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

Didem Alkan, Visiting Assistant Professor in French

Didem Alkan

Visiting Assistant Professor in French

Contemporary Francophone Cinema and Literature • Postcolonial Studies • Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies • African Studies & African Diaspora • Film Studies, in particular the representation of violence, trauma, gender, identity, and race


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