Dr. Jean-François Fournier

Language(s) taught

French

Teaching interests

French Language and Literature; Literature & Film; Political and Cultural History of Contemporary France; Crossed Cultural Glances between France, Germany and the US

Research interests

19th Century Fiction and Poetry; Bridges between Literature & Philosophy; Comic Discourses in Literature & Film

Degrees/Certifications

PhD, French (2007) Brown University

MA, French (2003) Brown University

MA, Philosophy (1997) Université de Paris IV-La Sorbonne

BA, Political Science (1995) Sciences Po Aix

Publications/Presentations

Charles Baudelaire, quand le poème rit et sourit. L’Harmattan, August 2011

“La mort au crible de l’humour dans Les morts bizarres de Jean Richepin”, French Forum, 36, 2-3, Spring/Fall 2011

“The scalpel of derision: depictions of doctors in Fin de siècle short fiction”, in Medicine in French Literature, Mellen Press, May 2011

Olaf Bärenfänger, Erwin Tschirner (Eds.)(in press): Selbsteinstufungstests Französisch A1, A2, B1, B2. München/Berlin: Langenscheidt.

Olaf Bärenfänger, Erwin Tschirner (Eds.)(in press): Zertifikatstests Französisch A1, A2, B1, B2. München/Berlin: Langenscheidt.

Personal Website

Jean-François Fournier

Title: Assistant Professor, French
Department: Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2307

Office address
LS Dougherty 210 K