Anne Schaefer

Associate Teaching Professor of French and Francophone Studies


2013: PhD--Romance Studies (French) UNC-Chapel Hill 2008: MA--French at the University of Oregon 2005: MA--English Literature and Translation at La Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3

Research and Teaching Interests

Early Modern French literature and culture (17th-18th centuries mostly), Eighteenth century tales and their aesthetics, Food literature and food history, Money in literature, French for Specific Purposes


Anne Schaefer, PhD, obtained her doctorate in French Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013. She focuses her research on the aesthetics of the tale in eighteenth century French literature, especially by authors Crébillon fils, J-F Marmontel et N-E Rétif de la Bretonne. She has published the following articles (under Steinberg): « Éros éclairé ? Entre connaissance de l’amour et l’amour de la connaissance, des contes de fées au conte de Crébillon fils » : in Revue Alkemie n°15 : « Eros », Classiques Garnier (Gallimard), Paris (2015), 119-137 (ISBN 978-2-8124-4843-0) and « Le Palais-Royal (1790) de Rétif de la Bretonne ou l’économie narrative des ‘Converseuses’ », in Inter-Lignes, Revue de la Faculté libre des Lettres de l’Institut Catholique de Toulouse – n°12 : « L’argent » (ISSN : 1959-6995), Toulouse (2014), 45-62. She is also interested in second language acquisition and is completing a certification in French for Specific Purposes offered by the Institut Français and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris-Ile de France.

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Office: 371 Decio Faculty Hall
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