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Romance Studies Alumni

Ph.D. in French (2016)

While at UNC, Diana was advised by Professor Ellen Welch

digarcia@email.unc.edu


Education

M.A., French Studies, Georgia State University, 2009
B.A., French, University of Puerto Rico, 1999

Bio

Diana García is a 7th-year Ph.D. candidate in French. After finishing her Master’s Degree in French Studies at Georgia State University in 2009, she enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill where she is specializing in the study of the poetics of vision in 18th century French Fiction. Her current research interests are: eighteenth and nineteenth-century fiction and the study of its relationship to visual culture, and visual epistemology in modern literature. Her dissertation focuses on the creative works of fiction by Marivaux, le chevalier de Mouhy, and Rétif de la Bretonne.