Friday, 6 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon A, Philadelphia Marriott
Previously the Elizabeth M. Douvan Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan, Domna Stanton is a renowned scholar of seventeenth-century and early modern French studies. Her books include The Aristocrat as Art: A Study of the Honnête Homme and the Dandy in Seventeenth- and Nineteenth-Century French Literature; Dynamics of Genders in Early Modern France: Women Writ, Women Writing; Enchanted Eloquence: Fairy Tales by Seventeenth-Century Women Writers; and Feminisms in the Academy. Her new book project is entitled The Monarchy, the Nation and Its Others: France in the Age of Louis XIV. Stanton was the first female editor of PMLA and was president of the MLA in 2005. She teaches and writes on international human rights and serves as a commissioner of New York City’s Commission on Human Rights.