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Lori Knox

Lecturer, Languages and Intercultural Studies

Jonathan Doe
Contact Lori Knox
929-266-5687 lknox1@coastal.edu Spring 2018 Virtual Hours: Monday/Wednesday 1-3pm 

Dans la vie, rien n’est à craindre, tout est à comprendre. ("Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.”) – Marie Curie

Biography

Dr. Lori Knox has taught a wide range of French language, literature, and culture courses here at CCU.  She enjoys teaching courses with an emphasis on French film and culture and is currently teaching French distance courses for beginners and advanced students. Her current research focuses on how introducing French fiction, music and film into distance classrooms can bridge the gap between today’s students and centuries of French culture.  She has taught at Louisiana State University, Université de Poitiers and the University of West Georgia.  She came to CCU in Fall 2010.

Education

Ph.D., French Studies, Louisiana State University, 2007
B.A., French, Centenary College of Louisiana, 1998
B.S., Applied Science, Centenary College of Louisiana, 1998

Teaching Areas

Subjects:
French Culture
French Language
French Literature

Course delivery:
Distance
Hybrid
Face-to-Face

Research Areas

  • Second-language, literature and culture instruction in distance, hybrid and face-to-face classroom environments
  • The role of fairy tales in today’s French classroom
  • French film and music as instructional tools
  • Life-writing, gender and genre, especially in the works of Madame de Villedieu and other French women writers