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Gwenthalyn Engélibert

Associate Professor in American Studies
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**Contact** engelibert@univ-brest.fr **Position** Since Sept 2022: Associate Professor in American Studies, University of Western Brittany, Brest 2018-2022: PRCE (Secondary school teacher teaching in a university), UBO, English department 2015-2018: doctoral temporary position (ATER), UBO, English department 2010-2015: secondary school teacher (Le Relecq Kerhuon, Creil) **Recent Publications** (Accepted): Corps productifs, mécaniques de contrôle et puissance du sabotage dans deux nouvelles de Matheson *This paper focuses on short stories that present the future of work as a performance, controlling workers through drugs and hallucinations."* 2022: Le compte à rebours comme mesure du temps dans "The Test" (1954) et "Lemmings" (1958) de R. Matheson *This paper focuses on how individual and collective catastrophes transform the perceptions and measure of time to create a timeline based on the notion of event.* **Recent Communications** 2021: "Corps productifs, mécaniques de contrôle et puissance du sabotage dans les nouvelles de Richard Matheson", Biopower in screen culture (org. by Sylvie Bauer, Rennes 2 and Hélène Machinal, UBO) Rennes 2021: "Le compte à rebours comme mesure du temps dans “The Test” et “Lemmings” de Richard Matheson, Postasposthuman : the Becoming of Humans and their Environment (org. by Sylvie Bauer, Rennes 2, and Hélène Machinal, UBO), Symposium French Association of American Studies 2019: "Dématérialisation dans " C@ptch@" d’A. Damasio", Representing Space and Time in Screen Culture, UBO 2018: “They don’t work as good as people” : Robots and Humans in Richard Matheson’s short stories, International Symposium, Worlding Science Fiction, American Studies Dept, Graz University, Austria **Collective responsibilities** 2020 -- : Elected member of University boards and commissions (Conseil Académique, CFVU) 2018-- : Director of Studies 1st Year students 2022-2023: co-chair English Department 2020-2021: deputy chair English Department **Recent Classes** * American Literature: 1st year (bachelor): Survey class from colonial literature to the end of the 1st World War; 2nd year: *The Grapes of Wrath* (Steinbeck), *Beloved* (Morrison) 3rd year: *The Haunting of Hill House* (Jackson), selected short stories (Matheson), *Parable of the Sower* (Butler), *The Handmaid's Tale* (Atwood) * American History: 1st year: Survey class 3rd year: American history (19th-20th) through photography * Literature: Master seminar on literature and seriality (19th century magazines, fix-up novels...) * Cinema: Master seminar on *Get Out* (Peele), *Edward Scissorhands* (Burton), *The Road* (Hillcoat) **Supervision** Masters theses in American literature including Stephen King, Matheson, Fitzgerald, Shirley Jackson, in British literature on J.R.R. Tolkien, in visual studies including R. Misrach.

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Publications

’Into the world that was theirs and no longer his’: American Hauntings in R. Matheson’s Short Stories

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
American Nightmares, Society for the Study of the American Gothic, Mar 2024, Salem, United States
Conference papers hal-04557547v1

Corps productifs, mécaniques de contrôle et puissance du sabotage dans "When the Waker Sleeps" et "Brother to the Machine" de R. Matheson

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
colloque international "Biopouvoir en culture de l'écran", Sylvie Bauer et Hélène Machinal, Université de Rennes 2, Sep 2021, Rennes, France
Conference papers hal-04353020v1

Le compte à rebours comme mesure du temps dans "The Test" et "Lemmings" de Richard Matheson

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Atelier Postaposthumain : les devenirs de l’humain et de son environnement / Postasposthuman: the Becoming of Humans and their Environment, Congrès de l'AFEA, May 2021, Rennes, France
Conference papers hal-04353061v1

Dématérialisation dans C@ptch@ d'A. Damasio

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Représentation de l'espace-temps en culture de l'écran, UBO, Mar 2019, Brest, France
Conference papers hal-04353079v1

“They don't work as good as people”: Robots and Humans in Richard Matheson's short stories.

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Colloque international "Worlding Science Fiction", Département d'études américaines, Université de Graz, Dec 2018, Autriche, France
Conference papers hal-04353093v1

Le survivant, attribut de l'humanité dans les nouvelles de Richard Matheson

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Séminaires de doctorants HCTI, session « Humanité », HCTI ER42 49, May 2018, Brest, France
Conference papers hal-04353114v1

Science Fiction as Generic Detour

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Journée d'étude "Detour(s)", Étudiants en M2 recherche TIL, Feb 2016, Brest, France
Conference papers hal-04353139v1

Correspondance(s) entre deux sujets de thèse : l'exemple de la fin du monde

Gwenthalyn Engélibert , Claire Le Gall
Séminaire de doctorants HCTI, session « Correspondance(s) », HCTI ER42 49, Jun 2016, Brest, France
Conference papers hal-04353119v1

"Born of Man and Woman" (1950) de Richard Matheson : quelle appartenance générique ?

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Séminaire des doctorants HCTI, session « Appartenance(s) », HCTI EA 4249, Dec 2015, Brest, France
Conference papers hal-04353144v1

Richard Matheson, un écrivain de science-fiction typiquement américain

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Forum des Doctorants, Écoles doctorales AL et SHS - Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Apr 2014, Brest, France
Conference papers hal-04353146v1

"Descent" (1954) de Richard Matheson : quel monde après la bombe ?

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Stella Incognita, Fin du Monde, Fin d’un Monde, Aurélie Villers et Amélie Junqua (dir.) - Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Apr 2012, Beauvais, France
Conference papers hal-04353152v1

Le compte à rebours comme mesure du temps dans "The Test" et "Lemmings" de Richard Matheson

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Otrante : art et littérature fantastiques, 2022, Mutations 3 : Posthumain et écrans, 3 (31)
Journal articles hal-04352968v1

"Je croyais que vous étiez mon ami" – L’amitié dans La Stratégie Ender d’Orson Scott Card : entre manipulation et retournement

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Mobilis in mobile : la revue des cultures populaires, 2022, Hors-série (1)
Journal articles hal-04352986v1

Paradoxes de l'espace-temps, Poétique de la dématérialisation dans "C@ptch@" d’A. Damasio »

Gwenthalyn Engélibert
Otrante : art et littérature fantastiques, 2019, Paradoxes de l'espace-temps
Journal articles hal-04353005v1