Sept 2016, University of Paris 3- Sorbonne Nouvelle.

3) "What matters? New materialisms and our disciplines", University of Paris 3- Sorbonne Nouvelle, May 2017

4) Closing Worskhop, Rennes 2, MSHB, 2 Dec. 2017

 

 

 PhD Theses 

- ONDA François-Joseph, « Représentations du féminin dans les paysages pré-chrétiens irlandais », University of Rennes 2, viva voce 6 July 2012. Supervisor: A. Goarzin. Examiners: Pr Pierre-Yves Lambert, external examiner (EPHE/ CNRS, Paris), Pr Sylvie Mikowski, external examiner (University of Reims), Pr Gwendal Denis, internal examiner (University of Rennes 2). Très Honorable à l’unanimité.

- DOCHY Amélie. "Cliché, Compassion ou Commerce? Les représentations des Irlandais par le peintre écossais Erskine Nicol (1850 à 1900) », viva voce: 5 Dec 2014, University Toulouse Jean Jaurès. Co-supervisors : Christiane Fioupou, University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès (co-supervisor) ; Pr Anne Goarzin, University Rennes 2 (co-supervisor). Examiners : Pr David Clark, University of de la Corogne (external examiner), Pr Sylvie Mikowski, University of de Reims Champagne Ardenne (external examiner). Très honorable avec les félicitations du jury.

- MAUDET Cécile. « L’autre, l’autrefois et l’ailleurs : poétique de la rupture dans l’œuvre littéraire de Colum McCann», viva voce 4 Dec 2015. Supervisor: A. Goarzin. Examiners  : Pr Sylvie Mikowski (University of Reims Champagne Ardenne), external examiner; Pr Bertrand Cardin (University of Caen) external examiner) ; Pr Sylvie Bauer (Univ Rennes 2), internal examiner), Dr Marie Mianowski, (University of Nantes), external examiner.

COSTECALDE Pierre. « TG4, S4C, BBC Alba, France 3 Breizh, Breizhoweb : les télévisions des régions celtiques face au défi de la mondialisation de l'espace télévisuel » / « TG4, S4C, BBC Alba, France 3 Breizh, Breizhoweb : Celtic Region television in a global landscape. Viva voce : 2017. Co-supervisors : Dr Stefan Moal, CRBC /Breton Dpt and Pr Anne Goarzin, University of Rennes 2

JINDANI Shirin Ingrid, « Forme et sujet dans la poésie de Paul Muldoon »/ Form and Subject in Paul Muldoon’s Poetry." Funded doctoral contract, 2013-2017. Viva voce : 2017. Supervisors: Anne Goarzin / Pr Fran Brearton, Queen's University Belfast.

 

Ongoing PhDs

WILLIAMS Rachel, « Les cultures visuelles de la migration en Irlande depuis 1990 »/ Visual representations of Migration in Ireland since 1990". 2014-. Supervisor: Anne Goarzin

SARROUY Marion, « (Dé)constructions de la virilité, transformation et transfert de la violence en Irlande du Nord »/ Deconstructing virility : the transformation and transferring of violence in Northern Ireland." Funded doctoral contract, 2013-2016. Co-supervisors: Dr Neil Jarman, Institute for Conflict Studies Belfast/ Queen’s University Belfast and Anne Goarzin, University of Rennes 2.

GHORBANI Fahimeh. "Gender through stance-taking : a comparative study of contemporary Irish and Iranian literatures".   2015- . Co-supervisors: Anne Goarzin, Rennes 2 / Pr Pollet Samvelian, PR de linguistics, University of Paris 3 ; UMR 7528 - Mondes iranien et indien.

 

Postdoctorates

    Post-doctoral fellowship supervisor (Sustainable attractiveness strategy, Brittany Region). Dr. Eva Urban (British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. Life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge). Project title "Thinking an intellectual history of Celtic Europe: the philosophy of Enlightenment in theatre (Ireland, Brittany, Scotland, England)". 2017. Funding Doctoral School, University of Rennes 2.     Post-doctoral fellowship supervisor, Sustainable Attractiveness Strategy, Brittany Region: Dr Lisa FizGerald (NUI Galway; Ireland): "Environmental theatre history and literature", 2017-18. Funding Doctoral School, University of Rennes 2

 

Expertise

EXPERT COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technoloy) | External Expert in the remote evaluation of proposals for the Open Call OC-2016-2, spring session 2017.

