Kathleen R. Hart

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Kathleen Hart’s teaching and research interests include word and music studies; animal studies, self-fashioning (autobiography and related genres, manipulation of various media); translation; French feminisms, and biocultural interpretation (cognitive and evolutionary approaches to the study of imaginative culture). 

BA, University of Florida; MA, University of California-Irvine; PhD, University of Pennsylvania
At Vassar since 1993

Contact

845-437-5640
Chicago Hall
Box 422

Research and Academic Interests

19th, 20th and 21st century French and Francophone literatures and media
Translation
Word and Music Studies
Animal Studies
Self-fashioning (autobiography and related genres, manipulation of various media)
French Feminisms
Biocultural Interpretation (applying cognitive and evolutionary research to the study of literature, theory and culture)

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Kathleen R. Hart
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