Sharon P. Johnson
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
317 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-9859 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharon P. Johnson is an Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures.
- 19th-century Literature
- Painters Mary Cassatt and Paul Cezanne
- Paris in the 19th-Century
- Flaubert, Maupassant, Zola
- Rape in 19th-century Penny Presses, French Jurisprudence and Medical Reports
- Ph. D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996
- August 10 2016-August 10 2018: Director of Women’s and Gender Studies
- Modern Language Association
- Recipient of the William E. Wine Teaching Award, spring 2011
- Recipient of the Diggs Teaching Scholar Award, spring 2004
- University Exemplary Department Award (collaborations between the French Program of FLL and Pamplin College of Business), fall 2003
Boundaries of Acceptability: Flaubert, Maupassant, Cézanne, and Cassatt. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.
“Cultural Blindness and Ambiguity: Reading (for) and Writing about Rape.” French Cultural Studies.
“Permutations of Genre, Gender and Guilt: Rape Narratives in the Canards Sanglants of Nineteenth-Century France.” Genre(s)/Gender. Eds. Kornelia Slavova and Isabelle Boof-Vermesse. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski UP, 2010. 299-317.
“The Cleansing of Les Halles: Discourses of Health and Disease in Zola’s Le Ventre de Paris.” Romance Quarterly 51.3 (2004): 226-240.
“The Toleration and Erotization of Rape: Interpreting Charles Perrault’s ’Le Petit Chaperon Rouge’ within Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French Jurisprudence.” Women Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 32.3 (2003): 325-52.
- Department of Education Title VI Grant, spring 2001, $390,000. Co-Writer with Dr. Richard Shryock. Co-PI with Drs. Richard Shryock and Robert Sumichrast
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