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Frederic Canovas

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Faculty Head of French and Italian and Assoc Professor, French
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography: 

A native of France where he completed his studies in modern French literature, Frederic Canovas has been teaching French at Arizona State University since 2000. He has taught a wide range of classes, both at the undergraduate and the graduate levels, on French literature and culture of the 19th and 20th centuries, on 17th-century French theater as well as on French film. He is a past recipient of the Zebulon Pearce Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU. He is the author of two books ("L'Écriture rêvée" and "Correspondance André Gide-René Crevel") and the editor of eight volumes on Paul Valéry and various aspects of 17th-century French literature and culture. He is an associate member of the Institut d'histoire des représentations et des idées dans les modernités at the Université de Lyon 2 (CNRS-UMR 5317) and an associate member of the Centre de recherche sur le texte et l'imaginaire at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Carnegie Institute for the Arts.

 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. University of Oregon 1992
  • MA, Jean Moulin University-Lyon III 1988
  • BA, Jean Moulin University-Lyon III 1986

 

Research Interests: 

Frédéric Canovas specializes in the study of poetry from Baudelaire to surrealism and narrative from the French revolution to the present, with an emphasis on autobiographical writings (André Gide, Jean Cocteau, Paul Léautaud, Julien Green, Yves Navarre, etc.) and the history of the book and illustrated books from the Renaissance to surrealism. His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Carnegie Institute for the Arts.

Research Group: 
  • Institut d'histoire des représentations et des idées dans les modernités at the University of Lyon 2 (CNRS-UMR 5317) 
  • Centre de recherche sur le texte et l'imaginaire, University of Quebec at Montreal
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Literature and Cultures (CRILIC) at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (IISHSS), New York.

 

Publications: 

BOOKS

Une nécessité intérieure : essais sur André Gide (near completion).

Paul Valéry-André Gide: correspondances. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2003.

Presence of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Classical France (co-edited). Berlin: Weidler Verlag, 2003.

Les Femmes au Grand Siècle. Le Baroque: musique et liturgie (co-edited). Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2003.

La Spiritualité, l’épistolaire et le merveilleux (co-edited). Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2003.

Ceremonies and Rituals in 17th-Century France (co-edited). Berlin: Weidler Verlag, 2002.

Pascal: New Trends in Port-Royal Studies (co-edited). Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2002.

L’Ecriture rêvée. Paris: L’Harmattan, “Espaces littéraires,” 2000.

Correspondance André Gide-René Crevel (1927-1934). Nantes: Centre d'Etudes Gidiennes, 2000.

Bulletin des études valéryennes, volume 76-77 (November 1997). Guest Editor.

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

“'On ne m'atteint pas' : Nadja ou l'insaisissable photographie.” Études françaises 55 (2020). Forthcoming.

“Du mysticisme à la ferveur : la folle navigation du Voyage d'Urien.” Inverses 19 (2020). Forthcoming.

“Le dernier poète sensible : Apollinaire vu par Paul Léautaud.” Apollinaire : cent ans et après. Edited by Gérald Purnelle and Daniel Delbreil. Paris, Calliopées. Forthcoming.

Un classicisme suspect : Saül ou l’autobiographie à l’épreuve de la scène.” André Gide et le théâtre : un parcours à retracer. Edited by Vincenzo Mazza. Paris, Classiques Garnier. Forthcoming.

“Pour que rien ne soit occulté de la destinée intime: forme et fonction de la photographie dans la biographie littéraire.” La Vérité d’une vie: biographie et vérité. Edited by Joanny Moulin. Paris : Honoré Champion, 2019, pp. 201-212.

“Un grand courage moral, un grand désintéressement : André Gide vu par Paul Léautaud.” Épistolaires 45 (2019), pp. 75-86.

“La Force tranquille ? Apport politique d'une approche poétique.” Cahiers Yves Navarre 4 (2019), pp. 27-42.

“‘La marche de notre vie’: symbolique de la libération dans les premiers récits gidiens.” Redécouvrir André Gide. Edited by Joanna Jakubowska et Regina Solova. Paris: Garnier, 2018, pp. 23-32.

