Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Daniel E. O’Sullivan, Ph.D.

Professor of French and Department Chair

Office: Bondurant C-115
Phone: (662) 915-7298

Ph.D. in French, Boston College (2000)
M.A. in French, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1994)
A.B. in French, College of the Holy Cross, Cum Laude (1992)

Teaching and Research Interests:
Medieval French and Occitan Literature, Medieval Vernacular Song, History of the French Language

Courses Taught:
FR 574: History of the French Language
FR 577: Survey of French Literature
FR 582: Medieval and Renaissance French Literature
FR 588: Chrétien de Troyes and His World

Recent Publications:


O’Sullivan, Daniel E., Christopher Callahan, and Marie-Geneviève Grossel, eds. Les Chansons de Thibaut IV, Roi de Navarre. Texteset Mélodies. Paris: Champion, forthcoming March 2018.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E. and Laine Doggett, eds. Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies. Suffolk, UK: Boydell and Brewer, March 2016.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E. and Gregory Heyworth, eds., with Frank Coulson. Les Eschéz d’Amours: A Critical Edition of the Poem and its Latin Glosses. Vol 1. Medieval and Renaissance Authors and Texts 10. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2013.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E. and Laurie Shepard, eds. Shaping Courtlinessin Medieval France. Gallica 28. Suffolk, UK: Boydell and Brewer, 2013.


O’Sullivan, Daniel E., “The Northern French jeu-parti,” Musical Culture in the World of Adam de la Halle. Ed. Jennifer Saltzstein. Leiden, Brill, in press.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E., “Troubadour Lyric, Fin’Amors, and Rape Culture,” Teaching Rape: Approaches to Difficult Texts in the Medieval Literature Classroom. Ed. Allison Gulley. Arc Humanities Press, in press.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E., Christopher Callahan, Marie-Geneviève Grossel, and William Hudson. “Thibaut de Champagne au XXIe siècle: l’édition de trouvère dans son contexte culturel” Philologie et musicologie: Des sources à l’interprétation poético-musicale (XIIe-XVIe siècle), Classiques Garnier, in press.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E., “Supercheries lyriques dans les traductions françaises du Ludus super Anticlaudianum d’Adam de la Bassée,” La fabrique de la traduction. Du topos du livre source à la traduction empêchée. Ed. Claudio Galderisi and Jean-Jacques Vincensini. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016, 153-170.

O’Sullivan, Daniel E. and Christopher Callahan, “Melodic Variance in the Songs of Thibaut de Champagne,” Variants 12/13 (2016): 11-33.

Awards and Honors:
University of Mississippi Faculty Achievement Award, 2017
SEC Faculty Travel Grant, 2017
Mississippi Humanities Council UM Teacher of the Year, 2008
College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher, 2008

Web Resources:
French Program
Department of Modern Languages