Melanie Giraud

Mélanie Giraud

Lecturer I, French

Burdick 309 F

(501) 450-5097

Educational Background

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University (2008)

M.A. Bryn Mawr College (2002)

Maîtrise de Français Langue Étrangère, U.F.R. of Nantes (France, 1999)

Licence de Lettres Modernes, U.F.R. of Nantes (France, 1998)

Speciality Fields

19th and 20th Century French literature

Francophone hard-boiled novels and films (romans and films noirs)

Research Interests

Victor Hugo and Émile Zola

Francophone literature

Travel literature (African romans noirs, and train poetry)

Labyrinth literature

Salvador Dalí and the surrealist Revue Minotaure

Current focus

Marie NDiaye novels

French, Korean, and Japanese Naturalism

Post-colonial African romans noirs