Chair

Akintunde Akinyemi
Professor of Yoruba
301C Pugh Hall
akinyemi@ufl.edu
352.392.8149

Faculty

  • Akintunde Akinyemi
    Yoruba linguistics and literature
  • Deborah Amberson
    Modern Italian Literature and Italian Cinema
  • Theresa Antes
    French applied linguistics
    First-Year French Program Coordinator
  • Hélène Blondeau
    Linguistics: French linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Language variation and change, Language contact and bilingualism. Culture/Cultural Studies: Quebec culture and identity, Francophone cultures in North America, ethnicity and language
  • Rori Bloom
    Eighteenth-Century French literature
  • Sylvie Blum-Reid
    French Cinema, Women and Film, Music in Film and literature, Fashion history & theory, Translation studies
  • Alexander Burak
    Russian language and culture, translation studies (literary translation, film translation, translation pedagogy, translation criticism), Russian-English lexicography, linguistics, Ukrainian language and culture
  • William C. Calin
    French literature, especially poetry, Medieval literature, Breton and Occitan
  • Cynthia Chennault
    Medieval Chinese poetry and social history
  • James Essegbey
    African languages and linguistics
  • Franz Futterknecht
    Aufklärung, Sturm und Drang, Klassik, Romantik, Junges Deutschland
  • James Goodwin
    Russian literature, language, visual arts, culture
  • Michael Gorham
    Language and Politics; Contemporary Russian Culture; New Media Culture; 20th and 21st-century Russian Literature; Language Pedagogy
  • Youssef Haddad
    Arabic Language and Linguistics
  • Will Hasty
    German and European literary and cultural history from the Middle Ages, Arthurian Studies, digital humanities, trans-cultural studies.  E-Learning and Online Courses
  • Benjamin Hebblethwaite
    Haitian Creole and French
  • Ingrid Kleespies
    Late eighteenth and nineteenth century Russian literature and culture; travel literature; the Soviet avant-garde
  • Eric Kligerman
    20th century German literature and theory, 19th and 20th-century continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, Holocaust studies, comparative literature (German, English and American), visual studies
  • Barbara Mennel
    19th and 20th century German literature and culture, feminist theory and queer studies, international cinema, particularly the cinema of migration, and the culture of the New Europe
  • Fiona McLaughlin
    African languages and linguistics; language contact in urban Africa; phonology of Atlantic languages; language and Islam in Africa
  • Carol J. Murphy
    Twentieth-century French literature and critical theory
  • Andrea Pham
    Vietnamese language and linguistics
  • Galina Rylkova
    Russian and European Modernism; Anton Chekhov; contemporary Russian literature; cultural studies; and Russian cinema
  • Christopher Smith
    Modern Japanese Literature
  • Alioune Sow
    Director of the France-Florida Research Institute
    Sub-Saharan Francophone Literature
  • Sarra Tlili
    Arabic Language and Literature; Qur’an studies, Animals in Islam, Arabic literature and civilization; Sustainability.
  • Richard G. Wang
    Premodern Chinese fiction and Taoism
  • Mary A. Watt
    Medieval Italian Literature and Culture
  • Ann Wehmeyer
    Japanese linguistics
  • Brigitte Weltman-Aron
    Eighteenth- and Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Literature and Critical Theory
  • Ying Xiao
    Transnational Chinese cinema, popular music, youth culture, and sound studies
  • Gayle Zachmann
    Nineteenth-century French literature and critical theory

Lecturers

Emeritus Professors