Logan Connors

Assoc. Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies in French
Faculty Director, UParis

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2010Ph.D. French and Francophone Studies Louisiana State University
2006 French and Francophone Studies Louisiana State University
2004B.A. History and French University of Rhode Island

Professional Experience

- Series Editor, Scènes francophones, Bucknell University Press (North America’s only Book Series dedicated to French & Francophone Theater)
- Co-Convener, Univ. of Miami Interdisciplinary Research Group on Theatre & Performance Studies
- Member, International Research Group, La Haine du théâtre (anti-theatrical discourses) (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
- Member, Workgroup, Digitization Project: Registres de la Comédie-Française

Honors & Acknowledgements


Fellow, Summer Writing Institute, Univ. of Miami, 2018

Provost's Research Award in the Humanities, Univ. of Miami, 2017

Dean's International Travel Award, Univ. of Miami, 2017

NEH Chair in the Humanities, Bucknell University, 2015-2017


LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Cultural Studies | French and Francophone Studies | Literary/Critical Theory | Medieval and Early Modern | Theater/Performance Studies | 18th-19th Century


Connors, Logan J. From Contagion to Cognition: Building a Theatrical Science of Man in Enlightenment France

Connors, Logan J. Writing against the stage: anti-theatrical discourse in early modern Europe

Connors, Logan J. A Critical Edition of Le Siège de Calais by Pierre-Laurent De Belloy (London, Modern Humanities Research Association. 2014).

Connors, Logan J. Dramatic battles in eighteenth-century France: philosophes, anti-philosophes and polemical theatre (Oxford University Voltaire Foundation. 2012).

Connors, Logan J. (.ed) Writing Against the Stage: anti-theatrical discourse in early modern Europe. Double-Issue of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research 29.1/29.2 (2015).

Connors, Logan J., Douthwaite, Julia, Catriona Seth, and Antoinette Sol, editors. "“Teaching the Revolution’s Theater as Cultural History.”" (New York, MLA. forthcoming, 2018-2019.).

Connors, Logan J., Thouret, Clotilde, editor. "“Auteur dramatique ou Homme dangereux: la représentation de soi et de l’autre dans les comédies de Charles Palissot.”" 317-328 (Paris, Garnier. 2018).

Connors, Logan J., Leon, Mechele, editor. "“Enlightenment Interpretations of Theatre.”" A Cultural History of Theatre 117-137. (London, Bloomsbury. 2017).

Connors, Logan J., Gvozdeva, Katja, Tatiana Korneeva, and Kirill Ospovat, editors. "“Pierre Nicole, Jean-Baptiste Dubos, and the psychological experience of theatrical performance in early modern France.”" Dramatic Experience: Poetics of Drama and the Public Sphere(s) in Early Modern Europe and Beyond. 172-188. (Leiden, Brill. 2016).

Connors, Logan J. "“Increasing Engagement in French & Francophone Studies: Structured Journaling on the Emotions with La Fayette’s La Princesse de Clèves.”" 1476-1480130.5 (PMLA. 2016).