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Department Head

Bénédicte Monicat

  • Interim Head Fall 2019
  • Professor of French and Women's Studies
  • Fields: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers, Travel Narratives, Children's Literature, Scientific vulgarization, Feminist Theory

Willa Z. Silverman

  • Malvin E. and Lea P. Bank Professor of French and Jewish Studies
  • Head, Department of French and Francophone Studies
  • Fields: French society, culture and politics, 1870-1914; Belle Époque; Art Nouveau; history of the book/print culture studies; France and the Holocaust; history of Jews in modern France.