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Associate Professor of French

Year Joined RCNJ: 1998

Contact Information

Education:

  • Maitrise des Sciences de l’Education, Universit é de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
  • Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies de Litterature Francaise et Comparee, Universit é de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
  • Ph.D., Romance Languages and Literatures (French), University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Courses Offered:

  • All levels of French language and literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Modem Novel in France
  • Existentialism
  • Black Odyssey
  • Post-Modernism (Literature Seminar)

Teaching Interests:

  • 20th century French literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Post-modem writers
  • Classical and Modem Drama.

Research Interests:

  • Contemporary literary figures such as Camus, Ionesco, Duras and Genet

Scholarly Activity:

Articles
  • “Αυτοσχεδια διαβαση: Θεαμα και ηχος οτο L’Impromptu d’Ohio του Beckett.” (Impromptu Passage: Vision and Voice in Beckett’s L’impromptu d’Ohio) Θεατρογραφιες (Theatrographies)14 (2006): 30-35.
Conference Papers
  • “Cinematography of a Death Sentence in J. Genet’s Le Bagne.” Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association: Capitals. New York University, New York, March 20-23, 2014
  • “Return to the Penal Colony.” Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association: Global Positioning Systems, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013.
  • “Genet’s Aporia.”  Languages and Cultures of Conflicts and Atrocities Conference, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, October 11-13, 2012.
  • “Ob-scene bodies: Quatre heures à Chatia”; American Comparative Literature Association Convention; Providence RI; March 29-April 1, 2012
  • “To Escape the World at Last: Prisoner of Love.” International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences – Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gender University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece, 18-22 July, 2006.
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