Antoine Eche



BA (Université de Tours)
MA (Université de Tours)
PhD (Université de Tours)


Office: EA3032
Phone: 403.440.8594


Antoine Eche is an Associate Professor of French.

He obtained his PhD in French Literature from the Université François Rabelais in Tours, France. He also obtained a Maîtrise in Teaching French as a Foreign Language and a Maîtrise in English and American Literatures and Civilizations from the same university.
Antoine has taught courses in French language and literatures at the University of Strathclyde (Scotland), the University of Calgary and the University of Cyprus.

His research focuses on Ancient Régime travel writing from a transdisciplinary perspective and has been published in academic journals and collective books.

He is the editor of Lectures de Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Sélections, mimétismes et controverses (Paris, Le Manuscrit, 2012) and the author of Représentations de l’altérité dans l’Histoire générale des voyages de l’Abbé Prévost (Paris, Le Manuscrit, 2017).

He also published on Francophone travelers in Western Canada, especially in Alberta, in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries and is the cofounder and coeditor of Convergences francophones, a peer-reviewed and open access scholarly journal.

For more information, visit Antoine's blog.