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French PhD Students

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Name Contact Information Specialty
Ray Balstad
403 Folwell Hall
 
feminist studies, women's writing and the bande dessinée
403 Folwell Hall
 
20th and 21st Quebecois and francophone theatre; questions of gender, geopraphy, and exile in identity; feminist theory; queer theory
Cameron Cook
403 Folwell Hall
French hip hop, urban literature
403 Folwell Hall
 
Martyrdom in both religious and social contexts; film and media studies and criticism; and contemporary French & Francophone literature
Chloe Mais Hagen
403 Folwell Hall
 
Francophone literature and globalizing subcultures in France
Chris Holmes
305A Folwell Hall
The 19th century novel, aesthetics of the realist novel, history of science and psychology, history of literary criticism
Christopher Ice
403 Folwell Hall
Mourning and nostalgia in Francophone migrant literature
Sally Kessler
403 Folwell Hall
Kess0056@umn.edu
How language embodies the abnormal body, disease, medical epistemologies;19th century literature
305A Folwell Hall 
Disenchantment & re-enchantment in 18th-century French literature, early modern print culture, second language acquisition and teaching with technology
Jérémy Labbé
403 Folwell Hall
Dandyism; French philosophy; Post-Structuralism; Existentialism; 20th century French Literature; Alternate History
Abraham Lamptey
305A Folwell Hall
Literary and cinematic representations of clandestine migration from Sub-saharan Africa to Europe in the 21st century
Deborah Lee-Ferrand
403 Folwell Hall
 
 20th & 21st century francophone literatures and cultures; food studies; gender and sexuality; cinema; medieval literature
403 Folwell Hall
Postcolonial/Maghrebi literary and cinematic representations of women
Pauline Maison-Dessemme
403 Folwell Hall
Medieval and 19th Century French & English literature; feminist studies; tradition, myth and fascism in post-war France
Ben Obernolte
303A Folwell Hall
Medieval French and Iberian literature, intersections of class and gender, fabliaux, pastourelles, pastorelas, serranillas
 
Arwa Reda
403 Folwell Hall
19th- & 20th-century French literature & thought; Francophone literature; ethics; testimony; detective fiction
Agnès Schaffauser
403 Folwell Hall
Postcolonial literature; Maghrebi literature and film; immigration, migration, and diaspora literature
Amgad Serour
303A Folwell Hall
visual ethics and seeing suffering in French and Francophone films of war, phenomenology of film, film studies, embodied film spectatorship, war films, affect theory, and ethics of mourning
Kirsten Smith
403 Folwell Hall
Multilingualism and transnationalism in film and media; Québécois cinema and history; Franco-Arab film, media, and literature; travel, language, and identity in film and literature
Shiloh Stone
403 Folwell Hall
Representations of Paris in 18th and 19th century literature
Charlotte Taubel
403 Folwell Hall
Death and mourning in 20th and 21st century French literature and film
Fidele Tchoffo Tsasse 403 Folwell Hall
tchof001@umn.edu
 
Jami Watson
403 Folwell Hall
Japonisme, Orientalism, Eastern-Western aesthetic, 19th century to contemporary French literature, explorer narratives