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Ph. D. University of California at Los Angeles, 1992Dissertation: Pasquier Quesnel and the Second Generation of Jansenism. Andrew Lossky, Director. Auditrice Libre, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, sections des Sciences Historiques et philologiques (Sorbonne), Paris, France, 1985-1986C. Phil. in History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980- Major Field: Early Modern European History 1600-1715- Specialization: Political, Intellectual, Cultural History - Minor Fields: Renaissance and Reformation Europe - The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte -Modern European Intellectual History M.A. in History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979B.A. in History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974.
“Women and Silence: Expanding the boundaries of Seventeenth-Century Women’s Religious Congregations”, Selected Papers Proceedings Western Society for French History, vol. 24, 1997.“French Views of India: The Travels of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier” in Distant Lands and Diverse Cultures: The French Experience in Asia, 1600-1700, edited by Glenn Ames and Ronald Love. Greenwood (2003).
“French Immigration to Ohio: The Case of Louisville’s Saint Louis Parish”A Soul of Her Own: Womens Religious Congregations in Seventeenth Century France
Chair, “Fighting France: Diplomatic and Military Initiatives From the French to the Russian Revolutions,” Western Society for French History, Indianapolis, 2001. Commentator, “Blurred Margins: Strategies of Inclusion in Early Modern France,” western Society for French History, Indianapolis, 2001. “Scandal in the Convent: Runaways, Booksellers, and the Filles de l’Enfance,” Western Society for French History Monterrey, November, 1999. Chair: Frenchmen Abroad: Views of Asia in the Seventeenth Century, Western Society for French History, Boston, 1998. “The Pedagogical Imperative: Teaching As a Literary Genre in Seventeenth Century Fracnce,” Western Society for French History, Saskatoon, October, 1997. “In Her Image: Women and the Language of Silence in Seventeenth Century French Religious Congregations,” Western Society for French History, Charlotte, November 1996. Commentator, “The Dilemma of Obedience: Women in a Changing Church, 1650-1750.” Society for French Historical Studies. Boston, March, 1996. “Jansenism and the Eighteenth Century Convulsionaires: The Hysteria of the Women of St. Medard,” Conference on Women’s Religious Congregations, June 1996. “Women and Missionary Work in Seventeenth Century France: Another Look at the Filles de l’Enfance,” Western Society for French History, Las Vegas, 1995. “Power and Persecution in Louis XIV’s France: The Story of Filles de l’Enfance,” American Catholic Historical Association, Milwaukee, 1995. “Religious Aspiration and Political Confrontation: Pasquier Quesnel and Louis XIV in the Early Eighteenth Century,” Western Society for French History, Missoula, 1993. “Intellectual Challenges to the Religious Status Quo: Pasquier Quesnel and the Eighteenth Century Jansenists,” American Catholic Historical Association, Philadelphia, 1993. Chair, “Is He Still Le Grand Colbert,” Western Society for French History, Reno, 1991. “Louis XIV and Political Policy,” American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch, Kona, Hawaii, 1991. “Jansenists Themes in Plays of Racine: Esther and Athalie as Political Ideology,” Western Society for French History, New Orleans, 1989. “Louis XIV and the Jansenists: An Aspect in the Case of Quesnel,” Western Society for French History, Los Angeles, 1988.
“Obstacles to Research in French Archives,” Graduate Seminar, University of California at Santa Barbara, March 2002. “Pasquier Quesnel and the Jansenist Problem: Another Look,” Ecole Practique des Hautes des Etudes(Sorbonne), Paris, 2002. “Power and Persecution: An Aspect in the Case of the Filles de l’Enfance,” William Andrews Clark Library, Los Angeles, April 2001. “The Absolutism of Louis XIV: Some Reflections on the Work of Andrew Lossky,” University of California at Los Angeles, November 2000. “Power and Persecution in the France of Louis XIV: The Filles de l’ Enfance,” Early Modern European Seminar, Ohio State University, May 1998.
World Civilization 1 & 2The French Revolution and NapoleonModern FranceThe Vietnam WarThe Age of Louis XIVHistory of Women in Europe
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