Karl Pollin PhD

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences
School of Language and Literature

Ph.D., Emory University
M.A., University of Paris X-Nanterre
M.A., University of Lille III

Monograph "Experimentation of Singularity" on the French Poet Alfred Jarry was published by Rodopi in 2013; current research is situated halfway between Contemporary Literature and Philosophy (Laruelle, Lyotard, Deleuze, Badiou)

Upper-level French courses, from Introduction to French Literature to special topics (French Cinema, Creation and Madness, Knowledge and Desire in the 18th Century...)
Courses cross-listed with Comparative Literature (Thinking with Science Fiction) and Philosophy (Continental and Post-structuralist Philosophy)

FR 3023 Advanced French
FR 3033 Approaches to Analysis of French Texts
FR 4123 Topics in Literary and Cultural Studies Of France
FR 4143 Genres and Periods