Dr. Leah Tolbert Lyons

Associate Professor

Dr. Leah Tolbert Lyons
615-898-5778
Room 231, Andrew L. Todd Hall (TODD)
MTSU Box 97, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, Vanderbilt University (2007)
  • MA, Vanderbilt University (1997)
  • BA, Middle Tennessee State University (1995)

Areas of Expertise

Francophone Literature and Film

French Language

Humanities

Biography

My research interests include francophone literature and film from Africa and its Diaspora with a particular focus on women writers and gender theory as well as questions of madness, identity, mother/daughter relationships, and representations of romantic love.

I am an Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and the former Director for the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts.

I have taught French language, literature, and film at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. &...

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My research interests include francophone literature and film from Africa and its Diaspora with a particular focus on women writers and gender theory as well as questions of madness, identity, mother/daughter relationships, and representations of romantic love.

I am an Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and the former Director for the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts.

I have taught French language, literature, and film at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  I also teach Contemporary African Literature and film and regularly offer a General Education literature course in the Humanities (HUM 2610) known as "Crazy Love".

 

 

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Awards

John Pleas Faculty Award 2020