What I do
I facilitate the discovery and understanding of contemporary texts written in the French language by mostly contemporary male and female writers from around the world.
She is the co-editor of a number of publications, including Rebelles et criminelles chez les écrivaines d’expression française [Rebellious and Criminal Women in the Works of French and Francophone Women Writers] and Des Femmes écrivent la guerre [Women Writing Wars]. In collaboration with Elizabeth Hall, Eilene Hoft-March, and Maribel Peñalver Vicea, she also recently edited Cixous Since/Après 2000. She is currently working on a book-length manuscript on Françoise Rey’s erotica.
Outside the classroom, Chevillot is a self-taught quilt-maker. In January 2019, the DU Museum of Anthropology presented the first solo exhibition of her work, Bound by Thread. The exhibit featured a selection of quilts showcasing Chevillot’s focus on mindful creation and instilling new life into old fabrics.
- Ph.D., French Literature, University of Colorado - Boulder
- PACIFIC ANCIENT AND MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION