Graduate French programs offer opportunities for advanced study in the language and literatures of France and Québec, as well as in African and Caribbean literatures in French.


Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Boccassini, Daniela Italian Verbal and visual arts, mediterranean cultural exchanges
Castonguay-Belanger, Joel The Enlightenment and the French Revolution, History of the book and print culture, Science and literature, Québec literature and culture
Curat, Herve Artistic and Literary Analysis Models, Fundamental Properties of Language, Semantics, Formalism, Syntax, Stylistics, Grammar, Morphology, Grammatical semantics of modern French, linguistic analysis of texts, structural analysis, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jean de La Fontaine, native mythology of the Americas
Frelick, Nancy 16th century literature, theory &criticism, genre studies, women's writing &gender studies, early modern medicine
Gelinas-Lemaire, Vincent Arts, Literature and Subjectivity, French Literature (1945 to the present), Québec and French-Canadian Literature and Culture, Comparative Literature, Spatial Poetics, Visual Culture, Creative Writing
Godfrey, Sima French culture; fashion and French culture; North American reception of French culture; French; teaching French in Canada and U.S.; French literature; European Studies., Fashionability in modern French culture, french culture history, 19th century French poetry, Baudelaire
Lamontagne, Andre Quebecois Literature, Literary Theory, Canadian Studies
Laroussi, Farid Contemporary French studies, Maghreb literature(s) in French and postcolonial studies
Moran, Patrick Arts, Literature and Subjectivity, History of Major Eras, Great Civilisations or Geographical Corpuses, Popular Cultures Produced and Broadcasted by Media, Medieval French Literature, Reader-Response Theory, Genre Theory, Narrative Theory, Material Philology, Comparative Medieval Literature, Arthurian Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Interactive Fiction, Cognitive Poetics, Medieval Narrative Literature, Old French, Medievalism
Onyeoziri-Miller, Gloria Memory, Artistic and Literary Marginality, African and Caribbean Literatures, African and Caribbean Women Writers, Utopian Studies, Memory Studies and Marginalized groups
Rocheleau, Alain-Michel French cinema; French and Quebecois theatre; Anglican Church and Roman Catholic Tradition
Rouget, Christine Corpus lingustics, syntax of spoken French, French grammar, romance comparative linguistics
Testa, Carlo Italian literature, history of cinema, theory/film studies
Winder, William Digital Humanities, Semantics, Lexicology
Zhang, Gaoheng Intercultural and Ethnic Relationships, Cultural Exchanges, Migrations, Populations, Cultural Exchanges, Media and Society, Media Ethics, Media and Democratization, Migration Studies, Mobility Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Gender and Masculinity Studies, Race Theory, Film and Media Studies, Rhetoric and Communication Studies, Cultural Theory, Italian-Chinese relations, Italy's global networks, Modern and contemporary Italian literature and culture