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Elizabeth Emery

Professor, World Languages and Cultures

Office:
Conrad J. Schmitt Hall 241J
Email:
emerye@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-4452
Degrees:
BA, Wellesley College
MA, New York University
MPhi, New York University
PhD, New York University
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Bienvenue! Welcome to French at Montclair State!

Interested in discussing our graduate programs in French, studying abroad, or just want to chat in French? If so, please click on the email link above to send me a message. The MSU French community cultivates creative opportunities for speaking French, from “salons de conversation,” films, and immersion day experiences in NJ and New York City to making crêpes, beignets, and bûches de Noël while listening to French-language music in the residence halls. You can follow these on our web site (https://www.montclair.edu/modern-languages-and-literatures/news-and-events/) or via Twitter and Instagram: @msufrench. We also have wonderful partnerships and study abroad opportunities in France and Quebec.

I teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to French language, literature, and culture, with particular emphasis on the medieval period and the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. I also teach in the Honors and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Programs and participate on the Board of the PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies. A member of the 19th-century French executive committee for the Modern Language Association, I also fill the position of webmaster of the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Association.

NEW:
Reframing Japonisme:Women and the Asian Art Market in Nineteenth-Century France, 1853-1914
https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/reframing-japonisme-9781501344633/

**Five-year combined BA/MA in French Studies
http://catalog.montclair.edu/programs/french-civilization-concentration-combined-ba-ma/
**MA in French, Concentration in Professional French Translation
[https://www.montclair.edu/graduate/programs-of-study/french-professional-french-translation-ma/]
**12-credit Graduate Certificate in Professional French Translation
[https://www.montclair.edu/graduate/professional-french-translation/]

SPRING 2021 OFFICE HOURS
Mondays 5-6:45pm; Thursdays 12:45-1:45 pm
For appointments by phone/Zoom link please contact: emerye@montclair.edu
Au plaisir de vous parler!

Specialization

Medieval and nineteenth-century French literature and cultural studies. The reception of medieval art, architecture, and literature in nineteenth and twentieth-century Europe and America. Early photojournalism, celebrity interviews, European and American writer house museums, Naturalism, Decadence, mysticism, cabaret culture, nineteenth-century French theater. The collection and study of Asian art in nineteenth-century France. Global food politics and sustainability studies.

For a list of recent publications please visit MSU's Digital Commons repository: https://works.bepress.com/elizabeth-emery/

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