Audrey Calefas-Strebelle Curriculum Vitae

Education
PhD, Stanford University, CA, French, 2012

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, June-August 2005

Masters, Maîtrise d’Histoire, Sorbonne University, Paris, France, French and American History summa cum laude, 1997

BA, Licences d’Histoire et d’Histoire de l’art, Sorbonne University, Paris, France, History and Art History, 1994

Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Mills College, French and Francophone Studies, Department of Languages and Literatures, 2012-present

Lecturer, Notre-Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA, Modern Languages and History Departments, 1999-2012

Lecturer, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Department of French and Italian, Stanford Language Center, Graduate School of Business, 2001-2008

Lecturer, University of California Santa Cruz-extension, CA, 1999-2001

Lecturer, Cañada College, San Mateo, CA, 1999-2000

Professional Experience
2006-present, Stanford University, Research Assistant to the French philosopher and Académicien Michel Serres (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Serres), Fostered and created a philosophical Web Blog: http://www.stanford.edu/~acalefas/serres/

2010-2012, Director, Office of Diversity, Notre Dame de Namur University, CA

July 2010, Archivist, Researcher, Santa Maddalena Foundation, Florence, Italy

1994-1995, History and French Teacher, St. Joseph of Cluny, Pondichery, India

Publications
2013, “Têtes de Turcs et Grands Seigneurs: Pratique de la violence chez les Turcs et dans l’aristocratie françaiseaux XVIe et XVIIe siècles” L’Esprit créateur 55.4 (2013)

2011-present, "En amour sommes-nous des mères?" (Essay on motherhood and love). Manuscript in progress; book contract with Le Pommier Press, collection Les petites pommes du savoir

1990-1994, Four children short stories published in J’aime lire (French children’s journal)

Presentations
November 2013, Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies, UCLA, CA, “Turcs et Grands Seigneurs: Goût du sang et de la violence chez les Turcs et les aristocrates français au XVIIe siècle”

February 2013, Mills College, Oakland CA, “Using "Turkishness" in changing perspectives of homosexuality in the seventeenth century French court.”

November 2012, Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies, Wellesley College, MA, “‘Amours dénaturées’ et autres débauches; l’homosexualité à la cour du Grand Turc”

December 2009, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford, CA, “The representation of the Turk in French literature and History and its effects on the contemporary image of Turkey"

May 2009, Northern California Renaissance Conference, San Jose State University, CA, “The representation of warrior nobles and the image of Ottoman Turks in France after the wars of religion”

April 2009, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford, CA, “The figure of the Grand Seigneur féodal and its relationship to the image of the Turk in French Literature, 1600-1748”, Seminar in Enlightenment and Revolution

June 2008, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford, CA, “The Image of the Turk in French literature and history, 1640-1775,” French Cultural Workshop

May 2006, Graduate Humanities Symposium, Stanford University, CA, “More and Montaigne: Re-establishing Boundaries”

May 1999, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, “The Most Popular French Pioneers in California”

March 1999, History Department, San Francisco State University, CA, “The French Pioneers in the California Gold Rush”

Service

Mills College
Member of the Study abroad committee, 2012-Present

International studies advisor, 2012-Present

LLC (Leaving and Learning community) adviser, 2012-Present

Awards
2009-2010, Stanford Humanities Center Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University, CA

Summer 2008, Graduate Research Opportunity Fund, Stanford University, CA

2004-2009, Department Fellowship, Meredith Anne Lobel Fellowship in French, Stanford University, CA