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Graduate Student in French

Background

Brittany Bernard graduated from Union College with a BA in French and Francophone Studies, during which time she lived abroad in Rennes, France and Fort-de-France, Martinique. She holds an MA in French Language & Literature from Boston College and, most recently, received her Master’s in French Studies from Brown University. Brittany’s main research interests lie at the intersection of nineteenth-century French literature and dance, specifically focusing on the politics of bodies and movement, as well as performance and dance theory. Related research areas include literary adaptation and translation, and critical theory. Brittany has a passion for teaching, and has taught French at Boston College, the University of Rhode Island, and Brown University.