Gabrielle Verdier

Professor Emerita

Degree:

Ph.D., Yale University, 1976

Current Research Interests:

Fiction in 17th and 18th-century France
Women writers
Theater of the French Revolution
French in Wisconsin

Current Teaching Interests:

French culture to 1800
French literature to 1800
Fairy tales
Women writers
Food and culture

Other Relevant Activities:

Associate Director, Center for International Education
Director, Wisconsin's French Connections Project
Coordinator, SWAAF (Southeast Wisconsin Academic Alliance in French)

Recent Publications:

"Vivre de lecture, mourir de lire: le cas de madame de Staal-Delaunay." In Lectrices d'Ancien Régime, sous la direction d'Isabelle Brouard-Arends. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2003. 143-152.

"Femmes-objets? Femmes de tête? L'indécidable sexe féminin dans l'Histoire comique de Francion." Littératures classiques 41 (hiver 2001): 109-121.

"Olympe de Gouges et le divorce sur la scène révolutionnaire: Adieu au mariage d'Ancien Régime?" Dalhousie French Studies 56 (Fall 2001) 154-64.