In This Section Degrees Funding Research Opportunities How to Apply Courses Meet Our Students Meet Our Students Read about the research that our graduate students are currently conducting. Shiloh Stone PhD candidate Shiloh Stone explains how he brings his background in mining to his study of mining novels in nineteenth-century France. Ben Obernolte See how Ben Obernolte's dissertation examines interactions across gender and class in medieval literature in Old French, Old Occitan, and Old Castillan. Abraham Lamptey Read about PhD candidate Abraham Lamptey's research into the portrayal of clandestine migration in francophone literature and cinema, and his additional interests of refugee… Amgad Serour Read about Amgad Serour's focus of his doctoral work on spectatorship and imagination in French twentieth-century avant-garde cinema and literature. Alexandre Dubois Find out more about Alexandre DuBois's dissertation project on nineteenth-century French poetry and his publications in French studies and game studies. Selim Rauer Explore Selim Rauer's work in Francophone and French postcolonial literature and drama, European postwar theater aesthetics, and French politics. Christopher Ice Learn about Christopher Ice's interdisciplinary studies and his dissertation on contemporary French comedians of immigrant background and their subversion of societal… Geneviève Young Find out about Geneviève Young's research of Old French and Old Occitan epic poetry, and about her accomplishments as a Medievalist while here at the University of Minnesota. Agnès Schaffauser Read about Agnès Schaffauser's research interests in postcolonial literature, Maghrebi literature, gender studies, and psychoanalysis.