Visiting Assistant Professor
- School of Modern Languages
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.
- 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)
- FREN-1002: Elementary French II
- FREN-3040: Reading and Translation
- "Ex-Machina" d’Alex Garland, Femme-machine et fille d’Eve
In: Artefact-Techniques, histoire et sciences humaines [Peer Reviewed]
- Philip Kaufman’s "Invasion of the Body Snatchers". Mistrusting the female experience
In: Supernatural Studies [Peer Reviewed]
- “‘Do I look inanimate to you, Punk?" When plants rebel
In: Special issue of Modern Language Studies on Speculative horror [Peer Reviewed]
- Le Rire au service de la tyrannie dans "L’Homme qui rit" de Victor Hugo
In: French Forum [Peer Reviewed]
- Napoleonic conquest and Chinese absorption: dialectics of territorial expansion in Jack London’s "The Unparalleled invasion"
In: The Impact of war on science fiction and fantasy literature and film [Peer Reviewed]
- L’Orientale chez Flaubert, un Sphinx sans secrets
In: Le Féminin entre chimère et utopie dans la France du XIXe siècle