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French and Francophone Studies
Faculty & Staff
Brinda J. Mehta Brinda J. Mehta
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Germaine Thompson Professorship in French Studies
Chair of Department of Languages and Literatures
Program Head of French and Francophone Studies

At Mills since 1992

Office: Mills Hall 326
Phone: 510.430.2212
Email: mehta@mills.edu
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Faculty Office Hours
Days
Time
Room
M
W
and
1:30–2:30
1:30–3:00
by appointment
MH 326

Fall 2014 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
M 09:00AM-09:50AM FREN 3/95
Intermediate French III
STR 26
M 11:00AM-12:15PM LET 149
Contmp Wmn's Wrtngs frm Africa
STR 26
T 08:30AM-09:20AM FREN 3/95
Intermediate French III
STR 26
W 08:30AM-09:50AM FREN 3/95
Intermediate French III
STR 26
W 11:00AM-12:15PM LET 149
Contmp Wmn's Wrtngs frm Africa
STR 26
TBA TBA FREN 191
Senior Thesis
TBA
TBA TBA LET 191
Senior Thesis
TBA


Education
  • PhD in French Literature, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • MA in French Literature with Distinction, University of Bombay, Bombay, India
  • BA in French Literature with Honor, Elphinstone College, Bombay, India
Courses Taught
  • FREN 003: Intermediate French III
  • FREN 004: Intermediate French IV
  • FREN 102: Introduction to Francophone Literature
  • FREN 162: Aesthetics of the Body in Literature
  • FREN 168: Francophone Caribbean Women
  • FREN 170: Orientalism in the Novel
  • FREN 191: Senior Thesis
  • LET 111: Theorizing Cultural Studies in the Americas
  • LET 115: African and Caribbean Literatures
  • LET 142: French and Francophone Women Writers
  • LET 149: Post-Colonial Conditions: Contemporary Women's Writings from Africa
  • LET 150: Reconfiguring South Asian Diasporic Identity
  • LET 155: Reading War in Postcolonial Literature from North Africa and the center East
Professional Interests

Nineteenth-century French literature, psychoanalysis and feminist critical theories, Caribbean and African francophone literatures

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Contact Information

P: 510.430.2212
F: 510.430.3314
E: french@mills.edu

Last Updated: 11/19/14