July 4, 2020

Powers Publishes Article on Animal Studies, Secularization Theory and Contemporary Québécois Literature

Professor of French Scott Powers

Professor of French Scott Powers

Professor of French Scott Powers’ essay, published in June 2020 in the journal Québec Studies, and entitled “Secularity, the Animal Other, and the ‘Fragilized’ Text in the works of Jean-François Beauchemin,” draws on secularization theory and animal studies to examine the works of Jean-François Beauchemin as unresolved negotiations between the religious and the secular.

Scott Powers Publishes Article in Studies in Canadian Literature

The journal Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne  published Powers’ essay entitled “Tu n’as pas à te sentir coupable: A Multiversal Approach to Gaétan Soucy’s L’Acquittement” in its Fall 2018 volume.

Powers Publishes Book

Scott Powers’ book Confronting Evil: The Psychology of Secularization in Modern French Literature was published by Purdue University Press.

Scott Powers Presents Paper in Exeter, England

Powers__250Scott Powers, associate professor of French, presented the paper “The Mourning of God and the Ironies of Secularization in Baudelaire’s ‘Le Spleen de Paris'” at the annual Society of Dix-Neuvièmistes Conference at the University of Exeter in England.