Aline Smeesters-Lelubre

GEMCA's director

Institut des civilisations, arts et lettres
Research Associate FNRS, Neo-Latin Literature

Title of the thesis (Research Fellow FNRS, 2003-2007)
« Aux rives de la lumière : la poésie de la naissance chez les auteurs néo-latins des anciens Pays-Bas entre la fin du XVe siècle et le milieu du XVIIe siècle »
PhD Supervision : Prof. Lambert Isebaert
Claude Backvis Prize from the Royal Academy of Belgium
Jozef IJsewijn Prize for the best first book on a Neo-Latin topic (triennum 2009-2011) from the IANLS
Published in the collection Supplementa Humanistica Lovaniensia (Louvain)

Title of the postdoctoral research project (Postdoctoral researcher FNRS, 2008-2012)
« Study of the celebrations staged by the Jesuits in occasion of princely children's births during the seventeenth century »

Title of the current research project (Research Associate FNRS, since 2012)
« Neo-Latin Poetry, Anthropology and Epistemology (1450-1700) »

Research fields
Neo-Latin, Humanism, XVth-XVIIth centuries, poetry, genethliacs, Jesuit Studies

Educational activities

LFLTR 2150
LGLOR 1410
LGLOR 2171
LGLOR 2531
LGLOR 2204
History of Humanism
Introduction to the Study of Antiquity
Latin Palaeography
Seminar in Latin Literature
Theory and Practice of Literary Translation (applied to Ancient Languages)

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