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ERICK FALC'HER-POYROUX

 

  Born January 13th 1964, in Nantes.

  Nationality : French

  2 children (1997, 1998).

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                                                           PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

since 2005 - Senior Lecturer (Maître de Conférences) in English, and Head of the Language Department Ecole Polytechnique de l'Université de Nantes, France (also Head of the International Office from 2009 to 2012).

- Since 2005 - Member of CRINI (Centre de Recherche sur les Identités Nationales et l’Interculturalité). Center for Reserarch on National identities and Interculturality

- Since 2014 Jury member of the Agrégation interne  (highest national teaching degree & title) .

Jury member of the CAPES (national teaching degree) 2001-2004 + 2013-2014. Member & coordinator of the audio commission.

- Chairman of the Examination Board for the Baccalauréat, Academy of Nantes 2015. 

- 1997 - 2005 : Senior Lecturer (Maître de Conférences) in English, Applied Languages Dpt (LEA) , University Rennes 2, France. Member and secretary of the Centre of Irish Studies. Coordinator for New Technologies.

- 1993 - 1996 : PhD Doctoral Thesis, “Ireland's Musical Identity”, University Rennes 2, France, "with Highest Honors and unanimous congratulations from the Jury ", PhD tutor: Jean Brihault.

 

- 1989-1997 : Secondary school teacher  of English : Lycée de l’Europe, Dunkerque, Nord, France; Lycée Guy Moquet, Châteaubriant, Loire-Atlantique, France,

- 1988-1989 : Trainee Teacher of English, Collège du Verger, Auray, Morbihan, France

- 1985 - 1986 : Assistant Teacher of French, Miltown Secondary School, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

 

                                                                                                 STUDIES

 

1992 - 1993 : Master's Degree second part (DEA) in Irish Studies, University Lille III : “Aspects et Valeurs de La Musique Traditionnelle en Irlande : Etude de Cas dans le Kerry ”, with Highest Honors and Congratulations from the Jury  (tutors: Bernard Escarbelt & Catherine Maignant).

1991 - 1992 : Master's Degree first part (Maîtrise) in Irish Studies, University Lille III : “ Study and translation into French of "The Irish" by Seán O'Faolain”, with distinction and the jury's congratulations  (tutor: Catherine Maignant).

1982 - 1989 : University Nantes - Degree (Licence) and Teaching Diploma (CAPES), English Department.

 

                                                                   UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES

 

- Consulting missionUniversité Internationale de Rabat, Morocco (December 2008 - January 2009). Partnership UIR - University Nantes.

- Member of the board of SOFEIR (Société Française d'Etudes Irlandaises(French Society for Irish Studies) 2002-2005

- Member of the board of EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres for Irish Studies). 2002-2005

- Technological and Training mission for teachers, University Almaty, Kazakhstan (Feb.-Mar. 1998). TACIS European Project for University Rennes 2.

 

                                                                                              RESEARCH

- "The Irish Famine: a linguistic and cultural disruption" in La grande famine en Irlande, Yann Bévant (ed), Presses Universitaire de Rennes, November 2014.

- "The Irish Famine in Songs", Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, La grande famine en Irlande 1845-1851. Volume 19.2, Anne-Catherine DE BOUVIER, Christophe GILLISEN (eds.), Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, September 2014, pp. 157-172.

Irish music “between tradition and modernity”, Scolaire Staire/History Scholar, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Jan. 2012, pp. 20-28.

- "Irish music re-defined", conference "la musique en Irlande : esthétiques et enjeux", University Caen Basse-Normandie, PUC, 2013.

- "L'Interceltisme musical - génèse d'une naissance", in Les Nations Celtiques et le Monde contemporain, revue Babel-Civilisations, Frédéric Armao (dir.), nov. 2013, pp. 133-152. (In French)

"Identités musicales individuelles et collectives en Irlande", in Made in : identités culturelles et emblèmes nationaux dans un espace marchand international, Emmanuelle Bousquet and Gloria Paganini (eds.), CRINI, Nantes, 2009. (In French)

- "Langues et identités en musique irlandaise", Synergies N°1, April 2008. (In French)

"Naissance d'une industrie musicale en Irlande", Conference Toulouse , Febr. 2002,  Presses Universitaire du Mirail, March 2003. (In French)

"Musique et identité en Irlande du Nord", Conference in Caen, Research Group in Irish Studies, September 2002. (In French)

"La Ligue Gaélique : une épuration culturelle irlandaise ?", SOFEIR Conference, Reims, March 2002, Presses Universitaires de Reims. (In French)

"L'essor d'une musique urbaine en Irlande aux XIXe et XXe siècles", Center for Irish Studies, University Rennes 2, January 2001. (In French)

"Musique et consommation culturelle en Irlande", Rennes 2 Conference, PUR,  January 2000.  (In French)

"Quelques clichés musicaux et celtiques", SOFEIR Conference, PUL, 1997. (In French)

 

                                                                                   PUBLICATIONS

Author : "Irish Dancing", partnership with INA (French TV national archives), 2015 online multimedia panorama, 2015.

(in progress).

Author : "Les Beatles", Idées Reçues, Cavalier Bleu, 2010.

Author : "L'Irlande", Idées Reçues, Cavalier Bleu, 2009 (with Jean Guiffan).

Author : "La musique irlandaise", Coop Breizh, 1995 (with Alain Monnier).

Translator of  "The Irish" by Seán O'Faolain, Coop Breizh,1994.

 

Publications in ArMen (Breton journal of Cultural Studies) : "La danse en Irlande" (Feb. 2003), "Les Chieftains" (Nov. 2000), "Le festival du Fleadh Cheoil" (Sept. 1999).

Article Les musiques celtiques in "Printemps celte", Terre de Brume, Rennes, 1996.

- Programme Director of the Conference "L’Imaginaire Irlandais / Université d’Eté / Festival Interceltique de Lorient", August 1996.

 

  

           _                                                                    TECHNOLOGIES

Producer-sound engineer of a CD of Irish music, Coop Breizh (Réf. CD439), March 1996 (awarded the "Diapason d’Or", By French magazine Diapason, April 1996).

Development and management of websites (personal and professional) since 1996. PhD Thesis and research work available at http://www.falcher-poyroux.fr

- Experiences and training as a Sound Engineer. Digital multitrack Home-studio. Visiting Lecturer for students doing a two-year degree in sound engineering: sound recording, mixing, PA; Lycée Léonard de Vinci, Montaigu (85), France. 1994-1996.

 

                                                NON PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

- DEPUTY MAYOR and City Councillor in Treillières (Loire-Atlantique, 8000 inhabitants), Culture and School Affairs, 2001-2008.

MUSICIAN : guitars, drums and mandola. Ca. 150 concerts (drums).

- WORKPLACE FIRST-AID REPRESENTATIVE since 2008

RADIO : 1981, Radio-Atlantique, Nantes ; 1987-1994, AlterNantes FM, Nantes (co-founder, host & technician); 2007-2008 & 2013-2014, EuradioNantes 

SPORTS : Football, Badminton, Ski...

COLLECTOR : The Beatles.