Diane Kelley

Diane Kelley

Professor, French Studies

(On Leave Spring 2022)

Diane Kelley’s expertise is in early modern 17th- and 18th- century French culture and literature. Her dissertation analyzed fiction by women writers at the turn of the 18th century, including Mme de Lafayette, Catherine Bernard, and Mme de Tencin. She has also published on Mme de Graffigny, Voltaire, and Diderot in journals such as Dalhousie French Studies and New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century. Her most recent project on Mme Helvetius’ experience of the French Revolution is under review. Other interests include the book trade of the 18th century, correspondences of the time, material culture and creative approaches to teaching language, history, and literature, including Reacting to the Past pedagogy.

Education
BA The College of William and Mary 1990
MA University of California, Los Angeles 1993
Ph.D University of California, Los Angeles 1998
Class
Intermediate French FREN 201-A 2218
French Current Events FREN 205-A 2218
The Paris Connection FREN 235-A 2218
French Short Fiction FREN 310-A 2218
Guide Puget Sound GPS 100-D 2218

Contact Information

Wyatt 239
email dkelley@pugetsound.edu