Location: Bowdoin / Katherine Dauge-Roth


Katherine L. Dauge-Roth

Associate Professor of Romance Languages

Contact Information

Romance Languages
206 Sills Hall

Spring 2014

  • Elementary French II (FREN 1102)
  • Contemporary France Through the Media (FREN 2408A)

Bowdoin College: Katherine Dauge-Roth

Bowdoin College: Katherine Dauge-Roth


  • A.B. Colby College
  • D.E.U.G. Université de Caen
  • M.A., Ph. D. Michigan-Ann Arbor

Teaching Interests

  • French Language, Culture, and Society
  • Medieval and Early Modern Literature, History, and Culture
  • Women and Gender
  • Medicine and Literature

Research Interests

  • Literature and the body
  • Early modern medicine (madness, female maladies)
  • Narratives of demonic possession, religious and mystical writing
  • Women's memoirs


"The Shape and Form of Writing:  Pastoral Graffiti in Early Seventeenth-Century France." In preparation for Formes et formations au dix-septième siècle. Ed. Buford Norman. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2006.

"Ventriloquism and the Voice of Authority:  Nuns, Demons, and Exorcists in Early Seventeenth-Century France." Forthcoming in Early Modern Convent Voices:  The World and the Cloister. Ed. Thomas M. Carr, Jr. EMF: Studies in Early Modern France 11 (2005).

"Crossing Lines, Encouraging Ownership:  Teaching the Occult Early Modern." Forthcoming in Cahiers du Dix-Septième Siècle (2005).

"Textual Performance:  Imprinting the Criminal Body." Forthcoming in Intersections. Eds. Faith Beasley and Kathryn Wine. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2005.

"Femmes lunatiques:  Women and the Moon in Early Modern France." Forthcoming in Dalhousie French Studies 71 (2005).

"Médiations, figures et expériences de l'autre vie:  Jean-Joseph Surin à la rencontre du démoniaque." In L'autre au dix-septième siècle. Eds. Ralph Heyndels and Barbara Woshinsky. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 1999. 375-84.


The Vampire (Le Styrge)"Witches, Monsters, and Demons:  Representing the Occult." Exhibit in the John A. and Helen P. Becker Gallery, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, September 30-November 2, 2003, created in conjunction with French 325 students.

Editorial Position

Contributing editor, January 2003 to present:  French 17. An Annual Bibliography of French Seventeenth-Century Studies 51 (2003) and 52 (2004). Survey and write entries throughout the year on work appearing in academic journals in the field

Image: CHARLES MERYON The Vampire (Le Styrge) from the collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art