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Christophe Collard Portrait Christophe Collard with book

Christophe Collard

Professor of Critical Theory, Academic staff


Christophe Collard is a fellow of FIGURA, Centre de recherche sur le texte et l'imaginaire at the Université du Québec à Montréal. He also teaches European literature, critical theory, and contemporary performing arts at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), where he co-founded the Journal for Literary and Intermedial Crossings (JLIC). Previously he has taught at the universities of Antwerp (BE) and Alicante (ES), as well as more recently at Beijing Normal University (CN). Articles of his have appeared among others in Adaptation, New Theatre Quarterly, Performance Research, Performing Arts Journal (PAJ), Literature/Film Quarterly, and Re-Thinking History. He is the author of the monograph Artist on the Make: David Mamet’s Work Across Media and Genres (2012), which was shortlisted for the 2014 Young Scholar Book Award of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE). Currently he is working on a second monograph about self-reflexive theatre.


  • Aesthetics
  • Drama
  • Philosophy
  • Digital Humanities
  • Performing Arts
  • Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Research Methodology
  • Technology
  • Cognition
  • Theatre Studies
  • Cultural Theory
  • Communication
  • Embodied Cognition
  • Teaching Adaptations
  • Postdramatic theatre
  • Language and Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Multimedia
  • Film Adaptation
  • Adaptation
  • Intermediality
  • Adaptation (Literature)
  • American Drama
  • Maritime English
  • New Media
  • Film Studies
  • Digital Media
  • Performance Studies
  • Digital Story Telling
  • Performativity
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • Against the Day
  • Practical Aesthetics
  • Critical Theory
  • English Literature
  • Humanities
  • Visual Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Metatheatre



Building B
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels