Education

  • Doctorat ès Lettres, Geneva Uiversity

Selected Publications

Books

  • Discours de l’errance amoureuse: Une lecture du ‘canzoniere’ de Pontus de Tyard (Paris, Vrin, 1986).
  • Ed., Pontus de Tyard, Solitaire premier, Paris, Classiques Garnier, Forthcoming.

Articles

  • “La déconcertante complexité de Tyard: Prudence et stratégies discursives,” Pontus de Tyard: errances et enracinement. Actes du Colloque international de Bissy-sur-Fley (23–25 septembre 2005). Edited by Kushner, Eva, Haverkamp, Claus-Peter, Rouget, François (Colloques, congrès et conférences sur la Renaissance européenne, 60), Paris, Honoré Champion, 2008: 131-145.
  • “Stratégies de la satire du pétarquisme chez Du Bellay et Ronsard,” in La Satire dans tous ses états: Le “meslange satyricque” à la Renaissance française (Cahiers d’humanisme et Renaissance, 92), éd. Bernd Renner, Librairie Droz, Geneva, 2009: 221-244.
  • “Soupe aux choux et bouquet garni’ : Quand le jardin potager s’invite à la table des grands en France. » Illustrations inconscientes: Écritures de la Renaissance. Mélanges en honneur de Tom Conley, ed. Bernd Renner and Phillip Usher, Paris, Éditions Garnier, 2013 : 375-407.

Reviews

  • “Bartolomeo Scappis’ Opera : The Swan Song of Premodern European Cuisine.” Gastronomica. The Journal of Food and Culture (Fall 2010): 84-87.

Edited Volumes

  • François Rabelais: Critical Assessments, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins, 1995.

Translations

  • Il Cuciniere francioso, François Pierre de La Varenne. A Cura di Jean-Claude Carron (Introduction, Editorial Notes and Co-Translation of Le cuisinier françois, 1651), Edizioni Guido Tommasi, Milan, 2012.

Professional Activities

  • Modern Language Association, Delegate Assembly (2006-2009)
  • Sixteenth Century Society (SCSC): Program Committee Member Member (2009-2012)
  •  Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, Nomination Committee  (2011-2014)
  • Paleography Mellon Fellowship Selection Committee, The Getty Research Institute (2013)
  • Editorial Board, Viator, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA (2008-)
  • International Charles Bovelles Society (IChBS), Advisory Board (2011-)
  • Scientific Director of the newly created American Institute for Levinassian Studies (Los Angeles, 2016), in charge, among other duties, of organizing and moderating an annual series of public lectures on philosophical topics.
  • Recording: “Henri Chopin, ‘Vite’ and ‘Volauvent’,” (reading and recording), Getty Research Institute (GRI), Concrete Poetry: Words and Sounds in Graphic Space, October, March 28 – July 30, 2017.
  • Performance:  Henri Chopin’s ‘Vite” (ca. 2 minutes), “’Paper Pear Paper’: Charting the Course of Concrete Poetry,” The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, April 6, 2017.