Charlotte Daniels

Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

Teaching this semester

AFRS 2409/FRS 2409/LAS 2209. From the Spoken Word to the Written Text

Examines oral and written traditions of areas where French is spoken in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and North America from the Middle Ages to 1848. Through interdisciplinary units, students examine key moments in the history of the francophone world, drawing on folktales, epics, poetry, plays, short stories, essays, and novels. Explores questions of identity, race, colonization, and language in historical and ideological context. Taught in French.

FRS 2305. Advanced French through Film, A

An introduction to film analysis. Conversation and composition based on a variety of contemporary films from French-speaking regions. Grammar review and frequent short papers. Emphasis on student participation including a variety of oral activities. Three hours per week plus regular viewing sessions for films and a weekly conversation session with French teaching fellows.


  • B.A., B.S., Delaware
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania