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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Sara Wellman, Ph.D.

SaraWellmanAAAssociate Professor of French

Office: Bondurant E-203
Phone: 662-915-7712

Ph.D. in French, University of Minnesota (2011)
M.A. in French, University of Minnesota (2005)
B.A. in French, University of Minnesota, Magna Cum Laude (2000)

Teaching and Research Interests:
17th and 18th Century French Literature, Environmental Literature, Ecocriticism

Courses Taught:
French 303 and 304: Composition and Conversation I and II
French 322: Contemporary French Culture
French 331: Introduction to Literature and Literary Analysis
French 362: Regional Identity in French Cinema
French 578: Survey of French Literature II
French 583: Seventeenth-Century French Literature
French 584: Eighteenth-Century French Literature
French 589: Environment in French Literature

Recent Publications:


Wellman, Sara. “Rousseau’s Environmentalism in Pierre Maillard’s La Faute à Rousseau.” Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, vol. 28, no. 1, 2021, pp. 69-87.
Wellman, Sara. “L’Astrée in the Twenty-First Century: Environment, Education, and Identity.” The French Review, vol. 94, no. 1, 2020, pp. 83-94.
Wellman, Sara. “Sustainability and Gender in Rousseau’s Model Families.” Women in French Studies, vol. 28, 2020, pp. 11-22.
Wellman, Sara. “‘Ceding to Bucolic Temptation’: Negotiating Fictional and Real Nature in Montpensier’s Pastoral Republic.” Romance Notes, vol. 59, no. 2, 2019, pp. 361-369.
Wellman, Sara and Julie Robert. “Reinventing Regional Identity in Twenty-first-Century Québécois and French Cinema.” New Zealand Journal of French Studies vol. 35, no. 1, 2014, pp. 29-47.

Web Resources:
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