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Amherst College

Rosalina de la Carrera 
European Studies

feminist approaches to 18th-century French literature; feminist theory

Leah Hewitt 
Film and Media Studies/Black Studies/European Studies

feminist theory; contemporary women writers in France, West Africa, and the Caribbean; gender questions in French autobiography


Mount Holyoke College

Elissa Gelfand

French and comparative women's studies; French feminist theory; French women writers; prison writers and the literature of marginality 

Christopher Rivers

gender & sexuality in french literature;  femme fatale; prostitution in French novels; French female saints and women’s autobiography


Smith College

Eglal Doss-Quinby 

Medieval women; old french 

Dawn Fulton 

gender and madness in literature of Africa and the Caribbean; the politics of bilingualism in postcolonial novels from Africa and the Americas

Martine Gantrel-Ford

women domestics in France

Janie Vanpee

women and the French Revolution

Helene Visentin 

women writers of the 17th-century



Patrick Mensah 

french feminist critique, women writers