Audrey Brunetaux

Associate Professor of French

Office: Lovejoy 315 [ campus map ]
Box 4650

Phone: 207-859-4664
Fax: 207-859-4405
Mailing Address:
4650 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8846
Brunetaux, Audrey


M.A, Ph.D Michigan State University
B.A., M.A University of Poitiers, France

Areas of Expertise

  • 20th/21st Century French Literature and Culture
  • Contemporary French Cinema
  • Vichy France and the Holocaust
  • Autobiography and Memoirs
  • French Graphic Novels

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
FR120 AParis in French Cinema
FR223 AFrench Theater Workshop
FR231 AAdvanced Grammar and Composition
FR371 AL'ecriture de soi


Her research focuses on 20th-century French literature, culture and cinema with an emphasis on Holocaust narratives and films. Her publications cover a wide range of topics related to Vichy France and the Shoah and have appeared in academic journals such as History & Memory; Holocaust Studies: Journal of Culture & History; French Review; Women in French Studies; French Historical Studies to name a few. Dr. Brunetaux has worked extensively on Holocaust writer/survivor Charlotte Delbo and has co-edited a new volume of essays on "Seeing Charlotte Delbo/Seeing the Shoah", exploring the concept of visuality in Delbo’s texts. She has presented her research at numerous international conferences. Dr. Brunetaux's next research project explores the role of silence in autobiographical film narratives.


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