Areas of expertiseAll levels of French language, literature, and culture; Latin language and literature in translation
PhD,University of Wisconsin-Madison 1988
MA,University of Kansas 1981
BA with Honors,University of Kansas 1976
Associate Professor of French and Latin
August 01, 1993 - present
Assistant Professor of French and Latin
August 01, 1988 - July 01, 1993
Taught all levels of French language, literature, and culture;
Lycée Jean-Jaurès, Corbeil-Essonnes, France
September 01, 1983 - July 01, 1984
Taught English conversation to high-school students
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.
"'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):