Dr. Sara Jane Miles

Title: 
Associate Professor of French
Phone: 
(402) 465-7550
Email: 
smiles [at] NebrWesleyan.edu
Office: 
Old Main 318
Office hours: 

Office Hours Fall 2016
Tuesday 11-12
Wednesday 2:15-3:15
Thursday 10-11:30
Friday 2:15-3:15
And by appointment

Education: 

Ph.D., French Language and Literature, University of Virginia, 2005
M.A., French Language and Literature, University of Virginia, 1996
B.A., French, University of Oregon Honors College, 1993

Courses taught: 

Beginning French
Intermediate French
French Conversation & Composition
Survey of French Literature
Medieval French Literature
French Literature of the Nineteenth Century
French Literature of the Twentieth Century
Francophone Literature of Africa
Francophone Literature of Canada
French Culture and Civilization
French Cinema
Quebec Culture and Society

Archways Seminar: Heroes of the Iditarod
Archways Seminar: French Cinema
Liberal Arts Seminar: French Cinema
Liberal Arts Seminar: Joan of Arc
Liberal Arts Seminar: Midnight in Paris

Course schedule: 

Fall 2016
MFREN 1010: French Stage 1 MTWF 9-9:50
IDS 1010-15: Archway Seminar - Heroes of the Iditarod MTWF 10:00-10:50
MFREN 3610/4610: French Cinema MWF 1:00-2:10
MLANG 3910: Engaging in Study Abroad

Research and academic interests: 

Medieval French literary and cultural studies: gender and sexuality;
late-French epic (the Nanteuil cycle); Joan of Arc; identity formation.
French film. Quebec Studies.

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards: 

American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)
Société Rencesvals
Phi Beta Kappa (UO 1993)