Julie Hugonny

Visiting Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Overview

Julie Hugonny earned her Ph.D. in French literature from New York University in 2014. Her dissertation, The Last Man. Apocalyptic science fiction literature from the nineteenth century to World War I, deals with disasters, epidemics, devolution and the end of the world.

She is now a Visiting Assistant Professor of French at Georgia Tech.

Her teaching and research interests are:

- Science and fiction in literature and film

- Nineteenth-century French and English literature: realism, romanticism, fantastic tales and the supernatural

- Depictions of monsters and the monstrous in popular culture

- Film studies

She is currently working on an annotated version of Jean-Baptiste Cousin de Grainville’s 1805 epic, Le Dernier Homme.

Education:
  • PhD in French Literature, New York University (2014)
  • MA in French Literature, University of Illinois in Chicago (2008)
  • MA in English Literature, Université de Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle (2005)
  • MA in French Literature, Université de Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle (2005)
Areas of
Expertise:
  • 19th-century French And English Fiction, Literature And Poetry
  • Film Studies. Analysis, History And Basic Film-making
  • Introduction To Interpretation And Translation
  • Monsters And The Monstrous In French And English Literature, Popular Culture And Film
  • Post-apocalyptic Fiction
  • Science Fiction In Literature, Culture And Film
Interests
Research Fields:
  • French
Courses
  • FREN-1002: Elementary French II
  • FREN-3040: Reading and Translation
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