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Natalie Edwards

Ph.D. 2005

Natalie Edwards, Ph.D. 2005, is Assistant Professor of French at Wagner College. Dr. Edwards specializes in 20th century women's writing in French, particularly in autobiography and Francophone studies. She has published articles on Hélène Cixous, Simone de Beauvoir, Paule Constant, Ken Bugul, Buchi Emecheta and Aminata Sow Fall. She has given conference presentations in a variety of symposia including in Australia, Ireland, the UK, the USA, Canada and North Africa. She is co-editor (with Christopher Hogarth) of Gender and Displacement; "Home" in Contemporary Francophone Women's Autobiography, and of This 'Self' Which Is Not One: Women's Life Writing in French. Her book Shifting Subjects: Plural Subjectivity in Francophone Women's Autobiography is forthcoming with the University of Delaware Press. She is presently the second Vice-President of the North East Modern Languages Association (NeMLA ), one of the six regional associations of the MLA. She is also a regional representative on the board of Women in French (WIF). At Wagner College, she is the Coordinator of French Studies. She teaches all levels of French language, introduction to French literature, the French literature survey class, classes in 17th to 20th century literature, a film class that surveys the medium from its invention to the present day, and civilization classes.

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