“Petit projet d’histoire littéraire américaine: notes sur Aragon et la critique contemporaine aux Etats-Unis.” Le Rayonnement international d'Aragon. Edited by Erwan Caulet, Corinne Grenouillet and Patricia Principalli. Strasbourg, Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2018, pp. 17-30.

“Langues et littératures de 'la vieille Europe' dans les universités américaines: un état des lieux.” Romanica Wratislaviensia 65 (2018), pp. 41-54.

“Fils de personne : Yves Navarre ou l'impossible filiation.” Inverses 18 (2018), pp. 9-23.

“‘Je ne pensais pas que je pourrais tant aimer Rome.’: Ambivalence du regard chez André Gide et Maurice Denis.” André Gide l’Européen. Edited by Peter Schnyder and Martina della Casa. Paris: Garnier, 2017, pp. 162-177.

“De Gide à Denis, de Cézanne à Athman: la relation peintre-écrivain à l'épreuve du classicisme.” Romanica Wratislaviensia 64 (Fall 2017), pp. 57-73.

“’Le bonheur est dans la lumière’: visions de Rome entre flammes et ténèbres.” Littératures 76 (2017), pp. 65-75.

“Des ronces et des broussailles ou fallait-il tuer papa-maman ?” Cahiers Yves Navarre 3 (2017), pp. 11-27.

Paul et Virginie de Bernardin de Saint Pierre: déconstruction du masculin entre texte et images.”Cahiers Remix : observatoire de l’imaginaire contemporain (October 2016). Also available online at: http://oic.uqam.ca/fr/remix/entre-texte-et-image-deconstruction-du-mascu...

“Dishing the Dirt: reading Oscar Wilde’s Trial in the French Press.” Journal of Research on Gender Studies 5 (2015), pp. 71-84. Repris dans: Gendered Divisions of Space. Edited by Ramona Mihaila. New York, Addleton Academic Publishers, 2018, pp. 265-79.

“André Gide en ses intérieurs.” André Gide et la réécriture. Actes du colloque de Cerisy-la-Salle. Edited by Clara Debard, Pierre Masson and Jean-Michel Wittmann. Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2014, pp. 301-14.

“Émancipation sexuelle et obstacles paratextuels (2).” Gender Studies at the Time of Globalization. Edited by Ramona Mihaila and Nancy Honicker. New York: Addleton Academic Publishers, 2013, pp. 116-25.

“D’Est en Ouest : Itinéraire de la critique gidienne aux Etats-Unis de 1951 à nos jours.” Actualités d’André Gide. Edited by Martine Sagaert et Peter Schnyder. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2012, pp. 197-214.

“’Là-bas plus qu’ici’: Julien Green, l’exil américain et la vision de l’Europe.” Julien Green et l’Europe. Edited by Daniela Fabiani. Paris: Le Manuscrit, 2012, pp. 199-216.

“Émancipation sexuelle et obstacles paratextuels: le cas d'André Gide.” Journal of Research on Gender Studies 2 (2011), pp. 101-10.

“Fautes de frappe ou Jean Cocteau lit Jean Genet: sur les illustrations de Querelle de Brest.” Journal of Research on Gender Studies 1 (2011): 196-205.

“Against the Canon: Jean Cocteau or the Rise of the Gay Cultural Icon.” The Canonical Debate Today: Crossing Disciplinary and Cultural Boundaries. Edited by Liviu Papadima and David Damrosch. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010, pp. 133-50.

Le Voyage d’Urien ou le livre désiré: André Gide homme de l’image ?” Texte/Image:  Interférences. Etudes critiques. Edited by Alexandra Vranceanu. Bucharest: Editura Universitatii Bucuresti, 2009: pp. 275-307.

“From Illustration to Decoration: Maurice Denis’ Illustrations for Paul Verlaine and André Gide.” Models of Collaboration in Nineteenth-Century French Literature. Edited By Seth Whidden. London: Ashgate Press, 2009: pp. 121-35.

