Modern Lang-Lit - French & Classics

Glenda Carl

Associate Professor of French and Latin

Areas of expertise
All levels of French language, literature, and culture; Latin language and literature in translation

Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1988
MA, University of Kansas 1981
BA with Honors, University of Kansas 1976

Positions

Associate Professor of French and Latin
Southwestern University
August 01, 1993 - present

Assistant Professor of French and Latin
Southwestern University
August 01, 1988 - July 01, 1993
Taught all levels of French language, literature, and culture;

Assistante d'anglais
Lycée Jean-Jaurès, Corbeil-Essonnes, France
September 01, 1983 - July 01, 1984
Taught English conversation to high-school students

Teaching Philosophy


Previous Courses

LAT1411301 Latin III

Research

The transmission and translation of classical texts to the Medieval period, especially texts dealing with the Trojan Story; Neronian literature; eighteenth-century French pornography and the anticlerical tradition in French literature; computer-assisted language learning.

Publications

"'Tu cuides que nos seions taus / Come autres femes comunaus': The Sexually-Confident Woman in the Roman de Troie." In Gender Transgressions, ed. Karen J. Taylor. New York and London: Garland, 1998. Pp. 107-27.

Honors & Awards

Global Partners Mini-Grant for study in Quebec City; Mellon Foundation fellowship to write an online Latin workbook; Chief Editor in French, REALIA Project.

Groups & Affiliations

Modern Language Association of America (MLA); Classical Association of the Midwest and South (CAMWS); Americal Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL); Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

Interests

Macintosh computers, cats, genealogy, jewelry-making