Faculty Profile

Dominique Laurent

Associate Professor of French (1995)

Contact Information

laurent@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 221
717.245.1299
http://users.dickinson.edu/~laurent

Bio

Professor Laurent's research examines the image of America in the French press in the XIXth and XXth centuries. He teaches French language and civilization classes (Intermediate French, Communications in French and Francophone Contexts, Introduction to Cultural Analysis) and senior seminars on "The French Press," "France between the Wars," and "America in French Eyes." In addition he has taught First-Year Seminars on "The Great War" and, more recently, on "America in the Eyes of the World". Professor Laurent is currently working on the image of Woodrow Wilson in the French press during the Paris Peace Conference (December 1918-June 1919).

Education

  • Licence, Universite Catholique de L'ouest, 1978
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1985
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1996

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

FREN 236 Intro to Cultural Analysis
An introduction to the practice of reading and writing about French and francophone themes in an analytical and contextualized way. This course considers how cultural production conveys ideologies, values and norms expressed in both historical and contemporary contexts. Normally offered as writing-intensive. Prerequisite: 230.

FREN 236 Intro to Cultural Analysis
An introduction to the practice of reading and writing about French and francophone themes in an analytical and contextualized way. This course considers how cultural production conveys ideologies, values and norms expressed in both historical and contemporary contexts. Normally offered as writing-intensive. Prerequisite: 230.

FREN 363 France and the Great War

FREN 500 Independent Study

Spring 2018

FREN 236 Intro to Cultural Analysis
An introduction to the practice of reading and writing about French and francophone themes in an analytical and contextualized way. This course considers how cultural production conveys ideologies, values and norms expressed in both historical and contemporary contexts. Normally offered as writing-intensive. Prerequisite: 230.

FREN 236 Intro to Cultural Analysis
An introduction to the practice of reading and writing about French and francophone themes in an analytical and contextualized way. This course considers how cultural production conveys ideologies, values and norms expressed in both historical and contemporary contexts. Normally offered as writing-intensive. Prerequisite: 230.