Odette Menyard

Emeritus Facutly

Odette Menyard


D.U.E.L., Université d'Orléans-Tours, France; M.A., University of Notre Dame

Research Profile

Professor Menyard is interested in second language acquisition, French cultural studies, and French and Francophone literatures. In 2007-2009, she was the on-site Director of the International Studies Program in Angers, France (SUNDEF) and is again holding that position for the 2011-2014 academic years. 
In Angers, she teaches a course on the Role and Image of Women of the Loire Valley from the Early Middle Ages to the 21st Century.  Since spring 2012, professor Menyard includes the Community-Based Learning element in her course.  Her students have regular weekly contacts with residents at César Geoffray, a community retirement home for elders with memory issues.  Her course was nationally recognized in 2012 by the UNCCAS.  You may check their site to view a video of her program at: http://www.unccas.org/banque/default.asp?id=1230

Contact Information

Directrice, SUNDEF
73, Bd Saint Michel
49100 Angers, France
Mailing Address:
University of Notre Dame
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556