“Rome, 1898.” Lieux magiques, magie des lieux. Edited by Simone Bernard-Griffith and Angels Santas. Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2008: pp. 101-17.

“The ‘Frivolous Prince’: Cocteau’s Art of Metamorphoses.” New Interpretations in the History of French Literature. Edited by Aleksandra Gruzinska. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2008: pp. 111-33.

“Écrire avec feu : Marcel Schwob vu par Paul Léautaud.” Marcel Schwob: d’un siècle à l’autre 1905-2005 : actes du colloque de Cerisy-la-Salle. Edited by Christian Berg, Alexandre Gefen and Monique Jutrin. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2007: pp. 219-32.

“Cocteau’s Le Livre blanc: Sex, Text and Images.” Word & Image 1 (January 2007): pp. 1-15.

“Ce voyage n’est que mon rêve : imagerie et dynamique onirique dans le poème ‘Aube’.” Parade sauvage: bulletin des études rimbaldiennes 21 (November 2006): pp. 167-80.

“De l’allusion à l’aveu : genèse d’un vice.” Bulletin des Amis d’André Gide 150 (April 2006): pp. 203-33.

“Cinq années de bibliophilie: 1998-2003.” Bulletin René Crevel 4 (December 2004): pp. 31-58.

“La Traversée du désir : notes sur les « Notes sur André Gide et son Journal » de Roland Barthes.” Bulletin des Amis d’André Gide 142 (April 2004): pp. 153-65.

“Gide’s Politics: Rebellion and Ambivalence.” Bulletin des Amis d’André Gide 141 (January 2004): pp. 121-8.

“Le grand contempteur : Remy de Gourmont vu par Paul Léautaud.” Remy de Gourmont.  Edited by Thierry Gillybœuf and Bernard Bois. Paris: Les Cahiers de l’Herne, 2003: pp. 142-55.

“De l’intelligence et de la sensibilité : Paul Valéry et André Gide.” Bulletin des Etudes Valéryennes 95 (November 2003): pp. 3-25.

“Villa Médicis : variations sur un même lieu. ” Renaud Camus écrivain. Edited by Charles Porter and Jan Baetens. Paris: Vrin, 2002: pp. 25-40.

“Ce que tout lecteur doit savoir : Vercors et l’écriture de la mort.” Vercors et son œuvre. Edited by Georges Cesbron and Gérard Jacquin. Paris: L’Harmattan, 1999: pp. 429-50.

“Aux sources du désir ou, l’Orient fantasmé: récits et voyages en Orient.” Romance Notes 39 (Fall 1998): pp. 61-71.

“De l’érotique à l’esthétique : approche de lecture, lecture de l’approche.” Nottingham French Studies 37 (Spring 1998): pp. 107-21.

“’Ce livre aux pages azur’: remarques pour une textanalyse.” Bulletin des Etudes Valéryennes 76/77 (November 1997): pp. 129-47.

“Urien l’innommable, Gide l’insaisissable : les noces difficiles du texte et de l’image.” Word & Image 13 (January-March 1997): pp. 58-68.

“Huysmans le terrible : A propos du terrifiant dans l’écriture du rêve et la critique d’art de J.-K. Huysmans. ” The Play of Terror in Nineteenth-Century France. Edited by John T. Booker and Allan H. Pasco. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1996: pp. 141-55.

“Forme et fonction de l’énoncé onirique dans le texte médiéval.” Neophilologus 80 (October 1996): pp. 555-68.

“Les Rêves d’Un Beau Ténébreux ou le théâtre des songes.” Australian Journal of French Studies 32 (May-August 1995): pp. 237-59.

“Le Cauchemar de Paludes ou la tentative d’écriture.” Symposium 48 (Fall 1994): pp. 163-73.

“Sexe, mensonges et idéaux : le rêve de Paludes.” Romance Notes 35 (Fall 1994): pp. 13-27.

“This is Not a Dream: Drawing the Line between Dream and Text.” Journal of Narrative Technique 24 (Spring 1994): pp. 114-26.

“En déclinant Paludes : sur les traces de Virgile et de Dante.” Essays in French Literature 29 (November 1992): pp. 105-20.

