Maximilien Novak

Teaching Fellow in the Humanities
maxnovak@uchicago.edu
Gates-Blake 234
PhD, History, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 2022; PhD, French Literature, University of Chicago, 2022
Research Interests: History of the press and propaganda in France and Germany (18th-19th), French Revolution and French Empire, Nationalism and cultural history, Romanticism, Musicology, Translation studies, History of Science, Sexuality and Medicine.

Books : - Poésies et traductions oubliées de Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Honoré Champion, 2017.
             - Napoléon et l'Empire des Lettres (under contract with Presses Universitaires de France)

Articles :  -“Les sources archivistiques et historiques du Premier Empire”: Pia Donato, Maria, L’archivio del mondo. Quando Napoleone confisco la storia, Annales. Histoire, Sciences sociales, Cambridge University Press, Volume 74, n°4, September 2019.

               -"Napoléon et l’Empire de l’opinion”, French Cultural Studies, SAGE, Issue 2, May 2021.


Last awards :
               -Hannah Holborn Gray Fellowship, 2021
               -Fondation Napoleon Research Award, 2019

 

Recent Courses in RLL
  • FREN 20300 Language, History, and Culture III (Autumn 2022)
  • FREN 20500 Ecrire En Francais (Winter 2023)
  • FREN/CMLT 22120 Clair de Lune: Etude comparée de la lune dans le Romantisme littéraire et musical (Winter 2023)
  • FREN 24222 Propaganda and Public Opinion, from the French Enlightenment to the Modern Era (Autumn 2022)
Affiliated Departments and Centers: Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality