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About Martine Wagner


Dr. Martine Wagner received a Doctorate in Language (linguistics) from the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne and a PhD in French with a certificate in Gender Studies and a concentration in linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002  (summa cum laude) . She received a Master’s from the Sorbonne (summa cum laude) and a B.A. from the University of Paris X-Nanterre (cum laude). In 1995, she received the Agrégation in French Modern Literature, a prestigious French title, and the CAPES. She is a native speaker of French and Portuguese, and also studied Spanish, German, and Latin.  She conducts research on contemporary French literature, Francophone literature, and linguistics applied to literature (i.e. cognitive linguistics). Her publications appeared in Expressions Maghrébines, L’Esprit Créateur, Nouvelles Etudes Francophones, The French Review, Women in French Studies, among others.  Recent book chapters appeared in Hexagonal Variations: Diversity, Plurality, and Reinvention in Contemporary France (2011), Perennial Empires: Postcolonial, Transnational, and Literary Perspectives (2011), Enjeux identitaires dans l’imaginaire francophone (2013) among othersShe also published the book Les écrivaines francophones en liberté: Farida Belghoul, Maryse Condé, Assia Djebar, Calixthe Beyala. Hybridité identitaire et métaphores cognitives (Preface by Michel Laronde, Paris: L’Harmattan, 2007). She is currently conducting research on foreign resisters in France during World War II, French female travel writing and the Portuguese dictatorship (Simone de Beauvoir and Christine Garnier), and on disability representations in Migrant Writing in France. She is also writing a book on Portuguese immigrant writing and film in France. In Spring 2016, Dr. Wagner received a USF World Faculty Award for Global Achievement for “Outstanding Contributions  to USF’s mission to ensure student success in a global environment.” In Spring 16, she also received a Chancellors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching and a College of Arts and Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Positions

Present Associate Professor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
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Honors and Awards

  • USF World Faculty Award for Global Achievement
  • Chancellors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • College of Arts and Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Education

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Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley ‐ French
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Doctorat, Universite de Paris IV-Sorbonne ‐ French
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D.E.A. (M.A.), Universite de Paris IV - Sorbonne ‐ French
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Licence (B.A.), Universite de Paris IV Sorbonne ‐ French
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Licence (B.A.), Universite de Paris IV - Sorbonne ‐ Portuguese
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Contact Information

Office: Davis 204.
Phone: 727-873-4962

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Peer Reviewed Articles (10)

Books and Book Chapters (5)

Book Reviews (11)