William Poulin-Deltour

Associate Professor of French

 work(802) 443-5248
 Fall 2018: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 3:00-5:00 & by appointment
 Le Chateau 102

William Poulin-Deltour holds a D.E.A. from the École normale supérieure des hautes études en sciences sociales, an M.A. from the University of Massachusetts, and a Ph.D. from New York University.

His teaching and research interests include the anthropology of France, sex and gender in contemporary France, multiculturalism,and the French educational system.



Recent Publications

"Community, Communauté : The Gay 90s in France and the United States" (forthcoming)

"France's Gais retraités: Questioning the 'Image of the Closet' " Modern and Contemporary France, Vol.16, No. 3, August 2008, pp. 313-328.

“Gender Studies. Sont-elles toujours au goût du jour sur les campus américains?” Travail Genre et Sociétés  31 (April 2014): 35-49.

“Should Sam Rap or Play the Violin? The Ambiguities of Prepping the Underprivileged for Paris’s Sciences Po.” Contemporary French Civilization 38, 3 (Winter, 2013): 305-322.

“The Prépa de Proximité: A French Attempt at Affirmative Action in Higher Education?” French Politics, Culture and Society 31, 3 (Winter 2013): 114-134.

Review of David Caron’s The Nearness of Others. Searching for Tact and Contact in the Age of HIV ((Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota Press, 2014) in H-France, 15,2 (January 2015).

“Il ne s’agit pas de promouvoir une ‘idéologie’ prônant la fin de la différence sexuelle” in l’Humanité, January 22, 2015, page 14.

Department of French

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