Michelle Cheyne, PhD

Associate Professor

Foreign Literature & Languages

508-999-8335

508-910-6646

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Liberal Arts 346


Education

2003Rutgers UniversityPhD in French
1992Lumière University Lyon 2MAS in Modern Literature
1991University of PennsylvaniaMA in French

Teaching

  • French Language
  • French Culture
  • French Literature
  • French Poetry

Teaching

Courses

Continuation of FRN 101.

Continuation of FRN 101.

Continuation of FRN 101.

Important works of French literature in translation readings, lectures and discussions in English. No knowledge of the French language is required. Topics will vary; check with instructor listed in COIN for current topic. Past topics have included: Bestsellers vs. Classics in French Literature, Princesses, Harlots, Saints: Women in French Literature, Not All Black and White: Cross-Racial Desire in French Restoration Fiction. Upcoming topics likely to include: Music with Words: French Poetry from the Middle Ages to the Present, World War II in French Film and Literature.

Important works of French literature in translation readings, lectures and discussions in English. No knowledge of the French language is required. Topics will vary; check with instructor listed in COIN for current topic. Past topics have included: Bestsellers vs. Classics in French Literature, Princesses, Harlots, Saints: Women in French Literature, Not All Black and White: Cross-Racial Desire in French Restoration Fiction. Upcoming topics likely to include: Music with Words: French Poetry from the Middle Ages to the Present, World War II in French Film and Literature.

Similar to FRN 481 but with a different topic, including history of the French language.

Similar to FRN 481 but with a different topic, including history of the French language.

Research

Research Interests

  • French Theater and Poetry
  • Human Rights
  • Illicit Trade and Networks
  • European and International Law
  • European Bound Migration

Select publications

Honoré de Balzac, Michelle Cheyne, trans., Michelle Cheyne and Andrew Watts, intro and notes (2014).
Le Nègre
Liverpool Online

René-Charles Guilbert de Pixerécourt, Michelle Cheyne éd. (2013).
Le coffre de fer
Théâtre complet : Mélodrames (1792-1835), 1

Cheyne, Michelle éd. (2012).
Pyracmond, ou les Créoles, opéra-comique de M. de Lacour
Autrement mêmes , 77

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