Visiting Assistant Professor of French
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, French Studies
Biography:Professor Lindsay comes to Bard from New York University, where she was a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of French Literature, Thought and Culture. She also received her PhD from NYU; her dissertation, Sexual Violence and the Legacy of the Algerian War in Literature and Film, reflects research interests including 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century French and Francophone studies; Francophone postcolonial studies; aesthetics; race, gender, and sexuality; and autobiography and autofiction. She is the recipient of a Georges Lurcy Fellowship and numerous research fellowships and travel awards from NYU. Publications include the articles “Hazy Analogies: Sexual and Colonial Complicities in Annie Ernaux’s Mémoire de fille,” in Comparative Literature Studies (special issue), and “How Do You Make Literature Studies Relevant?” in the American Philosophical Association Blog; and a review of Le Triangle atlantique français. Littérature et culture de la traite négrière by Christopher Miller, translated by Thomas Van Ruymbeke, in Études littéraires africaines. Courses taught at NYU cover subjects such as approaches to French literature, intensive elementary French, and advanced grammar and composition.
BA, McGill University; Master II, Université Montpellier III; PhD, New York University. At Bard: since 2021.