Robert Watson

Visiting Assistant Professor of French
Director of the Language Commons

Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
M.A. University of Leeds (UK)

Specialty areas

20th and 21st century Francophone Literature, Sephardic Jewish autobiography, Film studies, Holocaust Studies

Courses taught

Fall 2012

French 101 - Elementary French

French 304A - Contemporary French Cinema

Spring 2012

French 101 - Elementary French

French 302 - Survey of Francophone Literature

French 391 - Queer as France?: Gender and Sexual Trangressions in Francophone Cinemas


Article forthcoming: "Echoes of Mediterranean plurilingualism in contemporary francophone Maghrebi Jewish literature: Tunis, Alexandria, Casablanca," Expressions Maghrébines, Vol. 11.2, Winter 2012. Special issue on: Le Maghreb méditerranéen : littératures et plurilinguisme.