French Faculty

Janet  Beizer

Janet Beizer

On Leave (2016-17)
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French)

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature; Feminist Studies; Narrative Theory; Psychoanalysis and Literature; Cultural Studies;… Read more about Janet Beizer

Boylston Hall 508
p: (617) 495-5823
Tom Conley

Tom Conley

Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French) and of Visual and Environmental Studies
French Section Leader

Early Modern French Literature; Film and Media Studies; Intersection of Literature and Graphic Imagination

Academic Degrees:

B.A.,… Read more about Tom Conley

Boylston Hall 509
Sylvaine  Guyot

Sylvaine Guyot

Undergraduate Advisor in French and Francophone Studies
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French)

17th-Century French Literature; Theater and performance practices; Early modern visual culture; History of the body and emotions; Tragedy and the… Read more about Sylvaine Guyot

Boylston Hall 328
p: (617) 495-4250
Alice  Jardine

Alice Jardine

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French) and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

20th and 21st century French and Francophone Literature; Feminist Theory; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Culture, Arts, and Politics

Audio… Read more about Alice Jardine

Boylston Hall G-24
p: (617) 495-7776
Françoise Lionnet

Françoise Lionnet

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French)
and Professor of African and African American Studies

Indian Ocean literary, cultural, and historical studies in relation to Atlantic and Caribbean Studies, colonialism, focus on 18th to 21st century writers.

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Boylston Hall 517
p: (617) 495-1827
Christie  McDonald

Christie McDonald

Smith Professor of French Language and Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature
On Leave (2016-17)

18th- and 20th-Century French Literature; Literary theory and Cultural Studies; Feminism; Questions of Change in Thought

Academic degrees:

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Office Hours: Thursdays 3:15-5, and by appointment.
Boylston Hall 518; Library study: Pusey 201
p: (617) 496-3826
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Kathy Richman

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Lecturer in Romance Languages and Literatures (French)

Office Hours (Spring 2017): 
Tuesdays 12:30-2:30pm
Wednesdays 12:15-1:45pm & 4:15-5:30pm
Thursdays 10:30-1pm & 2-2:45pm
and by appointment

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Boylston Hall 422
p: (617) 495-1929