Rabb Graduate Center, 257
DegreesUniversity of Colorado, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, M.A.
University of Tennessee, B.A.
ExpertisePortraiture, word and image studies, seventeenth-century French literature, eighteenth-century French literature, the development of the novel, "formes bre'ves de la prose," women's writing
|FREN||32a||Intermediate French: Conversation|
|FREN||104b||Advanced Language Skills through Culture|
|FREN||105a||France Today: French Conversation|
|FREN||106b||The Art of Composition|
|FREN||146a||Reading Versailles: Portrait, Space and Spectacle under the Sun King|
Awards and Honors
PSC-CUNY research grant for work in Paris (2008)
CUNY William Stewart Travel Award (2006)
College of Staten Island CELT grant (Departmental technology grant) (2006)
PSC-CUNY research grant for work in Oxford and Paris (2006)
University of Colorado: Andrée Kail Dissertation Award (2004)
Rocky Mountain MLA Graduate Student Travel Award (2003)
Beth Leapley Memorial Grant for Research at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (2002)
Gladys Manning Award for Dissertation Research (2002)
Thomas Edwin Devaney Dissertation Fellowship (2002)
University of Colorado at Boulder: Newberry Library Research Grant (2002)
University of Colorado Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award (2000)
University of Colorado Graduate Fellowship (1999)
Summa Cum Laude (1992)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville: Valedictorian/ Top Graduating Senior in the College of Liberal Arts, Humanities (1992)
Theobald, Catherine. "Shifting Pictures of Class, Gender, and Self in Mademoiselle de Montpensier's 'Portrait de Monsieur de Brais'." Women in French Studies (2009): 40. (forthcoming)
Theobald, Catherine. "The Princess and the Paradox: Irreconcilable Images in _La Princesse de Clèves_." Papers on French Seventeenth-Century Literature (2009): 10. (forthcoming)
Theobald, Catherine. "Graphic Descriptions: The Pleasures of Image and Text in _Julie, ou la Nouvelle Héloïse_." Book Illustration in the Long Eighteenth Century: Reconfiguring the Visual Periphery of the Text. Ed. Christina Ionescu. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011. 367-98.
Theobald, Catherine. "The Many Fictions of La Rochefoucauld: Searching for Sitter, Self, and Society in ‘Portrait de M.R.D.’ and the _Maximes_." Papers on French Seventeenth Century Literature. (2005): 399-418. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800. vol. 172 Ed. Thomas J. Schoenberg and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Detroit, New York, San Francisco, New Haven, London: Gale, 2010.
Theobald, Catherine. "From Portrait to Person: Discourses on Representation and Reality in Rousseau's _Julie ou la Nouvelle Héloïse_." The Word and Image in the Long Eighteenth Century: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue. first ed. Ed. Christina Ionescu and Renata Schellenberg. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008. 210-26.
Theobald, Catherine. "Formes Brèves as Linguistic and Social Meditations in _Le Misanthrope_." French Forum 31. 2 (Spring) (2006): 15-34.
Theobald, Catherine. "The Many Fictions of La Rochefoucauld: Searching for Sitter, Self, and Society in `Portrait de M.R.D.¿ and the _Maximes_." Papers on French Seventeenth Century Literature XXXII. 63 (2005): 399-418.
Theobald, Catherine. "The Two Faces of Amérinthe: Literary Portraiture in Mademoiselle de Scudéry's _Clélie_." Seventeenth-Century French Studies 25. (2005): 205-18.
Theobald, Catherine. "Layers of Portraiture in _Manon Lescaut_: Changing Modes of Representation in a Changing Society." French Forum 28. 2 (Spring) (2003): 1-19.