Françoise Lavocat

Visiting Senior Research Associate at the Neubauer Collegium and in Romance Languages and Literatures
flavocat@uchicago.edu

Françoise Lavocat is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle–Paris 3, a senior member of the Institut universitaire de France, a member of the European Academy, and an honorary president of the French Society of General and Comparative Literature. In June 2021, received an Honorary Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Chicago.

She is in residence in Autumn 2021 as a Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow in the context of the “Possible and Impossible Fictions” project, which she is co-directing with Alison James (RLL) and Akihiro Kubo (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan).

Recent Courses in RLL

  • FREN 24256/34256 Récits et mémoire des catastrophes naturelles (Autumn 2021)