Folléa Clémence

Posted on August 29, 2019


Research themes

  • video games and agency
  • video games: aesthetics and politics of immersion
  • (photo)realism in video games
  • Intermediality: connections between video games, cinema, and literature

Current Project

  • participation to the Re-Scale project led by Martine Beugnet for the ACV research group (LARCA)
  • experimentation with new modes of research publication (video essays)


Research Supervision:

  • video games
  • adaptation and intermediality
  • British 19th-century literature

Education and Academic Positions:

  • 2016, Ph.D., Université Paris Diderot. Dissertation Title: ‘Eccentric Dickens: Afterlives of the Dickensien’
  • 2017-present, Lecturer, Université Paris Diderot

Administrative Responsibilities:


  • With Pr. Catherine Bernard (LARCA). “Ubiquitous Visuality: Towards a Pragmatics of Visual Experience.” Media. The French Journal of Media Studies 8, no. 1 (2020). Co-direction of this issue with Catherine Bernard.
  • “Experiencing, Experimenting with, and Performing Visual Narratives. Large- and Small-Scale Stories in AAA Action-Adventure Game Franchises.” InMedia. The French Journal of Media Studies 8, no. 1 (2020).
  • “Videogames’ Specific Forms of Immersion into the Past, Present, and Future: Experiencing Progress in American McGee’s Alice (2000) and Alice: Madness Returns (2011).” Polysèmes 23, Contemporary Victoriana (2020).
  • “Reconstructing the Author for a Wide Audience: Dickens in Doctor Who (2005) and Assassin’s Creed (2015).” Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines 54 (2018).


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