Name:Ingrid Ilinca
Title:Asst Professor French
Department:Foreign Languages
Location:NH 36
Phone:+1 (573) 592-5323


  • PhD in French Studies, 2009, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
  • M.A. in Interdisciplinary French Studies, 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B. A. in French Language and Literature, 1994, University Al.I. Cuza, Iasi, Romania.

Field of Specialization

French literature and culture (second half of 18th century and 19th century) Fields of interest: cultural history, representations of America in French writings, Québec contemporary novel.

Scholarly / Professional Highlights

  • taught a wide range of undergraduate courses, from elementary French to Advanced Civilization, and two graduate translation courses
  • participation in prestigious conferences, such as Nineteenth Century French Studies Colloquium, Modern Languages Association Convention, and American Council for Québec Studies Biennial Conference
  • numerous published translations, both in the country of origin (Romania) and in USA

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