Francoise Lavocat#


Michael Huth
Email:francoise.lavocat 'at' univ-paris3.fr
Membership Number:4442
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:flavocat
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://www.univ-paris3.fr/mme-lavocat-francoise-149574.kjsp



Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2012, member of the evaluation committee of the FNRS (National Fund for Scientific Research, Belgium), and member of the scientific board of the European House of Social Sciences and Humanities (MSH)
  • Since 2011 Co-director and from 2013 Director of the Institute of Comparative Research at the University of Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle
  • Since 2011 Professor of Comparative Literature at the University Paris 3-Sorbonne nouvelle
  • Since 2009-2013 director of the international project “Hermes. History and Theories of Interpretations”
  • 2007 president of the committee “Arts and cultures”
  • Since 2000 Director of the Institute of comparative research in early modern period (C.L.A.M.) at Paris 7-Denis Diderot
  • Since2001 Professor of Comparative Literature at the University Paris 7- Denis Diderot
  • Since 2001-2005 first co-director and then director of the international project “Styles and Divisions of Knowledge” (“Styles et partages des savoirs”) 1550-1700
  • Since1999 Associate Professor at the University Paris 7-Denis Diderot
  • Since 1994 Associate Professor at the University Lumière-Lyon II

Fields of Scholarship
  • Fact and fiction
  • Theory of possible worlds
  • Narrative of catastrophes
  • Interpretation and cognitive sciences
  • Demographie of ficional universes (19e s).
  • European literatures and cultures of early modernity
  • Early modern novel

Honours and Awards
  • 1999: Prize of the Academie des Sciences morales et politiques (Prize Adrien Duvant), for the book: "Arcadies Malheureuses, aux origines du roman moderne" (Champion, France 1998).

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