Robert Watson

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, Mediterranean Studies, Film Studies, Queer Studies 

Courses taught

Fall 2016

FSEM 100 - Islands of Identity: Overseas France from the Caribbean to the South Pacific 

French 304A - Queer as France? Gender & Sexuality in Contemporary French Cinema

French 308 - Memories of the Mediterranean: Jews, Muslims, & Christians Before and After Colonialism 

Spring 2015

French 202 - Intermediate French

French 302 - Advanced French: Conversation 

French 308 - Memories of the Mediterranean: Jews, Muslims, & Christians Before and After Colonialism

Recent Publications

"Coproducing Nostalgia across the Mediterranean. Visions of the Jewish-Muslim Past in French-Tunisian Cinema" in special issue "Mediterraneo in polvere/Mediterranean at Large" Politics: Rivista di Studi Politici 5.1 (2016). https://rivistapolitics.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/07_politics_5_watson2.pdf