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Amy Graves-Munroe, Ph.D.

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

16th century French literature; History of the book and material culture; Propaganda and polemics; Wars of Religion (Protestant and Catholic Reformations); Historiography

Adapting her thesis manuscript on "Propagande, pratiques d'histoire et proto-journalisme: l'historiographie engagée de Simon Goulart (1543-1628)" into a book on the transformation of political and religious broadsides into works of historiographical memoires. Currently preparing a conference on Christian stoicism and devotional literature at Paris IV-Sorbonne. Long-range plans include a book on "La Cuisine et la controverse", a look at how kitchen metaphors vehiculate polemical satire.