Pierre-François PEIRANO

Université de Toulon

Pierre-François Peirano is a Senior Lecturer in English and American Studies at the Université de Toulon, in the Southeast of France. He devoted his doctoral thesis to the study of the various representations inspired by the Lewis and Clark Expedition and his research focuses on the history of North America - more particularly, the United States - in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The history of ideas, the notion of representation and the writing of history are the main themes in his research and he edited, in 2017, the book La construction de l'Ouest américain dans le cinéma hollywoodien, published by Ellipses.