Licence Lettres Modernes, Aix-Marseille Université
Master II Lettres Modernes Spécialité Recherche en littérature française, Aix-Marseille Université
Laëtitia Deleuze is a French teacher and a PhD candidate in French literature in the Department of French Literature, Thought, and Culture at New York University.
Her Master thesis (Aix-Marseille University, 2006) focused on the variations of absence -presence in Proust’s À La Recherche du Temps Perdu.
Since 2008, she has been working as a French teacher in French public schools. During the academic year 2011-2012, she was a graduate teaching assistant in the department of French at the University of Illinois UC. In 2019, she participated as a teacher in the French language
and support program for refugee, asylum seeking and migrant learners, coordinated by the Bureau d'Accueil et d'Accompagnement des Migrants in Paris.
Under the direction of François Noudelmann and Michel Bertrand, her doctoral research questions the notion of événement (as an historical, philosophical and psychological discourses) in the work of the contemporary French writer Laurent Mauvignier. One of the objective of this dissertation is to explore what is at stake in the link that develops between, on the one hand, the traumatic event inspired by historical or fictitious facts and, on the other, how that traumatic event is displayed through a poetic of voice and representation.
She is a member of Frontières, an interdisciplinary research group of young scholars in the
ED 354, Aix-Marseille University.
Teaching and Research Interests
20th and 21st century French language literature, critical and literary theory, psychoanalysis, trauma studies, geopoetics, displacement and exile, visual arts.