St. Paul, Minn. – Macalester College has granted tenure status to Juliette M. Rogers, associate professor in the French and Francophone Studies Department. Rogers holds a BA from Oberlin College and a PhD from Duke University. She came to Macalester from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, where she was an associate professor of French.  She joined the Macalester faculty in 2010.

Her research, publishing, and teaching interests focus on two main areas:  the transformation of the French novel, especially during the 19th century, and Quebec literature and culture, with an emphasis on women writers.

Rogers is the author of Career Stories: Belle Epoque Novels of Professional Development (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007), and the guest co-editor of Eclectic Expressions: Selected Essays of the 2006 Women in French Conference and Women in French Studies, 2008.  She has published pieces about 19th century literature, the Belle Epoque, and Quebec literature in peer-reviewed journals such as The French Review, Quebec Studies, Esprit Créateur, Symposium, Modern Language Notes, Studies in 20th Century Literature, French Literary Studies, and Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. She is currently working on a book length manuscript titled Travailler et Vivre: Recent Women’s Fiction from Quebec and France.

Rogers received the University of New Hampshire Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009 and recently completed a two-year term as president of the American Council for Quebec Studies.  She is the current president of Women in French.

This year, Rogers is teaching courses on Parisian women (1700 to present day) and literary analysis for French majors and minors (medieval to 20th century texts).

Macalester College, founded in 1874, is a national liberal arts college with a full-time enrollment of 1,958 students. Macalester is nationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to academic excellence, internationalism, multiculturalism, and civic engagement.

October 19 2011

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