Department Chair

James Austin, Associate Professor of French, Chair of the French Department

James Austin

Associate Professor of French, Chair of the French Department

Proust • French film


Faculty

Ramla Bedoui , Visiting Assistant Professor, Research Affiliate

Ramla Bedoui

Visiting Assistant Professor, Research Affiliate

Baudelaire Mallarmé, Nineteenth Century France, Poetry, History, Memory, History of art, Revolution and shaping of the nation • French theory • Colonialism, postcolonialism, Maghreb/North Africa and Orientalism, Arab Spring and Revolutions • Minorities in North Africa and France: Slavery and Race in France and North Africa, Native North African/Amazighe/Berber, religious minorities, LGBTQ+ Feminism in France and in the francophone and Arab-speaking spaces, African Studies


Ronan Y. Chalmin

Senior Lecturer of French

Eighteenth-century literature, philosophy and science • The French and Atlantic revolutions • Second-Language Acquisition

Robyn Pront, Visiting Assistant Professor in French

Robyn Pront

Visiting Assistant Professor in French

20th-century French literature and history, especially representations of war



Staff

 , Academic Department Assistant

Stacey Lion-Gardiner

Academic Department Assistant


Catherine J. Spencer, Elizabeth S. Kruidenier ’48 Professor Emeritus of French

Catherine J. Spencer

Elizabeth S. Kruidenier ’48 Professor Emeritus of French

17th century French literature • French cinema • Theory (structuralism & Post); Gay and Lesbian/Queer theory • "Bande dessinee" - Franco-Belgian comics