What I do

These days, I’m mostly these three things:

FatherTeacherWriter / Blogger

The father part is self-explanatory.

I currently teach English at Kagawa University in Japan.

I’ve been writing online (mostly blogging) for a good part of the past 20 years.

Here is a sample of the things I’ve done:


Setouchi Explorer: Site and blog about the islands of Kagawa Prefecture in Japan. Since 2010.
Ogijima: the French version of the previous site. Since 2010.
The Art of Island Time. Kyoto Journal 86. July 2016. pp 28-42. (online version)
Setouchi Triennale 2016. Get Hiroshima 9. Spring 2016. (online version)
David Billa, Setouchi Explorer. Interview. Eye – Ai Magazine. March 2017, Vol.41 No. 480, pp 34-40.
Ultimate Guide to the Most Popular Japan Art Festival: Setouchi Triennale. GaijinPot. April 2019.


EnglishKagawa UniversityTakamatsu, Japan (since 2016)
Private language schoolsTakamatsu, Japan (2011-2016)
Paris, France (2005-2008)
FrenchUniversity of Florida – Paris Research CenterParis, France (2008-2010)
Private language schoolParis, France (2005-2008)
University of FloridaGainesville, Florida (2000-2005)
West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, West Virginia (1998-2000)


English to FrenchDerridaDocumentary film by Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering Kofman. 2002
Parrot TheoryCatalogue of art exhibit by Sergio Vega. Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris. 2009
Jacques Henri Lartigue: A Boy, A Camera, An EraCatalogue of photo exhibit at the Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida. 2004
Buried in the BackyardDocumentary film by Monica Bigler. 2004
“Movement (R)evolution Dialogues: Contemporary Performance in and of Africa”Documentation for Conference at University of Florida. 2004


Master’s in French and TESOL
(teaching English as a second or other language)
West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, USA
Bachelor’s in English
(Language, Literatures, and Civilizations)
Université de Toulouse – Le MirailToulouse, France
BTS in Computer DatabaseLycée Gustave EiffelBordeaux, France
PhD in French Literature
Uncompleted (“ABD”)
University of FloridaGainesville, USA