Associate Professor of French
Guilford House 305
Christine M. Cano (Ph.D. Yale University), Associate Professor of French, has teaching and research interests in modern and contemporary France. An alumna of Smith College, she spent her junior year in Paris (Université Paris-Sorbonne) and is interested in the history of study abroad. She is the author of Proust’s Deadline (University of Illinois Press) and has published articles on book reception histories, journalism and the French press, and political travel writing. A recent article on French journalist Daniel Guérin’s accounts of 1930s Germany appeared in Contemporary French Civilization (“Daniel Guérin’s The Brown Plague: Reports From Nazi Germany,” Volume 45, Issue 1, 2020).
Before joining the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Cano taught at Bates College and Virginia Tech. She enjoys teaching a range of language, literature, and culture courses, including courses on French cinema and the contemporary novel. Since 2015, she has served on the Senate of the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society as a representative of the East Central District, and she is active in CWRU’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Ohio.