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Jacques Pothier

Jacques Pothier teaches American literature and American Studies at the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines and Sciences Po St Germain-en-Laye, he is a member of the board of the doctoral school in Humanities and Social Sciences of Université Paris-Saclay.
His research is in Southern Studies, transfer studies and the "Global South". He has published on Southern Literature: William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Ellen Douglas, Cormac McCarthy..., including books on Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor. He is working on the scholarly translation of Faulkner's complete works for La Pléiade. He is a member of the European Southern Studies Forum of the EAAS and a former president of the French Association for American Studies.
He is a member of the advisory committee of the French nation-wide research network Institut des Amériques. <>
He is the acting president of the MICEFA <>, a consortium of most of the universities of the Paris region, promoting cultural and scientific cooperation between France and Anglophone North America.


Books2 documents

  • Jacques Pothier, Alain Geoffroy, François Pitavy. William Faulkner: Oeuvres Romanesques, IV. Gallimard, IV, 2007, William Faulkner: Oeuvres Romanesques, 9782070116577. ⟨halshs-01299684⟩
  • Jacques Pothier. William Faulkner, L'Intrus dans la poussière. in William Faulkner: Oeuvres Romanesques, IV, Gallimard, Pléiade, 2007. Gallimard, IV, 2007, Faulkner, Oeuvres Romanesques, 9782070116577. ⟨hal-01457688⟩

Book sections3 documents

  • Jacques Pothier. Le détour haïtien comme cœur des ténèbres: Absalom, Absalom ! de William Faulkner et Continental Drift de Russell Banks. Nathalie Dessens & Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec. Haïti, Regards Croisés,, pp.185-205, 2007, Recherche-université. ⟨halshs-00769874⟩
  • Jacques Pothier. The Blackness of the Pantaloon: la Noirceur du bouffon: "Pantaloon in Black" de William Faulkner. Marie Liénard-Yeterian, Gérald Préher. Nouvelles du Sud: Hearing Voices, Reading Stories, Editions de l'Ecole Polytechnique, pp.153-159, 2007, 9782730216074. ⟨halshs-00769884⟩
  • Jacques Pothier. France and the American South: Transatlantic Misreadings and Mythmaking. Richard Gray, Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Transatlantic Exchanges: The American South in Europe - Europe in the American South, Vienne (Austria): Österreichischen Akademie des Wissenschaften, pp.335-345, 2007. ⟨halshs-00769880⟩

Directions of work or proceedings1 document

  • Jacques Pothier, Axel Nesme. Elizabeth Bishop: A Poetics of Space. Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, pp.294, 2007, Profils Américains. ⟨halshs-00769860⟩