Research Activity: 

Dr. Canovas is currently working on two monographs. One on André Gide, and another one on Paul Léautaud.

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 325French Lang & Cult thru Film
FRE 461Modern Narrative
FRE 484Internship
FRE 492Honors Directed Study
FRE 493Honors Thesis
FRE 590Reading and Conference
FRE 592Research
FRE 593Applied Project
FRE 595Continuing Registration
FRE 598Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 322Fre Cultural Masterpieces II
FRE 590Reading and Conference
FRE 592Research
FRE 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 325French Lang & Cult thru Film
FRE 484Internship
FRE 492Honors Directed Study
FRE 493Honors Thesis
FRE 590Reading and Conference
FRE 592Research
FRE 593Applied Project
FRE 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 322French Literature
FRE 484Internship
FRE 492Honors Directed Study
FRE 493Honors Thesis
SLC 494Special Topics
FRE 494Special Topics
FRE 590Reading and Conference
FRE 592Research
FRE 595Continuing Registration
FRE 598Special Topics
SLC 598Special Topics
FRE 599Thesis
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 322French Literature
FRE 492Honors Directed Study
FRE 590Reading and Conference
FRE 592Research
FRE 593Applied Project
FRE 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 325French Lang & Cult thru Film
FRE 484Internship
FRE 492Honors Directed Study
FRE 493Honors Thesis
FRE 494Special Topics
FRE 590Reading and Conference
FRE 592Research
FRE 595Continuing Registration
FRE 598Special Topics
FRE 599Thesis
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 322French Literature
FRE 412Advanced Written French
FRE 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 325French Lang & Cult thru Film
FRE 494Special Topics
FRE 598Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 412Advanced Written French
FRE 461Modern Narrative
SLC 494Special Topics
FRE 494Special Topics
SLC 598Special Topics
FRE 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FRE 325French Lang & Cult thru Film
FRE 494Special Topics
FRE 500Research Methods
Honors / Awards: 

Nominated for the Zebulon Pearce Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (2018)

Dean’s Humanities Fellowship Academy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (Spring 2018)

Sabbatical Leave, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (Spring 2015)

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Professors (2006-2007)

Sabbatical Leave, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (Spring 2006)

Nominated for the Zebulon Pearce Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (2005)

Research Fellowship, The Ohio Humanities Council (2003)

Recipient of the Zebulon Pearce Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (2002)

Faculty Grant-In-Aid, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, ASU (2001)

Nominated for the Zebulon Pearce Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (2001)

Research Grant, The Carnegie Institute for the Arts (2000)

Travel Grant, The Institute for the Arts at the Pennsylvania State University (2000)

Research Award, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU (2000)

Editorships: 

Advisory Board (Member), Revue de littérature comparée de l’Université de Bucarest.

Advisory Board (Founding Member), Bulletin René Crevel (1999-2005).

Reviewer for Cultura, Bulletin des Amis d’André Gide and Mémoire des Arts.

Advisory Board Member, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Literature and Cultures (CRILIC) at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (IISHSS), New York (since 2010).

Advisory Board (Member), Journal of Research on Gender Studies.

Advisory Board (Member), Journal of Surrealism and the Americas.

Advisory Board (Member), The Friends of European Art, Phoenix Art Museum (2004-07).

Reviewer for French Studies, L’Esprit créateur, Nineteenth-Century, Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature, Rocky Mountain Review.

Peer Review Analyst for manuscripts submitted to Laval University Press, Harcourt College Publishers, Elm Street Publications, Northwestern University Press, Pearson Education Publishing

Professional Associations: 

Associate Member, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5317, Institut d'Histoire des Représentations et des Idées dans les Modernités (IHRIM), Unité Mixte de Recherche en Lettres, Philosophie, Langues et Arts, Région Rhône-Alpes-Auvergne (elected since 2016).

Associate Member, Centre de Recherche sur le Texte et l’Imaginaire (Figura), Département des Etudes Littéraires, Université du Québec, Montréal (elected since 2016).

