Stéphanie Boulard (Ph.D, Emory University, 2006) is Associate Professor of French in the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech and an affiliate of the French Research Center Groupe Hugo-CERILAC (EA 4410) of Université Paris-Diderot, France.
Her research and teaching interests include 19th-century literature, 20th-21st-century literature and culture, visual arts, film, feminine writing, Francophone studies, French modern art and urban culture, and contemporary critical theory. Professor Boulard is the curator of both the French and Francophone Film Festival and the French Speaker Series at Georgia Tech, and has created the French Club Library there.
Author of Rouge Hugo (Septentrion, 2014), Stéphanie Boulard has also directed special issues of SITES on Pascal Quignard (Contemporary French & Francophone Studies: Sites 18.3, 2014) and La Revue des Sciences Humaines on Victor Hugo (Ego Hugo, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2011), and a book of essays on Claude Louis-Combet (Visions/visitations/passions : en compagnie de Claude Louis-Combet, Corlevour, 2008). She has published and presented extensively on authors such as Hugo, Balzac, Cixous, Quignard, Michaux and Genet. She is the author of over 18 essays published as chapters in books, or as articles in journals including Revue des Sciences Humaines, Littérature, Review SITES Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, and Paroles Gelées.