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.

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Every fall the department co-hosts the Latin American Film Series. An event open to students, faculty and the public in general. Admission is free. Schedule information of the films is posted on the first week of August.

Contact

DLLC Department Chair 
Dr. James Fogelquist
fogelquistjd@appstate.edu 
520 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3096 

DLLC Assistant Chair
Dr. Catherine Fountain
fountainca@appstate.edu
529 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2308 

DLLC Administrative Assistant
Ms. Cindy Trivette
trivetteca@appstate.edu
521 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3095 

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