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James C. Nicholls

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Emeritus

B.A. University of Wisconsin 1951
M.A. University of Wisconsin 1952, French Literature
University of Dijon 1957-1958, Fulbright Scholar
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin 1962, French Literatu

Office: 211 Lawrence
Phone: 315-228-7093


Courses Taught: Intermediate French, Introduction to French Literature, Seminar in Eighteenth-Century French Literature

Research Interests: Eighteenth-Century French Literature; Diderot

Publications: Mme. Riccoboni's Letters to David Hume, David Garrick and Sir Robert Liston, 1976; Grading the Advanced Placement Examination in French Literature, 1981; Grading the Advanced Placement Examination in French Language, 1981; "Toward a Chronology of Jacques le Fataliste," Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, 1993

Distinctions: Chief Reader for the French Language and Literature Advanced Placement Examinations, 1976-1980; Associate Dean of the Faculty, Colgate University, 1980-1982; Chair of the French Achievement Test Committee, 1987-1990

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