Expertise in applications for the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) and then IRC (2010, 2011, 2017).

Member of the management committee, COST Action IS1307 "New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on "How Matter Comes to Matter".

 

Scholarly societies

   SOFEIR (Société Française d'Études Irlandaises); SAES (Société des Anglicistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur); AFIS (Association for Franco-Irish Studies); IASIL (International association for the study of Irish Literatures); EFACIS (European association for Irish Studies), ACIS. Digital Humanities working group, MSHB Rennes, since 2017.

 

 PARTICIPATION IN EDITORIAL COMMITTEES and SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES

    Member of the editorial committee of the journal Études Irlandaises, 2008-14 (referent for articles on visual arts) journal classified B by ERIH. Irish Studies on Revues.org     Member of the scientific committee and the reading committee of LISA (Literature, History of Ideas, Images and Societies of the English-speaking World), online journal, http://lisa.revues.org/ (2008-present).     Member of the Scientific Committee of the "Armorican and Atlantic Worlds (MAA)" Cluster, MSH-Bretagne (2012-2017).     Member of the Scientific Committee of the "Art and Creation" Cluster, MSH-Bretagne (2017-)     Member of the Digital Humanities Group, MSHB Rennes, since 2017.

 

ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES - RECENT

    Organisation of the AFIS Rennes symposium, "Outside the Frame, Challenging representations of France and Ireland", 24-25 May 2013, University of Rennes 2.     Co-organisation of the conference "2nd Meetings between Brittany and the English-speaking world" (Theme: Brittany-Ireland), 13-14 June 2014, UBS-Lorient (with Yann Bévant, CRBC Rennes)     Co-organisation of the international symposium "Memoranda to MacNeice", 18-19 Nov. 2016, University of Paris 3 (Maison de la recherche/ Institut du Monde anglophone), with Clíona Ní Riordaín, EA PRISMES, P3.

 

Teaching activities

2012-PRESENT: Full Professor,  Littérature et culture irlandaises, English Department, University of Rennes 2.

2006-2012:  Professor, Littérature et culture irlandaises, English Department, University of Rennes 2.

1998-2007 : Associate Professor, University of Rennes 2.

1994-98 : A.T.E.R [Teaching Assistant], English Department, University of Rennes 2.

1993-94 : Teacher training, I.U. F.M., académie of Caen.

1991-92 : French language teaching assistant, (Maidenhead/Reading, Berkshire). Enrolled in MA in English Studies.

 

 TAUGHT COURSES     L1  : Initiation to Literature • Tutorat     L3 : Irish Contemporary Poetry and Politics : Texts and Contexts •  The Writings of Jonathan Swift, Poetry’s Punk Moment : Lyrical Ballads •  Rhetoric of the Image : Icons for the 21st Century • Image Analysis •     CAPES externe 2009-10 : Epreuve orale en langue étrangère (ELE)     MEF (CM et TD) 2010-13 : Poésie     MEEF (CM et TP) 2013-17 : Méthodologie de l'analyse de dossiers • Méthodologie de la recherche en littérature • Analyse de documents •  Notions  : Voyage initiatique, exil | L'idée de progrès     Master Recherche 1 et 2 :  "Aires anglophones" (2012-présent)         2017-18 : Master 1 • Recherche Aires Anglophones : "The Poetics of Space in Literature and the Arts"         2017-18 : Master 2 • Recherche Aires Anglophones :  "The Visual arts in Ireland : Political stakes and critical challenges in the 21st century"     Agrégation externe (CM): EHP (Epreuve hors programme) ; Littérature : Addison and Steele, Selections from The Tatler and The Spectator ;  James Joyce, Dubliners; Graham Greene The Power and the Glory;  WB Yeats, Selected Poems; Anita Desai, In Custody;  Janet Frame, The Lagoon ;  W. Wordsworth and S.T. Coleridge, Lyrical Ballads ; Hilda Doolittle, Trilogy : Louis MacNeice, The Burning Perch.