Associate Member, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5611, Littérature, Idéologies, Représentations au XIXe siècle (LIRE), Lyon 2, Grenoble 3, Saint-Etienne, Ecole Normale Supérieure (elected since 2008).

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 

Ph.D. Dissertation (As Member): Dorothy Dye, “Intersecting Transnational English Modernisms in Interwar France.” (2016) French M.A. and Honors College Theses (As Director): Shannon Ditto, “Translating Colette’s La Vagabonde." (2016) Benoît Ngolo, “Emma Bovary figure de lectrice." (2014) Monique Moyal, “The Difference is Spreading: the Influence of Charles Baudelaire and Stéphane Mallarmé on the poetry of T.S. Eliot and Gertrude Stein." (2013) Azadeh Alavi, “Le Dédoublement, les contradictions et la diversité dans le théâtre d’Alfred de Musset à travers Les Caprices de Marianne et On ne badine pas avec l'amour.” (2012) Marie-Anne Valente, “Le Naturalisme, le déterminisme et l'étude du milieu dans Germinal d'Emile Zola et Sub Terra de Baldomero Lillo.” (2012) Mackenzie Hopman, “Le théâtre de Molière : materials for college French teachers.” (2011) Jessica McCulla, “The Body Bound and Unbound: Awakening, Sensuality and Identity in Kate Chopin's The Awakening and André Gide's L'Immoraliste.” (2011) Anaïs Chrzan, “A Journey Through Madness with Faulkner and Bataille.” (2009) Barbara Fleming, “Spectacles of Sacrifice in André Gide’s Paludes and L’Immoraliste.” (2009) Diane Goullard-Parlante, “Maurice Denis: leçons d’Italie d’après son Journal. » (2009) Kara Tableman, “Writing the Unconscious: Linda Lê’s Symphonic Response to a Baudelairian Prelude.” (2006) Dorothy Dye, “Dépaysement and Division in Travel Narrative: A Study of L’Immoraliste and L’Aventure ambiguë.” (2006) Anne Claveau, “Approche pédagogique de la lecture de La Princesse de Clèves.” (2005) Dawn Moede, “A Translation of the First Three Chapters of Les Bandits de l’Arizona by Gustave Aimard,” (2004) Julie Adams, “Opening Closed Doors: a Study of Jean-Paul Sartre’s Huis-Clos,” (2003) Caroline André, “Projet pédagogique : La Comtesse de Ségur,” (2002) Sapna Bhagwat, “Malgudi Days de R. K. Narayan: une traduction de cinq nouvelles,” (2002) Emilie Legendre, “The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse de Louise Erdrich; une traduction de cinq nouvelles,” (2002) Dayna Kalinski, “Reading Henri Barbusse’s L’Enfer through Decadent Eyes,” (2001) Bruce Ellis, “Conversation sur l’oreiller: le problème de la communication chez Jean Genet,” (1997) Lisa Rooke, “René Crevel et Jean Cocteau: le Je(u) onirique ou Deux Visions surréalistes de l’enfance,” (1996) Melanie Zecca, “Jean Genet’s Les Bonnes: The Art of Self-destruction,” (1995) Stacey Eisenkraft, “La Violence fantasmée chez Marguerite Duras: une relecture de L’Homme assis dans le couloir,” (1995) Rachel Hall, “La Participation du lecteur dans deux romans d’Alain Robbe-Grillet,” (1994) Jacqueline Turnovsky, “(Auto)biography: An Exporation of Genre Boundaries in Colette’s La Maison de Claudine, La Naissance du jour and Sido,” (1993) Recent French M.A. Comprehensive Exams and Theses/Applied Projects (As Member) Anastasia Klenk (2016), Robert Parsley (2016), Marcia Doran (2016), Laurent Lasseron (2014), Kristina Morgan (2014), Shannon McHale (2013), Alexandra Wood (2013), Aurélie Chabaud (2013), Melita Prins (2012), Ryan Swankie (2011), Delphine Peureux (2011), Jérémie Lacoste (2010), Morgan Halas (2010), Anarita Botelho (2010), Vasant Kelkar (2009) Independent Studies: Benjamin Merkley (1999); Dana-Jean Lahaie (2000); Jessica McCulla (2002); Sahar Modares (2002); Hanna Mack (2003); Erin Richardson (2003); Ann Wilcox (2003); Matthijs Smith (2004); Lindsay Oleson (2004); Erin Richardson (2004); Ann Wilcox (2004); Erin Richardson (2004); Erin Richardson (2005); Aliya Buttar (2005); Kira Hessen (2005); Allison Reyes (2005) ; Robert Pennington (2006); Hanin Bearat (2006); Magdalena Espinoza (2009); William Crook (2009); Anne Glaros (2008); John Ebnet (2010); Jacob Done (2010); Vimbai Madzura (2011); Marie-Anne Valente (2011); Jessica McCulla (2011); Monique Moyal (2012); Anastasia Klenk (2016-17); Alessandra Luckey (2017); McKenzie Liberty-Bibbens (2017); Shannon Ditto (2017); Kenna McRae (2017); Alec Miller (2018); Evan Anderson (2018); Lea Bardon (2018); Taylor Flowers (2018); Micah McCreary (2018); Olivia Nicholls (2018); Simon Verkhoven (S2019); Madison Ziegler (S2019); Simon Verkhoven (F2019); Colton Sowers (F2019).

