William Marx#


William Marx
Membership Number:6182
Membership type:ORDINARY
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Elected:2022
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Homepage(s):https://www.college-de-france.fr/site/william-marx/index.htm
ORCID:0000-0001-9125-2884
Twitter:https://twitter.com/willimarx
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Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/william-marx-91952989




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2019 - present Professor, Collège de France, chaire Littératures comparées (Comparative Literatures)
  • 2014 - 2015 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany.
  • 2009 - 2019 Professor of Comparative Literature, Université Paris Nanterre, France
  • 2006 - 2009 Professor of French and Comparative Literature, Université d'Orléans, France
  • 2004 - 2006 Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis, France
  • 2001 - 2004 Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
  • 2000 - 2001 Graduate Assistant (Attaché temporaire d'enseignement et de recherche), Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
  • 1997 - 1999 Visiting Lecturer in French Language and Literature, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 1994 - 1997 Research and Teaching Scholar (Chargé de recherches documentaires ), Université Paris-Sorbonne and Bibliothèque nationale de France
  • 1991 - 1992 Instructor in French, Fordham University, United States

Fields of Scholarship
  • French and European literatures
  • Comparative literature and cultural studies
  • Postsymbolism and modernism
  • Ancient Greek and Latin literatures
  • Gender studies
  • Textual criticism (philology, scientific editions of texts)
  • History of cultural and literary canons
  • Aesthetics and history of literary criticism and theory since Antiquity
  • Poetry, drama (Greek tragedy, Japanese Noh)
  • Japanese and Asian literatures and cultures

Honours and Awards
  • 2022 Malcolm Bowie Memorial Lecture, British Comparative Literature Association (UK)
  • 2022 The Oxford Research Center in the Humanities-Princeton University Press Lectures (UK)
  • 2022 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2022 Ernst Robert Curtius Visiting Professorship (Universität Bonn, Germany)
  • 2021 International Francqui Professorship (Belgium)
  • 2018 Best Sellers 2018 in Literary Criticism, Library Journal (for The Hatred of Literature) (USA)
  • 2018 The 80 Best Books of 2018, PopMatters (for The Hatred of Literature) (USA)
  • 2018 Book of the Week, Times Higher Education (for The Hatred of Literature) (UK)
  • 2018 Best Essay, La Cause littéraire (for Un savoir gai) (France)
  • 2016 Shortlist, Paris-Liège Literary Prize (for La Haine de la littérature) (France and Belgium)
  • 2015 Shortlist, Décembre Prize (for La Haine de la littérature) (France)
  • 2014 Fellowship, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Germany)
  • 2012 Final Shortlist, Revue des Deux Mondes Prize (for Le Tombeau d'Œdipe) (France)
  • 2010 Montyon Prize in Literature and Philosophy, Académie française (for Vie du lettré) (France)
  • 2004 Junior Membership, Institut universitaire de France (France)
  • 1983 3rd Prize in Latin Composition, 2nd Award (Accessit) in Translation from Ancient Greek, Concours général (national competition for high school students) (France)

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