People in French

Tout est dit, et l’on vient trop tard.

— La Bruyère

Vanessa Brutsche

Graduate Student

  • Office Location: 4310 Dwinelle
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I am a Ph.D. Candidate in French, with a Designated emphasis in Film and Media. I am currently completing my dissertation, The Place of Atrocity: Geographical Imaginaries in Delbo, Duras, and Camus. My interests include 19th-21st century French and Francophone literature, film history and theory, Holocaust and memory studies, and theories of space, place, and geography. I have also published translations of academic and literary texts.