Work History: 

Arizona State University (since 2000)

Reed College (1992-1997)

Service: 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Advisory Board Member, Institute for Humanities Research (2006-07; 2007-08).

Honors Disciplinary Faculty, The Barrett Honors College (since 2006).

 

School of International Letters and Cultures

Faculty of French and Italian, Chair (2017-present)

Executive Committee, Member (2017-present)

Personnel Committee, Member (2003-04; 2004-05; Fall 2006; Fall 2016-present)

Graduate Steering Committee for the ILC PhD, Chair (2018)

Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Comparative Media Studies, Chair (Fall 2016)

Personnel Committee, Member (2003-04; 2004-05; Fall 2006; Fall 2016-now).

Search Committee for Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Russian, Chair (2016).

Tartar Scholarship Committee, Chair (2010-15).

Kestelik Scholarship Committee, Chair (2012-15).

Search Committee for Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Japanese, Member (2014).

Junior Faculty Review (Japanese), Member (2010-14).

Tenure Review Committee (Chinese), Member (2012)

Search Committee for Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Korean, Member (2008-09).

Steering Committee for the Development of the School of International Letters and Cultures, Member (2005).

Sub-committee on Graduate Admission for the Development of the School of International Letters and Cultures, Co-Chair (2005).

Search Committee for Department Chair, Member (2004-05).

Advisory Committee, Chair (2003-04).

Advisory Committee, Member (2002-03; 2003-04; 2004-05; 2005-06).

Search Committee for Assistant Professor of German and Information Literacy Specialist, Member (2002-03).

Honors College Advisor (2002-).

 

Faculty of French and Italian

Graduate Representative (elected, 2011-present)

Graduate Director (reelected, 2013-14).

Graduate Director (reelected, 2006-07; 2007-08).

Graduate Director (reelected, 2003-04; 2004-5).

Graduate Director (elected, 2000-01; 2001-02).

Director, Summer study-abroad program at Université Lumière-Lyon 2 (2004-present).

Director, Fall semester study-abroad program at Université Lumière-Lyon 2 (2009-15).

Junior Faculty Review (French), Chair (2010-2012).

Grade Equivalency Specialist for French, Study Abroad Office (2009-)

Search Committee for Tenure Track Assistant Professor of French, Member (2009-10).

Search Committee for Visiting Assistant Professor of French, Member (2009).

Search Committee for Tenure Track Assistant Professor of French, Chair (2004-05).

Search Committee for Visiting Professor of French, Chair (2004).

Coordinator and Evaluator, Lille study-abroad program (2002).

Co-organizer (with David Wetsel) of the 33rd annual meeting of the North American Society for

Seventeenth-Century French Literature (May 2-5, 2001).

Organizer, French Film Series (2000-02).

Co-organizer, Pi Delta Phi Award Ceremony (2001-2003).