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Stephen Gendzier, Cochairand French and Francophone Area Head
Luis Yglesias, Cochair andSpanish and Italian Area Head
French and Comparative Literature
Enlightenment. Diderot. French-English18th-century crosscurrents. Dada and surrealism.
Jane Hale, French and FrancophoneArea Undergraduate Advising Head
French and comparative literature.Twentieth-century French fiction and drama. Beckett, Queneau.Literature and painting. Francophone literature of Africa andthe Caribbean.
Erica Harth, Advisor toFrench Minors
Seventeenth- and 18th-centuryFrench prose. Cultural studies and comparative literature. Feminismand gender studies.
French romanticism. Michelet.Hugo. Modern French poetry and theory. Baudelaire. Jabès.Bonnefoy. Religion and literature. Translation.
Late Medieval and Renaissancepoetry, prose, and philosophy.
Italian and ComparativeLiterature
Richard Lansing, ComparativeLiterature Area Head and Undergraduate Advising Head, ItalianArea Head and Undergraduate Advising Head
Dante. Italian and EuropeanRenaissance. Courtly tradition. Modern Italian literature.
Spanish and ComparativeLiterature
Latin American literature andculture. Modern period and modern Peninsular literature.
Spanish medieval. Spanish goldenage (16th- and 17th-century) drama, prose, poetry. Cervantes.
Modern Spanish literature.Don Juan. The picaresque. The historical novel. Genre and gender.Literary theory.
Angela María Pérez
Colonial Latin American literature.
Luis Yglesias, Spanish AreaUndergraduate Advising Head
Poetry and narrative: traditional,modern, contemporary. Native American literature. Myth and folklore.
Jay Siskin, Language ProgramCoordinator
Foreign language pedagogy.French and Francophone culture. French and Romance linguistics.
For course offerings and requirementsfor concentration, see Comparative Literature, European CulturalStudies, French, Italian, and Spanish.