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About Mary Jane Cowles

Mary Jane Cowles joined the Kenyon faculty in 1989, after teaching both French and Spanish for a number of years at St. Mary's College of Maryland. In addition to courses in French language and culture, she has taught courses in her major area of expertise, nineteenth-century French literature. Other courses have focused on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature, film, drama, and literary theory.
Among her research interests are French Romanticism, French film, and psychoanalytic theory. In 2004-05, she served as on-site directory of the Sweet Briar College Junior Year in France.


Present Professor of French, Kenyon College

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