Leanna
Rezvani
Lecturer in French
14N-429
617-253-3067

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Leanna Bridge Rezvani is a Lecturer in French. Her research focuses on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century women writers with particular emphasis on the Heptaméron, La Princesse de Clèves, the Querelle des Femmes, and Marguerite de Roberval.  Her current project explores the influence of hagiographical narratives on Marguerite de Navarre’s writings.

Rezvani has published articles on Marguerite de Navarre, Madame de Lafayette, and Marguerite de Roberval.  She has also developed pedagogical websites on Marguerite de Roberval, the Heptaméron and La Princesse de Clèves.

Research Areas / Expertise: Language and Culture Courses; Second Language Pedagogy; Sixteenth-Century and Seventeenth-Century Literature; Marguerite de Roberval and Canadian History; Women Writers; Teaching with Technology

Education:
2005 Ph.D. Boston College
1998 M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara
1995 B.A. Western Washington University