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Modern Languages

Pamela Pears

Associate Professor of French; Department Chair
  • B.A., French, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 1993
  • M.A., French, University of Pittsburgh, 1996
  • Ph.D., French, University of Pittsburgh, 2001

Front Cover Iconography and Algerian Women’s Writing: Heuristic Implications of the Recto-Verso Effect. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. October 2015.




Fall 2015

FRS 101: Elementary French I

FRS 201: Intermediate French I

Selected Publications

“Delacroix, Djebar’s Interlocutor, par excellence”. Contemporary French & Francophone Studies: Sites. 17.5 (December 2013).

« L’Hôte : Guest/Host Dichotomy in Leïla Sebbar’s Marguerite and Nina Bouraoui’s Garçon manqué » Rocky Mountain Review.  66 .1 (Spring 2012).

“Ly Thu Ho.” Passages et Ancrages : Dictionnaire des écritures migrantes en France depuis 1981. Paris : Honoré Champion, 2012. 

“Images, Messages, and the Paratext in Algerian Women’s Writing.” Judging a Book by its Cover. Eds. Nicole Matthews and Nickianne Moody. Hampshire, England: Ashgate, 2007.

“Le mythe de la guerrière : Yamina Mechakra et Ly Thu Ho.” Des femmes écrivent la guerre. Eds. Frédérique Chevillot and Anna Norris. Aix-en-Provence: Éditions Complicités, 2007.

“Kateb Yacine’s Journey Beyond Algeria and Back.” Hommage à Kateb Yacine. Ed. Nabil Boudraa. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2006.

Remnants of Empire in Algeria and Vietnam: Women, Words, and War. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004. (Paperback reprint in December 2006).

Washington College Honors

  • Alumni Association’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, May 2009