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Jenny Meyer


Senior lecturer of French
Assistant to the Chair (RH)
Faber Hall 555
[email protected]
SPRING 2023 Office hours:
T&F: 11:30am-1:30pm in Faber 555.


BA Yale University
MA and PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison


Jenny Meyer’s interests include literature of the French and Italian Renaissance, early modern women writers, travel writing and mobility theory.

Courses Taught

FREN 1001/1501/1502
FREN 2001: French Language and Literature
FREN 2600: French History, Civilisation and Culture
FREN 3125: Mapping the Nation
FREN 3555: Man: Beast, or Machine?
FREN 3250: Du Scandale au chef d'oeuvre 

Selected Publications

“Montaigne à vélo” in Éloge du singulier - Lire la littérature de la Renaissance avec Ullrich Langer, Virginia Krause and Jan Miernowski, eds. (Paris: Les Classiques Garnier, Forthcoming)

“Barthelémy Aneau’s Alector ou le coq and the Paradox of Renaissance Cosmopolitanism” Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Réforme, 38 (Winter 2015).