Susan Bertonneau

Assistant Professor, French


Contact

246 Marano Campus Center
315.312.6387
susan.bertonneau@oswego.edu

Office hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00-3:30 and by appointment

Publications

  • "From Center to Periphery:  The Pre-romanticism of L'Olive."  Romance Notes, 42 (2001), 17-24.
  • "Lyric Dialogue in the 'Ring' Poems of Pernette du Guillet and Maurice Scève."  The French Review, 68 (1995), 822-829.
  • "Renaissance Versions of the Classical Prometheus in Délie, L'Olive, and Les Amours."  Michigan Academician, 26 (1994), 419-429 
  • "L'Olive and the Poetics of Rivalry."  Classical and Modern Literature, 14 (1994), 183-196.
  • "Appercevant Délie:  Release from the Cycle."  Cincinnati Romance Review, 12 (1993), 26-32.
  • "Inventing the Poet in Du Bellay's Deffence et Illustration de la Langue Françoyse."  IRIS:  Graduate Journal of French Critical Studies, 4 (1989), 7-23.
  • "Bembo's Maneuvers from Virtue to Virtuosity in Gli Asolani."  Italian Quarterly, 27 (1986), 15-23.
  • "Baudelaire toujours poète:  les 'Chevelures' en vers et en prose."  Paroles Gelées (UCLA French Studies), 3 (1985), 49-69.

Conferences

  • "Qu'Apollo je ne irrite":  Pernette du Guillet's Non-figural Poetics."  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, March 1998.
  • "The Emergence of the Ethical Self in Sonnets 105 and 106 of L'Olive."  Committee for the Advancement of Early Studies Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference, Ball State University, October 1994.
  • "The 'Ring' Poems of Pernette du Guillet and Maurice Scève."  International Conference on Representations of Love and Hate, Atlanta, October 1993.
  • "From the Couple to the Self:  Du Guillet Imitating Scève."  Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, University of Missouri, April 1993.
  • "The Prometheus Myth in Scève, Du Bellay, and Ronsard."   Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Eastern Michigan University, March 1993.
  • "L'Olive" and the Poetics of Rivalry."  Medieval and Renaissance Conference, Clinch Valley College of the University of Virginia, September 1992.
  • "Appercevant Délie:  Release from the Cycle."  Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Cincinnati, May 1992.
  • "Celle fureur tant doulce:  The Mythological Origins of Du Bellay's L'Olive."  Pennsylvania Foreign Language Conference, Duquesne University, September 1991.
  • "The Flight from Desire in Du Bellay's L'Olive."  Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Cincinnati, May 1990.
  • "Scève's Cusanian Poetics in Dizain 76."  Renaissance Conference of Southern California, Huntington Library, May 1987.

Panels

  • Presider.  "French and Francophone Literature."  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Meeting, March 1995.
  • Chair and Organizer.  "Anthropoetics:  Mimetology, Generative Anthropology, and Literary Theory."  Modern Language Association, San Diego, December 1994.
  • Presider.  "French and Francophone Literature."  Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Annual Meeting, March 1994.
  • Chair and Organizer.  "The Politics of Lyric."  Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, November 1993.
  • Chair and Organizer.  "Romanticism and the Definition of Culture."  Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis, November 1992.

Education

  • Ph.D., UCLA (French Renaissance Poetry), 1988
  • C.Phil., UCLA, 1986
  • MA, UCLA (Eighteenth-Century Novel), 1983
  • BA, SUNY College at Oswego, 1977
  • Certificat de Langue, Sorbonne, 1976

Classes taught

FRE 102 MWF 8:00-8:55 am 142 Marano Campus Center Office hours: MW, 11:30-12:00 & by appt.
FRE 201 MWF 9:10-10:05 am 142 Marano Campus Center
FRE 302 MW 3:00-4:20 pm 242 Marano Campus Center
FRE 403 MWF 10:20-11:15 am 142 Marano Campus Center