Publications

Publications LAST 4 YEARS

ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

GOARZIN A., "Reviewing The Aftermath Project (2013-14) In the Light of Affect Theory", Irish Studies, 1, Spring 2016, pp. 97-111

GOARZIN A., "The Rising Goes Digital: Century Ireland.ie", in Etudes Irlandaises, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017, pp.75-88.

 

EDITED WORKS

GOARZIN, A. (ed.), Outside the Frame: Challenging Representations of France and Ireland, Reimagining Ireland Series, volume 58, London, NY and Oxford, Peter Lang, 2015, 272 p. ISBN 9783035398113.

GOARZIN, A. and NI RIORDAIN, C. (dir.), New Readings of Louis MacNeice, Rennes, PUR, 2018, 250 p. ISBN-10: 275355454889

 

CHAPTERS IN EDITED COLLECTIONS

GOARZIN, A. "Challenging the Virilian Doxa: Of Flow, Speed and Trajectory in Allan Gillis's Poetry", in Goarzin, A.(dir.) Outside the Frame: Challenging Representations of France and Ireland, Reimagining Ireland Series, volume 68, London, NY and Oxford, Peter Lang, 2015, pp. 128-140.

GOARZIN, A., "From Ireland, with Irreverence: The "Fierce Indignation" of J. Swift and P. Durcan", in Agnès Maillot, Jennifer Bruen and Jean-Philippe Imbert (eds.), Non-Violent Resistance: Irreverence in Irish Culture, Studies in Franco-Irish Relations, 2018, pp. 159-170. ISBN 978-1-78707-709-6

GOARZIN A., "The Sky above Us': Paul Butler's Photographic Images of McGahern Country", in Derek Hand and Eamon Maher, Essays on John McGahern: Assessing a literacy legacy, April 2019, 316 p.

 

PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES 

(2016) GOARZIN, A., "Leprechauns, Cute Cats and Tasty Treats: The Circulation of Irish Images in Online Culture". Colloquium The Circulation of Popular Cultures between Ireland and the USA, University of Reims, 16-17 June 2016.

(2017) GOARZIN, A., "New Matters, New Paradigms: The Case for Environmental Humanities", Colloque Art and Environment in Britain, 1700-Today, Université Rennes 2, 2-3 March 2017.

(2017) GOARZIN, A., "Networking and Connections: New Paradigms for Irish Studies: New Materialisms". SOFEIR 2017 Colloquium, "Networks and Connections", University of Caen, 17-18 March 2017.

(2017) GOARZIN, A., "Little Stories, Little Prints: Building an Archive of Feelings for 1916". FAHMA Colloquium - Conflicts of Memory: Arts, History, Commemorations,AM-EA 4335 and CERHIO-UMR 6258, University of Maine, April 6-7, 2017.

(2017) GOARZIN, A., "Testing New Waters: Agency and the Response-ability of Literature", COST Conference - Action COST- IS 1307: Environmental Humanities and New Materialisms: The Ethics of Decolonizing Nature and Culture, 7-9 June 2017, UNESCO, Paris.

(2017) GOARZIN, A., "Matters of Concern; Irish artists in the Arctic". SOFEIR Colloquium: "From Irish Land to Irish Soil: Materiality and Metaphors", 15-16 March 2017, U. de Bourgogne-Dijon.

 

COMMUNICATIONS  AT NATIONAL SYMPOSIA, SEMINARS OR WORKSHOPS

Project 1: Critical theory and new materialism: 4 seminars (Project 2015-17)

Seminar/ Workshop#1 (2016) - Communication: "Critical Theories in 21st Century Social Sciences and the Humanities : A Cartography", May 3, 2016, University of Rennes 2.

Seminar/ Workshop #2 (2016) - Communication: "Unsettling The Event in the Arts and the Humanities: New Materialist Approaches", 16 Sept. 2016, Université Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle, Maison de la Recherche.

Seminar/ Workshop #3 (2017) - Communication: "What Matters? New Materialisms and Our Disciplines", May 18, 2017, University of Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle.

Seminar/ Workshop #4 (2017) - Communication: "New Materialisms and Irish Studies: Conclusions and Outputs", 1 December 2017, Rennes 2, MSH-Bretagne.