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Janet  Beizer

Janet Beizer

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (French)
French Section Leader

Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature; Feminist Studies; Narrative Theory; Psychoanalysis and Literature; Cultural Studies;...

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Boylston Hall 508
p: (617) 495-5823
Josiah Blackmore

Josiah Blackmore

Chair of the Department
Nancy Clark Smith Professor of the Language and Literature of Portugal
Portuguese Section Leader

Research Interests: Medieval and Renaissance Portuguese Literature and Culture; Camões; the Maritime Humanities; Lusophone Imperial/Colonial Studies;...

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Boylston Hall 322
p: (617) 495-1931
Jeffrey  Schnapp

Jeffrey Schnapp

Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature; Graduate School of Design
Director of Graduate Studies, Italian Section Leader
Faculty Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society

12th- and 13th-century Romance Literatures with an emphasis on Italy; Trobadour Lyric; 20th-century Italian Architecture and Design; Fascist Culture in Italy.
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Boylston Hall 423
p: (617) 495-2528