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Glenda Carl

Associate Professor of French and Latin

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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

Courses: Spring 2014

Fabulous Exemplum
French II
Latin IV
Capstone Seminar

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.

Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:
The practical teaching of language and culture using electronic media and images; life in the Roman empire under Nero; medieval French literature; medieval literature in translation (translated from Latin to a medieval vernacular); history of the French l

I am willing to talk to the media: yes

I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: yes

Can you do interviews in Spanish? no

Other languages you are fluent in: French

Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):

Contact Details:
(512) 863-1590(office)
Office: Olin 318
carlg@southwestern.edu