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Michael Meere

Assistant Professor of French

300 High Street, 303

Assistant Professor, Medieval Studies


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BA Northwestern University
MA University of Virginia
PHD University of Virginia

Michael Meere


Michael Meere specializes in French-language theater and poetics from the late fifteenth to the early eighteenth centuries. Other interests include gender and sexuality studies, indigenous studies, disability studies, travel literature, and contemporary theater and performance. He has edited French Renaissance and Baroque Drama: Text, Performance, Theory (2015) and published over two dozen journal articles, book chapters, and book reviews. He teaches courses ranging from Elementary French to upper-level seminars on topics such as spectacles of violence, self-representation, and imagining the "New World.” He also directs French-language theater productions at Wesleyan. 

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I will be away from the university during the 2019-2020 academic year. The best way to contact me is via email: mmeere@wesleyan.edu