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Courtney Sullivan

Interim Chair/Associate Professor
Modern Languages
College of Arts & Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2016
Degrees & Certifications
Loyola University New Orleans, Bachelor of Arts
University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts
University of Texas at Austin, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

Lecturer in English, Paris XIII (1999-2000)

Assistant Instructor of French, University of Texas at Austin (2001-2003)

Lecturer of French, Washburn University (2003-2005)

Assistant Professor of French, Washburn University (2005-2010)-

Associate Professor of French, Washburn University (2010-present)

Teaching
  • FR 101 B, Beginning French I
  • FR 102 B, Beginning French II
  • FR 274 A, Independent Study
  • FR 290 XA, Study Abroad in France
  • FR 308 A, French Lit in Translation
  • FR 324 A, French Civilization
  • FR 390 XA, Study Abroad in France
  • FR 400 A, Senior Thesis
Scholarly Interests/Activities

I am currently working on a book about demi-mondaines in French literature, culture and film.

Career Accomplishments

 Sweet sabbaticals to study and travel in Paris, Martinique, Guadeloupe, as well as in Montreal and Quebec.

Publications: Articles

 “‘Cautériser la plaie:’ The Lorette As Social Ill in the Goncourts and Eugène Sue,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 37 (Numbers 3-4, Spring-Summer 2009): 247-261.

“‘Cautériser la plaie:’ The Lorette As Social Ill in the Goncourts and Eugène Sue,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 37 (Numbers 3-4, Spring-Summer 2009): 247-261. Rpt.  in Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Ed. Lawrence J. Trudeau and Laure Goldstein Katsaros. Vol 247. Detroit: Gale, 2011.  103-110.

“‘Pour nous, rien que la raillerie et l’insulte:’ The Courtesan Writes Back in the Autobiography of Céleste Mogador,” Women in French Studies (Special Issue, 2005): 194-204.

  

Publications: Book Reviews

 Le Roman d’Alexandre Dumas Père ou la réinvention du merveilleux, by Julie Anselmini, Nineteenth-Century French Studies (Fall-Winter, 2011-2012): 182-184

My Beloved Toto: Letters from Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo 1833-1828, by Juliette Drouet. Edited and Annotated by Evelyn Blewer; Trans. and Introd., by Vicotria Tietze Larson, Women in French Studies (2006): 158-159.

Memoirs of a Courtesan in Nineteenth-Century Paris, by Céleste Mogador; translated and with an introduction by Monique Fleury Nagem, Women in French Studies (2002): 254-256.

Filles, lorettes et courtisanes, by Alexandre Dumas, Nineteenth-Century French Studies (Fall-Winter, 2001): 195-197.

Figures of Ill Repute: Representing Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century France, by Charles Bernheimer, Nineteenth-Century French Studies (Spring-Summer, 1999): 416-418.