FINCH-RACE Daniel Andrew

Qualifica Assegnista
E-mail daniel.finchrace@unive.it
Sito web www.unive.it/persone/daniel.finchrace (scheda personale)
Struttura Centro Europeo Interuniversitario di Ricerca - European Center for Living Technology
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/eclt
Struttura International Center for the Humanities and Social Change
Sito web struttura: https://hscif.org/venice/
Sede: Ca' Bottacin

Qualifications

2012-15
Trinity College, University of Cambridge
– PhD, French 
> 'Ecocritical Approaches to Charles Baudelaire's Urban Verse, 1857-61'

2011-12
Trinity College, University of Cambridge
– MPhil, European Literature and Culture

2007-11
University of Edinburgh
– MA (Hons), French and Italian

Employment in Higher Education

2020- 
Università Ca' Foscari, Venice
– Research Fellow in Environmental Humanities 
> 'Enviro-Medical Approaches to the Industrial Revolution in France and Italy' 

2018-20 
University of Bristol
– Vice-Chancellor's Fellow in Modern Languages 
> 'Nineteenth-Century French Culture and the Environmental Humanities' 

2018
University of Edinburgh
– Environmental Humanities Visiting Research Fellow 

2017-18 
Durham University
– Teaching Fellow in French

Hatfield College, Durham University
– Assistant Senior Tutor 

2016-17
University of Southampton
– Teaching Fellow in French

Postdoctoral Awards for Research and Engagement

2019             
Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France 
– Schools' Liaison and Outreach Fund 

British Society for Literature and Science
– (with A. Rose) Small Grant 

2018-19         
Arts and Humanities Research Council
– Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership Cohort Development Fund 
– (with V. Gosetti) 'Language Acts and Worldmaking' Small Grants 

2016-19 
Society for French Studies
– Research Support 
– Conference Grant 

Organisation of Conferences and Training

2019 
'Enviro-Medical Approaches to Modern Francophone Culture', University of Bristol 
– 7 speakers (England/Netherlands), keynote (K. Waddington)

2018 
'Nineteenth-Century Poetics of Place', Hatfield College, Durham University 
– 12 speakers (England/Scotland/Wales), keynote (R. St Clair), 2 poets (A. Portugal/M. O'Neill)

'Analysing Poetry', Newcastle University 
– 6 speakers (England/Scotland/Wales), keynote (R. St Clair), poet (A. Portugal), 25 students (England/Ireland)

2015 
'French Ecocriticism/L'Écocritique française', Trinity College, University of Cambridge
– 15 speakers (England/France/Scotland/Spain/USA), 2 keynotes (S. Posthumus/M. Crowley)

2014 
(with J. Barda) 'Textures', Trinity College, University of Cambridge
– 12 speakers (England/France), keynote (D. Evans), poet (A.-J. Chaton)

Widening Participation and Impact beyond Academia

2020 
(with F. Lines) 'Episode Six: Language', Tales in the Anthropocene, 54 minutes
> https://talesintheanthropocene.home.blog/2020/09/16/episode-six-language

2019 
(with V. Gosetti) 'Multilingual Poetry Translation as a Catalyst for Change, Part 2', University of New England, Sydney

(with C. Murphy) 'Stories for FUTURES – European Researchers' Night', SS Great Britain, Bristol

(with G. Shaw) 'Soil Stories', Festival of Nature, Bristol

(with A. Rose) 'Post-16 French Enrichment Day on Environmental and Medical Issues', University of Bristol

(with V. Gosetti and M. Métail) 'Multilingual Poetry Translation as a Catalyst for Change', Bristol Central Library
> https://youtu.be/NNnIkh3O_sw

Invited Talks

2020 
(with R. Biasillo, K. Rigby, and K. Ritson) 'Environmental Humanities and Language(s) – The Anglophone Dilemma', Rachel Carson Center, Munich

'Approches écocritiques pour la France du XIXe siècle', Universität Bremen

'Tra ecocritica ed Environmental Humanities – una prospettiva franco-britannica', Sapienza Università di Roma

2019 
'Feeling Unsustainability in Impressionist Paintings of Parisian Smokestacks', Cardiff University

(with V. Gosetti) 'Le "Ecoregioni" dell'Ottocento francese fra geografia, cultura e tattiche autoesotiste', Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

'Anthropocene An-Aesthetics in Paintings of Paris's Environs around 1875', Cappadocia University, Mustafapaşa

2018 
(with V. Gosetti and C. Margrave) 'Ecoregional Approaches to Francophone Culture', University of Sydney

'Re-Framing Industrial-Era Normandy through Zola's The Bright Side of Life', University of New England, Armidale

'Sensing the Nature of Northern French Smokestacks from the 1860s to the 1880s', New York University 
> https://youtu.be/jMB6TqZyiX4

'Reading Flaubert's Madame Bovary and L'Éducation sentimentale through the Environmental Humanities', Vassar College, Poughkeepsie

2016 
'Perturbations écopoétiques dans "L'Après-midi d'un faune" de Mallarmé', Université d'Angers

'Transitional Tumult in Baudelaire's "Le Crépuscule du soir"', Institute of Modern Languages Research, London

Professional Activities

2020 
University Council of Modern Languages
– Founding Co-Chair of Special Interest Group for Early Career Academics

2019-20 
Society of Dix-Neuviémistes
– Treasurer

Société des Études Romantiques et Dix-neuviémistes
– British Liaison 

University of Bristol
– Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Representative for research staff in modern languages 

2017-20
Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique, Belgium; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
– Reviewer of grant applications 

2016-20
Dix-Neuf; Ecozon@; French Studies; HumanitiesL'Analisi linguistica e letteraria; Nottingham French Studies; Studies in the Novel
– Reviewer of article manuscripts 

2018-19
Liverpool University Press; Peter Lang
– Reviewer of book manuscripts 

Australian Society for French Studies
– Panellist at Postgraduate Days 

2018
University of New England, Armidale
– Reviewer of PhD progress 

Durham University
– Examinations Officer in French 

2016-18
Université d'Angers; Université de Perpignan; Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3
– Reviewer of conference abstracts 

2017
Higher Education Academy
– Fellow (FHEA)

2014-16
Trinity College, University of Cambridge
– Writing Mentor 

2015
Downing College, University of Cambridge
– Admissions Interviewer