Lois Watson Professor Emerita of French
Nancy O'Connor holds a doctorate from Cornell University. Her teaching interests include French language, the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the twentieth-century novel, and translation.
See below for her more recent publications.
Courses offered in the past four years.
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FREN 0500 - Independent Projects
Qualified students may be permitted to undertake a special project in reading and research under the direction of a member of the department. Students should seek an advisor and submit a proposal to the department well in advance of registration for the term in which the work is to be undertaken. FREN 0500 projects or essays proposed by senior majors for fall or spring may be eligible for departmental honors. (Approval required by the department as a whole. See requirements above.)
FREN 0700 - Senior Honors Essay
Senior Honors Essay
Madame Dunoyer, Lettres historiques et galantes de deux dames de condition dont l’une était à Paris et l’autre en province (critical edition), Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2012.
"Paul Bourget: The Example of Baudelaire" (translated from the French), New England Review, Vol 30, 2, 2009, 90-104.
"Reports (Some Scandalous) from Eighteenth-Century France" (translation of excerpts from Anne-Marguerite Petit Dunoyer's Lettres historiques et galantes), New England Review, Vol 28, 2, 2007, 109-124.