Clément Génibrèdes

Department of French and Italian


Clément Génibrèdes (he/him) is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of French and Italian. He holds a B.A. in French, an M.A. in Theater, and an M.A. in Comparative Literature from Sorbonne Nouvelle University and École Normale Supérieure. 

Originally from the south of France, Clément worked as an actor and French teacher in Paris before attending Princeton. He is also the co-editor of Écriture de soi-R, an online journal dedicated to autobiographical writings. 

At Princeton, Clément has taught French 101 and has been an active member of L’Avant-Scène, the Department of French and Italian’s French Theater Workshop. He also co-organized, with fellow graduate students, “Taboo,” the seventh Graduate Conference of the Department of French and Italian. 

His research interests include contemporary French and American literature, autobiography, queer theory, and sociology. More specifically, he is interested in the different writings of the queer self. Clément has past and upcoming publications in French Forum and Œuvres & Critiques.