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Molly Robinson Kelly

Associate Professor of French (Sabbatical sp-14)

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Molly Robinson Kelly joined the faculty of Lewis and Clark College in 2004. She received her candidature and licence from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Princeton University in 2000, with a concentration in French literature of the Middle Ages. She has taught courses in French language, literature, and civilization, as well as seminars in French medieval and Renaissance literature. Her publications include articles on the medieval legend of Tristan and Yseut, Old French lexico-grammatical disambiguation, and the twentieth-century authors Albert Cohen and Jean-Claude Pirotte. She has co-edited a volume of Oeuvres et critiques dedicated to the Princeton-based Charrette Project. Dr. Robinson Kelly’s book, The Hero’s Place: Medieval Literary Traditions of Space and Belonging, was published in 2009 with Catholic University of America Press.

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Molly Robinson Kelly Associate Professor of French (Sabbatical sp-14)

Foreign Languages Lewis & Clark 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road MSC 30 Portland OR 97219 USA

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