Leslie Anderson

Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Office Location:Hauge Administration Building - Room 220 F

  • Professional
  • Biography

Education

  • Ph.D., French Language and Literature, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  • M.A., French Literature and Language, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2014
  • B.A., French Language, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2012
  • B.A., Biological Anthropology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2012

Biography

Research interests: ‘Professor Anderson’s research centers around female sexuality, dress, and hair in French narrative. She incorporates feminist literary critique and queer theory in her approach to primary sources. Her current publications and projects engage with texts from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.’

And publications:

“Cinderella’s Glass Slippers and the Court of Louis XIV (1643-1715).” The Journal of Dress History. 6.1 (2022), forthcoming.

“Mezura’s Guiding Hand: Flamenca, the Benda, and Tonsured Love” Romance Notes. 61.2 (2021): 75-88, forthcoming.

“Sisters, Eroticism, and the Red Cat: Homosocial Female Bonds in Troubadour Poetry” Tenso 34 (2019): 55-69.