Madeleine Wolf

Visiting Assistant Professor of French Studies Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Pomona College; AM Harvard University; PhD Harvard University

Research Areas: French literature, culture, and film; 19th-century French studies; sound studies; violence; gender and sexuality; French language

Madeleine Wolf is a literary scholar and specialist in nineteenth-century French literature, history, and culture. Her research focuses on the literal and figurative roles of noise, dissonance, and disruption in French narrative and poetry. Her other research and teaching interests include digital humanities, literary cartography, representations of violence, French and Francophone film, and second language pedagogy. She also teaches beginning and advanced French, where she combines language instruction with cultural content and community-based learning.

Madeleine received her PhD from Harvard University's Department of Romance Languages and Literatures in 2021. Before coming to Abu Dhabi, she has taught and conducted research in the US and France. 

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