Graduate Teaching Assistant in French and Francophone Studies
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-2311
Nicolas Portugal is originally from Lille, France. He received his B.A. in Anglo-American literatures, cultures and languages and M.A. in American literature from the university of Lille 3, France. He is currently working on his PhD comparing the work of Paul Auster and Patrick Modiano under the supervision of Dr. Les Essif. Nicolas has been elected Graduate Representative of the French Section and is also the new editor in chief of Vernacular. He is very involved in the Language Department's activities for students as he helps with the "French Immersion Weekend" and "The International Festival" every year on campus.