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  Ralph Albanese
  Professor of French
  The University of Memphis - 1990

      B.A. (1966), Queens College
      M.A. (1968), Queens College
      Ph.D (1972), Yale University


Areas of Interest: Seventeenth-Century French Literature, Socio-critique, and the History of French Education

Courses Taught:
FREN 4302/FREN 6302, Advanced French Grammar
FREN 7305, French Stylistics
FREN 7425, Classicism Prior to 1660
FREN 7426, Classicism After 1660

Jones Hall Room 257A



Melanie Conroy  Melanie Conroy
  Assistant Professor of French
  The University of Memphis - 2013

        B.A. (2000), University of Alberta
        M.A.(2005), University at Buffalo
        M.A. (2006), Université de Paris VIII
        Ph.D. (2012), Stanford University


Areas of Interest
: Nineteenth-Century French Literature, Visual Culture, Social History, Gender Studies, Digital Humanities

Courses Taught:
FREN 2010, Intermediate French I
FREN 3401, French Civilization

Jones Hall Room 255

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  Denis D. Grélé
  Associate Professor of French
  Graduate Advisor of French
  The University of Memphis - 2007


      B.A. (1991), Université de Caen
      M.A. (1994), Université de Caen
      Ph.D. (1999), New York University



Areas of Interest: Utopian Studies, French Cultural Studies, Classical Theatre, Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century French Literature

Courses Taught:
FREN 2010, Intermediate French I
FREN 2020, Intermediate French II
FREN 4413-6413, Nineteenth Century French Literature
FREN 7531, Age Of Enlightenment

Jones Hall Room 253C

 


  Susan M. Johnson
  Associate Professor of French (Post-Retired)
  The University of Memphis - 1985

      B.A. (1973), University of Chicago
      M.A. (1975), Michigan State University
      M.L.S., Ph.D (1983), Indiana University

 


Areas of Interest: Medieval Literature, Old French Lyric, History of the French Language, Linguistics

Jones Hall Room 253A


Errol M. O'Neill  Errol M. O'Neill    
  Assistant Professor of French
  The University of Memphis - 2008

      B.A. (1997), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
      M.A. (2000), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      Ph.D. (2012), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Areas of Interest: Online Translation, Instructional Technology, English-Language Influence on French Terminology, Business French

Courses Taught:
FREN 1010 & 1020, Elementary French I & II
FREN 2010 & 2020, Intermediate French I & II
FREN 3791 & 3792, French for Commerce I & II (Contemporary France and The Francophone World
FREN 4791, Introduction to Translation
FREN 7101-7102, French Business & Economics

Jones Hall Room 253D

 


Samb  Mamadou Samb
  Instructor of French
  The University of Memphis - 2014

      B.A. (1998), Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal 
      M.A. (2000), Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
      Ph.D. (2013), University of Minnesota

 

 

Areas of Interest: Sub-Saharan, Caribbean, and North Africa Francophone cultural production (theatre, film, literature, and art of Sub-Sahara Africa and the Maghreb.) 

Courses Taught:
FREN 2010, Intermediate French I
FREN 3301, Conversation and Composition

Jones Hall Room 253-B
 


  William Thompson
  Chair of the Department
  Associate Professor of French
  Undergraduate Advisor of French
  The University of Memphis - 1989

      B.A. (1983), McMaster University, Canada
      M.A. (1984), McMaster University, Canada
      Ph.D. (1989), Cornell University



Areas of Interest: Contemporary French and Francophone Literature, Twentieth-Century French Literature, Business French Pedagogy

Courses Taught:
FREN 4414/6414, Twentieth-Century French Literature
FREN 4413/6413, Nineteenth-Century French Literature
FREN 3792, French for Commerce II [Contemporary France and the Francophone World]

Jones Hall Room 108L1
(901) 678-2507

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