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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
Co-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: 7/29/14