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Patrick Riley

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of California-Berkeley

Office: 208A Lawrence Hall
Phone: 315-228-7299
Email: priley@mail.colgate.edu

Courses Taught: FREN 202 Intermediate French: Language and Literature; FREN 351 Medieval, Renaissance, and Classical Literature: An Introduction; FREN 352 The Enlightenment, Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism: An Introduction; FREN 462 The Age of Enlightenment

Previous Posts: University of California-Berkeley, University of Oklahoma

Areas of Expertise: Eighteenth-Century French literature and philosophy; autobiography; Rousseau

Publications: "Errancy and Libertine Education in Crébillon fils's Les Egarements du coeur et de l'esprit," French Forum; "The Inversion of Conversion: Rousseau's Rewriting of Augustinian Autobiography," forthcoming in Studies in Eighteenth- Century Culture; "The Pope Revisited," review of Revolution of the Mind: The Life of André Breton, The Boston Book Review

Distinctions: University Predoctoral Humanities Fellowship, 1988-1991 and 1994-1995, University of California-Berkeley; Marcel Lemer Scholarship, 1995-1996, University of California-Berkeley; Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award 1994-1995, University of California-Berkeley; University of Oklahoma Junior Faculty Fellowship, 1997

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