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Stephanie O'Hara                                                                                             

Associate Professor of French & Women's and Gender Studies

Ph.D. Duke University
  Study Abroad
    École Normale Supérieure de Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Lyon. Pensionnaire scientifique étranger.
    École Normale Supérieure, Paris. Pensionnaire étranger.
M.A. Duke University
B.A. Wellesley College
  Study Abroad: Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence.

Phone: 508-999-8336
Office: LArts 352
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Dr. O'Hara teaches courses in French and in English, covering language, literature, history, and culture. She has designed such courses as "World War II in French Film and Literature", "Bestsellers vs. Classics," and  "History and Culture of Food in the Francophone World."

Her most recent publication is: Louise Bourgeois, Midwife to the Queen of France: Diverse Observations. Translated by Stephanie O'Hara and edited by Alison Klairmont Lingo. The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Toronto Series, vol. 56. Toronto: Iter Academic Press; Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017.

Additional publications

“La représentation de Louise Bourgeois dans une traduction anglaise du XVIIe siècle: L’histoire de l’obstétrique, la traduction, et le genre.” In Enfanter dans la France d’Ancien Régime, edited by Laetitia Dion, Adeline Gargam, Nathalie Grande, and Marie-Élisabeth Henneau, 127-37. Artois, France: Artois Presses Université, 2017.

• “Poison in French Tragedy and Tragic Stories, 1600-1638.” In French Renaissance and Baroque Drama: Text, Performance, Theory, ed. Michael Meere (Newark, Del.: University of Delaware Press, 2015, 247-265).

• “Translation, Gender, and Early Modern Midwifery: Louise Bourgeois’s Observations diverses and The Compleat Midwife’s Practice.” The New England Journal of History 65.1 (Fall 2008): 28-55.




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