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Brookes, Christi

Assistant Dean


More about Christi Brookes

  • The French Face of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Monsieur de l’Aubépine and his Second Empire Critics.  Columbus, OH:  Ohio State UP, 2011.  Written with Michael Anesko.
  • “South of the 49th Parallel: Denis Villeneuve's Sicario (2015)" Québec Studies 65 (June 2018): 149-167.
  • "Our Cousins in the New World:  Celebrating Mexico in the French Alps” in Place and Locality in Modern France, eds. Philip Whalen and Patrick Young.  New York:  Bloomsbury Academic, 2014. 137-47.
  • “Hawking Cossacks, Selling Tsarinas: Russia in French Advertisement, 1856-1894,” Modern and Contemporary France 21 (November 2013): 1-20.
  • “Le Carnet de voyage en Russie d'Henri Vever. Une source inédite pour l'étude des rapports franco-russes à la Belle Époque,” in La France et les Français en Russie:  Nouvelles sources et approches (1815-1917).  Paris:  Éditions de l’École Nationale des Chartes, 2012. 245-260.  Co-authored with Willa Z. Silverman.
  • Ph.D., French Civilization, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004
  • M.A., French, The Pennsylvania State University, 1998
  • BA, French, University of Arizona, 1996

Border and transnational studies; French cultural history; history of the book; nineteenth-century France, transatlantic studies.

Courses Taught

  • Elementary French I & II 
  • Intermediate French I & II
  • Advanced French I & II
  • Introduction to French Civilization
  • France Today
  • Advanced French Composition and Conversation
  • Modern Paris
  • French Culture Web Pages:  The French in Michigan
  • French Popular Culture
  • France at War in the Twentieth Century
  • Contemporary French Visions of the United States