French and Francophone Studies

Faculty & Staff

Brinda J. Mehta Brinda J. Mehta
Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

At Mills since 1992

Office: Mills Hall 326
Phone: 510.430.2212
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Faculty Office Hours - Fall 2018
M, W


MH 326


Fall 2018 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
M 09:00AM-09:50AM FREN 3/177
Intermediate French III
STR 026
T 08:30AM-09:20AM FREN 3/177
Intermediate French III
STR 026
W 08:30AM-09:50AM FREN 3/177
Intermediate French III
STR 026

  • PhD in French Literature, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • MA in French Literature with Distinction, University of Bombay, Bombay, India
  • BA in French Literature with Honor, Elphinstone College, Bombay, India
Courses Taught
  • FREN 003: Intermediate French III
  • FREN 004: Intermediate French IV
  • FREN 102: Introduction to Francophone Literature
  • FREN 162: Aesthetics of the Body in Literature
  • FREN 168: Francophone Caribbean Women
  • FREN 170: Orientalism in the Novel
  • FREN 191: Senior Thesis
  • LET 111: Theorizing Cultural Studies in the Americas
  • LET 115: African and Caribbean Literatures
  • LET 142: French and Francophone Women Writers
  • LET 149: Post-Colonial Conditions: Contemporary Women's Writings from Africa
  • LET 150: Reconfiguring South Asian Diasporic Identity
  • LET 155: Reading War in Postcolonial Literature from North Africa and the center East
Professional Interests

Nineteenth-century French literature, psychoanalysis and feminist critical theories, Caribbean and African francophone literatures

Last Updated: 9/7/18