Ryan Brown

rdbrown5@uchicago.edu

Originally from Fresno, CA, Ryan holds BAs with High Honors in French and History from the University of California, Berkeley. One of his undergraduate theses received the Mousseau Award for Outstanding Honors Thesis in French. After graduation, he participated in TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) where he worked as an English Language Assistant at a high school in Lorraine.

His research interests include: the relationship between poetics and politics in revolutionary newspapers; the relationship between the individual and the collective in revolutionary discourse; Georges Perec and the Oulipo.