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Graduate Students

French PhD Students

Name Contact Information & Office Hours Specialty
Lizzy Baden  
Rachael Balstad
M Th 5:15-6:15
Sarah Boardman Transgression of boundaries between cultures and Francophone literature, immigration literatures between the Carribean, Canada, Africa, and Europe
Peter Caswell
M Th 5-6
Kathryn Droske French-Canadian and Québécois literature and the epistolary tradition; collections of letters, letters in fiction, and epistolary novels
Alexandre Dubois
W 9-11
19th and 20th century French literature, continental philosophy, Nihilism and Gnosticism, poetry
Rachel Gibson Mediterranean cross-cultural relations and trade as transformers of class, nationality, and identity in medieval Franco-Italian, French, and Italian literature; questions of gender and identity related to depictions of mercantile spaces and literary exchange
Chris Holmes
M 12-2:30 & 4:30-6
The 19th century novel, aesthetics of the realist novel, history of science and psychology, history of literary criticism
Christopher Ice
M Th 5-6; by appt.
Mourning and nostalgia in Francophone migrant literature
Sean Killackey
T W 1-2
Representation of nature in 18th century French literature, garden theory, early modern studies in print culture, second language acquistion
Herman Koutouan Medieval literature; notions of identity, migrancy, and cultures in the postcolonial period; orality, cultural/literary implications, and its ambiguities in both medieval Europe and sub-Saharan African literature
Abraham Lamptey
W 11:15-1:15
Deborah Lee-Ferrand
M F 12:20-1:20
Representation and symbolism of food and food habits in postcolonial Francophone literature, race and gender issues, slave and neo-slave narratives, the African-American vampire as metaphor in speculative fictions
Farrah Mahroug
M 10:05-11:05 & Th 12:20-1:30
Chloe Mais
T Th 8-9
Francophone literature and globalizing subcultures in France
Abou-Bakar Mamah  
Lia Mitchell Speculative fiction and technologized experience in the French Third Republic
Benjamin Obernolte
T 10-11 & W 12:15-1:15
Researching medieval literature
Rachel Payia-Yang
T Th 11-12
Selim Rauer
M 11:30-1:30
Postcolonial literature; postcolonial theory; French and Francophone modern literature; exile and alterity; modern drama; European contemporary theater aesthetics 
Agnès Schaffauser
T Th 9-10; by appt.
Post-colonial literature, Maghrebi and Beur literature
Amgad Serour
T 10-12
Spectatorship and imagination in French 20th century avant-garde cinema and literature
Shiloh Stone
T Th 10-11
Representations of Paris in 18th and 19th century literature
Charlotte Taubel
Death and mourning in 20th and 21st century French literature and film
François Vozel Continental philosophy, Freudo-Lacanian psychoanalysis, modern literature, poetry and theater
Geneviève Young
T 1:20-2:20 & Th 11-12
Medieval French epics, literary interactions between medieval cultures, reception of the medieval in later periods

Visiting Graduate Students from France

Name Contact
Anissa Khamkham
M 11-12 & Th 10-11
Gwennoline Sola
Th 10-12