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Dr Angela Kimyongur

Senior Lecturer in French/ Director of Research

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Histories Languages and Cultures

Summary

After her postgraduate research, Dr Kimyong?r taught in the French Department at the University of Lancaster. She came to the University of Hull as Lecturer in French in 1989, becoming Senior Lecturer in 2006. She teaches French language and culture at all undergraduate levels. Dr Kimyong?r has held various administrative roles of responsibility, including as Head of Modern Languages. She is currently Director of Research in the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures.

Undergraduate

French Language Skills 3 and 4 (level 5) France at War (level 6) Paris: Metropolis to Margins (level 6) Ideas and Identities (level 5) Skills for Communicating cultures (level 4) Popular Cultures (level 5) Representations of the Past in European Film (level 6) Dissertation and Extended Research project (level 6) Modern Women Writers

Book Chapter

Criminal engagements: Dominique Manotti and the politics of crime writing

Kimyongür, A. (2017). Criminal engagements: Dominique Manotti and the politics of crime writing. In H. Chadderton, & A. Kimyongür (Eds.), Engagement in 21st Century French and Francophone Culture - Countering Crises, 107-125. University of Wales Press

'Le cycle de Nestor': Patrick Pécherot's rewriting of Léo Malet

Kimyongür, A. 'Le cycle de Nestor': Patrick Pécherot's rewriting of Léo Malet. The University of Hull

Journal Article

Social conflict in the contemporary French roman noir

Kimyongür, A. (2015). Social conflict in the contemporary French roman noir

‘The beast never dies’: Maurice Gouiran and the uses of war memory

Kimyongür, A. (2011). ‘The beast never dies’: Maurice Gouiran and the uses of war memory. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 4(3), 371-381. doi:10.1386/jwcs.4.3.371_1

Dominique Manotti and the roman noir

Kimyongür, A. (2013). Dominique Manotti and the roman noir. Contemporary Women's Writing, 7(3), 235-252. https://doi.org/10.1093/cww/vps012

Research interests

Dr Kimyong?r's main research interests lie in the intersections between literature and politics, in cultural representations of the Second World War, and in contemporary French crime fiction and, more generally, in popular culture.

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Kimyong?r would be pleased to hear from potential postgraduate students in French wishing to research 20th-century French writers and politics, cultural representations of the Second World War, or French crime fiction. Completed PhDs E.A. O'Brien, The Quest for Faith in the Work of Henri Barbusse, 2003. Current PhD supervisors Adam Spencer, Memorials and Memorialisation of the Second World War in South-West France, 2015-18.