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Haverford College
Department of French
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Faculty

Koffi Anyinefa

Professor of French
Department Chair

Professor Anyinefa specializes in Francophone Studies. In addition to teaching a survey of Francophone literatures (French 250) and a course on French and Francophone cinema (French 255), he offers advanced special topic courses. He also has strong interests in French and German colonial literatures.

Office: Founders 314
Email: kanyinef@haverford.edu

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David L. Sedley

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature
On Sabbatical Leave 2014 - 2015

Early modern French and English literature; history of aesthetics and intellectual history; relations between literature, philosophy, and the sciences; sublimity, taste, irony, and the rise of the novel; skepticism, probability theory, experimentalism, and the vacuum.

Office: Founders 312
Email: dsedley@haverford.edu

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Lucy Swanson

Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Lucy Swanson earned her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in December 2012, with a dissertation entitled “Bringing Out the Undead: Reinventing the Zombie in Contemporary Fiction of the Francophone Caribbean.” Her research and teaching interests include 19th – 21st-century French and Francophone literature and film; Francophone postcolonial studies; representations of the supernatural; and the French Atlantic.

Office: Founders 312
Email: lswanson@haverford.edu

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Kathryne Adair Corbin

Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies

Professor Corbin earned her Ph.D. in French from the University of California, Santa Barbara with the dissertation “Séverine, Colette, Andrée Viollis: Three Women Writers and the Daily Press in Third-Republic France.” Her current work focuses on the women journalists of interwar France. In addition to her research in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century literature and cultural studies, she specializes in foreign language pedagogy.

Office: Founders 313
Email: kacorbin@haverford.edu

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Monique Laird

Visiting Lecturer of French

Pedagogy of teaching French as a foreign language; classic and modern French literature, modern Francophone literature; Europe: culture and society.

Office: Founders 312
Email: mlaird@haverford.edu

Bryn Mawr Faculty

Eunice Morgan Schenck 1907 Professor Grace M. Armstrong, Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Graduate Adviser
Professor Brigitte Mahuzier
Associate Professor Pim Higginson
Assistant Professor Rudy Le Menthéour, Director of Avignon Institute
Visiting Assistant Professor Willemina Leida (Willemijn) Don
Lecturer Agnès Peysson-Zeiss