Valérie Baisnée

Maître de Conférences HDR en Anglais à l'Université de Paris Sud

Valérie Baisnée is currently a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Paris Sud. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her research interests include the personal writings and poetry of twentieth-century women, with a particular focus on New Zealand women writers. She has contributed to several published books and journals on women’s autobiographies and diaries, and she is the author of Gendered Resistance: The Autobiographies of Simone de Beauvoir, Maya Angelou, Janet Frame and Marguerite Duras (1997) and In the Long Corridor of Distance: Space and Place in New Zealand Women’s Autobiographies (2014) both published by Rodopi.

Valérie Baisnée is a member of Paris Nanterre University's FAAAM group.

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International Conference on Women’s Life Writing

organized by Paris Nanterre’s FAAAM group to be held at Paris Nanterre on 28-29 September 201