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Jennifer BrownJennifer Brown

Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4484
Fax: 509.777.3753
Office Location: Westminster Hall 228
Email: jbrown@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D. and M.A. University of Virginia
B.A. College of William and Mary

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2008

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

French language; French literature

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications include: “In the Shadow of the Past: the Memory of the Medieval in Albert Camus and Julien Gracq” (Under review at French Studies); ‘Ni Avec Toi, Ni Sans Toi’: The Deconsecration of the Grail in Julien Gracq” (Forthcoming at Literature and Theology); “Prison, Plague, and Piety: Medieval Dystopia in Camus’s La Peste”. In The Originality and Complexity of Albert Camus’s Writings. Edited by Emmanuelle Anne Vanborre. Palgrave Macmillan (2012); “Au Feu de Ce Qui Fut Brûle Ce Qui Sera: Louis Aragon and the Subversive Medieval” in Romanic Review (May 2010); “Sympathy for the Devil: the Knightly Aesthetics of Fascism in Henry de Montherlant" in Papers in Language and Literature (May 2008); "Surrealists in Wonderland: Aspects of the Appropriation of Lewis Carroll" in Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (2000).

Presentations include: “The Avant-Garde Medieval in Guillaume Apollinaire” at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 (2012); “In the Shadow of the Past: the Memory of the Medieval in Albert Camus and Julien Gracq” at Memory, Mediation, Remediation: an International Conference on Memory in Literature and Film, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (2011); “Creating Online Intercultural Training for University Faculty” at SIETAR-USA (Panel discussion member), Spokane (2010); "Aragon and the Subversive Medieval," at the American-Canadian Conference for Academic Disciplines, Toronto, Canada (2009); “Au Feu de Ce Qui Fut Brûle Ce Qui Sera: Aragon and the Subversive Medieval” at American-Canadian Conference for Academic Disciplines, Ryerson College, Toronto, Canada (2009); "Collaborating with the Middle Ages: Occupational Appropriation" at the 29th annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium (2002).