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Curriculum Vitae: 
Credentials: 
Ph.D. (French) Michigan State University, 1981.
M.A. (French) Michigan State University, 1979.
B.A. (French) Oregon State University, 1976.
Additional Information: 

Joseph Ohmann Krause

 

Professor of French at Oregon State University where he served for twelve years as Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. He is co-editor of the journal Pacifica: Poetry International. With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Oregon Council for the Humanities he has collaborated with Nabil Boudraa on many international projects devoted to North African cultures. He is the author of nine collections of poetry in French. With Nabil Boudraa he co-edited Mosaic: North African Minorities (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007) and two special issues of the Journal of North African Studies. He is associate editor of Sing: Indigenous Poetry of the Americas (University of Arizona Press, 2011). His poetry has appeared in many literary and art journals in North America and Europe. In recent years photography—particularly landscape photography—has become central to his creative work. He is presently completing two collections of original photos and poems, L’entre-deux and Drawing in the Northern Light.

 

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Biography

Professor of French at Oregon State University where he served for twelve years as Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.  He is co-editor of the journal Pacifica: Poetry International.With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Oregon Council for the Humanities he has collaborated with Nabil Boudraa on a number of international projects devoted to North African cultures. He is the author of eight collections of poetry in French. With Nabil Boudraa he co-edited Mosaic: North African Minorities (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007) and is Associate Editor of Sing: Indigenous Poetry of the Americas (University of Arizona Press, 2011).  His poetry has appeared in many literary and art journals in North America and Europe. In recent years photography—particularly landscape photography—has become central to his creative work.  He is presently completing two collections of original photos and poems, La Profondeur de champ and Ut pictura poesis

At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Sch Lang, Culture & Soc
Research/Career Interests: 

Teaching Philosophy and Courses

  • French language (all levels)
  • French Culture and Society
  • Francophone Studies

Research

  • Author of seven collections of poetry in French
  • Co-Editor of the journal To-Topos: Poetry International
  • French cultural history since the Revolution
  • France and the New Europe

Publications

  • Nabil Boudraa and Joseph Krause, Editors. North African Mosaic: A Cultural Re-Appraisal of Ethnic and Religious Minorities (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007).
  • Joseph Ohmann-Krause. Géographies. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2006.
  • Joseph Krause. “Charting Europeanness,” concluding essay in, Engaging Europe: Rethinking a Changing Continent. Gould, Evlyn and George J. Sheridan, Jr., Editors. Lanham: Rowan and Littlefield, 2005: 210-222.
  • Joseph Ohmann-Krause. L’Appauvrissement. Maison de la Poésie d’Amay, collection “L’arbre à paroles,” 2004.
  • Joseph Ohmann-Krause. La Maison-mère. Amay: Maison de la poésie d’Amay, collection “L’arbre à paroles,” 2001.