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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Jeffrey Burkholder

Jeffrey Burkholder

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Jeffrey Burkholder specializes in French literature and philosophy, with research interests in aesthetics, romanticism, and ecology. He is the author of Poétique de la nature, published by Classiques Garnier in 2023. He holds a BA from U.C. Berkeley as well as an MA and Ph.D from the University of Paris III, La Sorbonne-Nouvelle. Since joining the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in 2019, he has developed a keen interest in language pedagogy and theories of communication. In all his teaching and course development, he is committed to SCU’s core values of social justice and educating the whole person.

  • Introduction to French Language and Culture (French I, II & III)
  • Introduction to French and Francophone studies (French 100 & 100b)
  • Introduction to Literary and Cultural Analysis (French 101)
  • Advanced Writing (French 103a)
  • Contemporary France (French 110)
  • French Perspectives on Social Justice (French 176)
  • Technology, Science and Society, from Romanticism to the Digital Age (French 177)
  • Religion and Culture in Modern France (French 187)
  • Poétique de la nature : romantisme et négativité de Rousseau à Proust, Classiques Garnier, 2023

  • '' La Nature chez Rousseau : une poétique négative?'', L’Accident de Ménilmontant, éd. Anouchka Vasak, Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2017.