Nicolas Russell UWM photoNicolas Russell

Assistant Professor

Office: Curtin Hall 788
Phone: (414) 229-4385
e-mail: russelnc@uwm.edu

Degree:

Ph.D., French Literature, University of Virginia, 2003

Current Research Interests:

  • Collective memory in early modern France
  • French cultural and intellectual history

Recent Publications:

  • Transformations of Memory and Forgetting in Sixteenth-Century France, University of Delaware Press, 2011.
  • “Construction et représentation de la mémoire collective dans les entrées triomphales au xvie siècle,” Renaissance and Reformation 32.2 (Spring 2009) 53-72.
  • French Ceremonial Entries in the Sixteenth Century: Event, Image, Text (co-edited with Hélène Visentin). Toronto: Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies / Essays and Studies, 2007. 275 pp.
  • “The Multilayered Production of Meaning in Sixteenth-Century French Ceremonial Entries,” (co‑authored with Hélène Visentin) in French Ceremonial Entries in the Sixteenth Century: Event, Image, Text. Toronto: Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies / Essays and Studies, 2007. pp. 15-26.
  • “Collective Memory before and after Halbwachs,” The French Review 79.4 (March 2006) 792-804.
  • “Petite histoire de la mémoire,” pts. 1, 2, and 3, Journal des trois théâtres 13 (February 2005) 31-33; 14 (March 2005) 27-29; 16 (September 2005) 27-29.
  • “Steps Toward a Rhetoric of Judgment in Montaigne’s ‘De Democritus et Heraclitus’ (1.50),” Neophilologus 85.2 (April 2001) 177-92.