Denis Augier, Ph.D.

Denis Augier, Ph.D.Associate Professor,
Graduate Coordinator

Contact

Office:  207 Liberal Arts Building
Phone: 504-280-6924
Email: daugier@uno.edu

Biography

Education Background

  • Ph.D., French Literature, Indiana University Bloomington, October 1997
  • M. A., French Literature, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, August 1992
  • Licence, English, University of Avignon, France, June 1989
  • D.E.U.G, English, University of Avignon, France, June 1988

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, University of New Orleans, 1998-Present
  • Visiting Instructor, Department of Foreign Languages, Indiana State University, 1997-1998
  • Associate Instructor, Department of French and Italian, Indiana University, 1992-1997
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989-1992

Research Interests

  • 16th and 17th century French literature
  • Alchemy and literature from the Middle Ages to the present
  • 17th century opera

Dissertation

Reflets de la science alchimique de la Renaissance à la fin d u XVIIe siècle dans les œuvres de Rabelais, Cyrano de Bergerac, Béroalde de Verville et Clovis Hesteau de Nuysement

Publications

  • "Clovis Hesteau de Nuysement: un certain désird’ immortalité". Essays in French Literature. 2001
  • "L’Or et l’émeraude: sur la signification alchimiqu e de quelques personnages de Notre-Dame de Paris". Romanic Review, vol.89 n.2 (1998) 199-206.
  • "L'Alchimie dans Le Songe de Poliphile". Revue des Langues Romanes, XCIX n.1 (1995) 111-121.
  • "Du laboratoire à l’oratoire: alchimie et christianisme au XVIIe siècle". Submitted to Cahiers du di x-septième siècle
  • "Extravagances temporelles chez Béroalde de Verville et Clovis Hesteau de Nuysement". Submitted to Cahiers du dix-septième siècle.

Conferences

  • "Rêves alchimiques au dix-septième siècle" Society for Interdisciplinary French 17th Century Studies (SE 17). Bloomington, Indiana, November 2-4, 2000.
  • "From the Laboratory to the Oratory: Alchemy and Christianity in Seventeenth Century France." The Foreign Languages Department Faculty Seminar. University of New Orleans, May 3, 2000.
  • "Du laboratoire à l’oratoire: alchimie et christianisme au XVI Ie siècle". Society for Interdisciplinary French 17th Century Studies (SE 17). Lexington, Kentucky, November 11-13, 1999.
  • Le Moyen de parvenir: (anti?) roman (alchimique?)". Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, April 1998.
  • "Extravagances temporelles chez Béroalde de Verville et Clovis Hesteau de Nuysement". Society for Interdisciplinary French 17th Century Studies (SE17). New Bern, NC, October 1997.
  • "Cyrano de Bergerac ou le Sel des Philosophes". North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature (NASSCFL). Austin, TX, April 1996.
  • "Des Livres muets pour une rose absente". Graduate Student Organization Colloquium. Indiana University, March 1994.
  • "L'Alchimie dansNotre-Dame de Paris". Graduate Student Organization Colloquium. Indiana University, March 1993.
  • "Quelques stratégies narratives chez Proust et Robb e-Grillet: Carcassonne et ses environs". Graduate Colloquium, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, April 1990.