Melanie Maillot

Dr Melanie Maillot

Lecturer Level B French

School of Humanities

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


My research interests include C20th-21st French and Francophone poetry, women's writing, and language pedagogy.

My current major research project focuses on the meditative potential of poetry, concentrating on French-Egyptian writer Andrée Chedid and Algerian poet Jeanne Benguigui.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Lecturer in French Studies The University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2021 Casual Tutor The University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    French Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Italian Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2021 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2018 Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne France MPhil Sociolinguistics
    2017 Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III France MPhil Comparative Literature
    2015 Université de Strasbourg France BA
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Maillot, M. (2021). La poétique de la menstruation selon Emma Santos et Séverine Daucourt. Women in French Studies, 29(1), 32-45.
    DOI
    2020 Maillot, M. (2020). Réflexion métaphysique en lien aux représentations non-normatives du corps dans les poèmes d’Andrée Chedid et de Jeanne Benguigui. Women in French Studies, 28(1), 59-69.
    DOI
    2020 Maillot, M. (2020). L’univers de la prédation dans La vraie vie d’Adeline Dieudonné: une matérialisation des valeurs socioculturelles constitutives de la pensée spéciste. Zizanie Review, 4(1), 82-101.
    2019 Maillot, M. (2019). Représentations de la mère nature: Une lecture écoféministe de la poésie de Jeanne Benguigui. Australian Journal of French Studies, 56(3), 335-347.
    DOI
    2019 Maillot, M. (2019). La plage comme espace de l’écriture intime dans La vie pieds nus d’Alan Pauls. Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, 29(1), 19-40.
Date Project Funding Body Amount
2022 Uvean ecopoetics: artistic responses to climate change in Wallis and Futuna Research Maintenance Grant 
(University of Adelaide)
$2,000
2022 Pedagogy of creative writing in the language classroom Learning and Teaching Professional Development Grant (University of Adelaide) $2,500
2022

Raining Poetry in Adelaide

Adelaide City Council 
Arts & Cultural Quick Response Grant

$2,000
2019 Raining Poetry in Adelaide Australia Council for the Arts
Literature Board Presentation & Promotion
$2,000
2018 Poetics of Neutrality and the Question of Being in the Poetic Work of Andrée Chedid and Jeanne Benguigui Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (International) $183,000

 

2022 Semester 1:
FREN1002 - French IA
FREN2201 - French IIA

2022 Semester 2:
FREN2202 - French IIB
FREN2204 - Francophone Poetry

 

Previous years:
French IA, IB (2018, 2019, 2020)
French IIISA Language Laboratory (2019)
French for Grape Growers and Wine Makers (2020)
Australia in French literature (2018)
French and Francophone Autobiography (2019)

  • Position: Lecturer Level B French
  • Phone: 83135632
  • Email: melanie.maillot@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Napier, floor 8
  • Org Unit: School of Humanities

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