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Patrick Mensah

Associate Professor, French and Francophone Studies --African Film and Culture

Patrick Mensah, Associate Professor, UMass Amherst

(413) 545-6694

315 Herter Hall

Patrick Mensah holds a PhD Degree in French Studies from Cornell University, and a BA in French and Spanish from the University of Ghana, Legon. 

Research Areas

  • Rousseau and French Enlightenment Studies
  • Critical and Literary Theory
  • French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures
  • African Cinema.

Courses Recently Taught

  • Frenchst 897C: Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Dialectic of the Enlightenment
  • Frenchst 801: Contemporary Critical Theory
  • Frenchst 444: 18th Century Theater and Novel
  • Frenchst 433: French Classicism
  • Frenchst 388: Francophone Civilization Outside France
  • Frenchst 280: Love and Sex in French Culture
  • Frenchst 280 Online »
  • Frenchst 353 Online »