University of Minnesota
Department of French & Italian
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612-624-4308


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Faculty

French & Italian Faculty
Winton Chair 2012-2013
Emeritus Faculty
Faculty Associated with the Graduate Program in French Studies


French & Italian Faculty

Name/Contact Degree Interests Spring 2014
Office Hours
Hakim Abderrezak
Associate Professor
abder002@umn.edu
PhD French
Northwestern University
  • 20th- & 21st-Century French & Francophone Studies
    Visual Studies
on leave 2013-2014
Daniel Brewer
Professor
304-E Folwell
dbrewer@umn.edu
PhD French
Johns Hopkins University
Ancien Régime Literature & Culture
Critical Theory
on leave Spring 2014
Mária Minich Brewer
Associate Professor
303-D Folwell
mbrewer@umn.edu
PhD French
Yale University
20th-Century French Literature, Culture, & Theatre on leave 2013-2014
Bruno Chaouat
Professor
314-F Folwell
chaou001@umn.edu
PhD French
Emory University
19th- & 20th-Century French Literature & Thought
Th 10am-12pm,
and by appointment
Juliette Cherbuliez
Associate Professor
309-B Folwell
cherbuli@umn.edu
PhD Comparative Literature & Literary Theory
University of Pennsylvania
17th-Century Literature & Culture
M 4:30-5:30pm,
Th 2-3pm
Schedule online:
bit.ly/1eHOor3
Lorenzo Fabbri
Assistant Professor
304-D Folwell
lfabbri@umn.edu
PhD Italian
Cornell University
Contemporary Italian Studies
Film Theory
Postcolonial Critique
Tu,Th 4-5pm
Susanna Ferlito
Associate Professor
304-G Folwell
ferli001@umn.edu
PhD Comparative Literature
University of California,
Los Angeles
Modern Italian Literature
TBA
Caroline Ferraris-Besso
Visiting Assistant Professor
303-C Folwell
cferrari@umn.edu
PhD French
Cornell University
19th-21st-Century French & Francophone Literature
Visual Studies
M,W 12:15-1:15pm,
and by appointment
Mary Franklin-Brown
Associate Professor
brow2085@umn.edu
PhD Comparative Literature
University of California,
Berkeley
Literature & Culture of Medieval France
French Undergrad Advising

Schedule online

Betsy Kerr
Associate Professor
304-F Folwell
bjkerr@umn.edu
PhD French Linguistics
Indiana University
French Linguistics & Second Language Acquisition
French Advising:
Tu,W 1:30-3:30pm
Schedule online:
z.umn.edu/frenchdus
Susan Noakes
Professor
305-D Folwell
noake001@umn.edu
PhD Comparative Literature
Yale University
Late Medieval & Early Renaissance
French & Italian Literature & culture
Tu 10:30-11:30am,
F 11:15am-12:15pm
Judith Preckshot
Associate Professor
303-F Folwell
preck001@umn.edu
PhD French
University of California,
Irvine
20th-Century French Studies & Francophone Literature
by appointment only
Eileen Sivert
Associate Professor
305-C Folwell
esivert@umn.edu
PhD French
University of California, Riverside
19th-Century French Literature & Québecois Studies
Tu,Th 2:30-3:30pm
 
 
Christophe Wall-Romana
Associate Professor
303-E Folwell
wallr007@umn.edu
PhD French
University of California,
Berkeley
19th- & 20th-Century French Poetry
and Cinema Studies
W 10am-3pm

Winton Chair 2012-2013

Name/Contact Degree Interests
Geraldine Heng
304-E Folwell
gnheng@umn.edu
PhD English
Cornell University
Medieval romance and travel literatures
Literatures and cultures of the Crusades
The global Middle Ages
Feminist, race, postcolonial, and cultural theories

Emeritus Faculty

Name Interests
F.R.P. Akehurst Medieval French & Occitan Language & Literature, Medieval French Law
Peter Lock 19th-Century French Literature
Maria Paganini 20th-Century French Prose
Peter Robinson 19th-Century French Poetry & Culture

Faculty Associated with the Graduate Program in French Studies

Name Department
Gabriela Ilnitchi Currie Musicology
Michael Gaudio Art History
Njeri Githire African American & African Studies
Ron Greene Communications
Jaime Hanneken Spanish & Portuguese
Rembert Hueser German, Scandinavian & Dutch
Trica Keaton American Studies
Institute for Global Studies
Michael Lower History
Patricia Lorcin History
Leslie Morris German, Scandinavian & Dutch
Center for Jewish Studies
John Mowitt Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
Joanna O'Connell Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Kathryn Reyerson History
JB Shank History
Shaden Tageldin Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature