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Mary Seidman Trouille

Mary Seidman Trouille, American foreign language educator. Travel grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1995; School Criticism & Theory fellow, 1985, International Summer Institute Semiotic and Structural Studies fellow, 1986.

Background

  • Trouille, Mary Seidman was born on February 23, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Nathaniel and Virginia (Crosley) Seidman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in French, Loyola University, Chicago, 1972. Master of Arts in French, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in French, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1988.

    Career

    • Editor Scott, Foresman Publications, Glenview, Illinois, 1976-1983. Graduate teaching assistant Northwestern University, Evanston, 1983-1988, lecturer French, 1988-1989. Lecturer humanities & French University Chicago, 1990-1993.

      Assistant professor French Illinois State University, Normal, 1993-1996, associate professor French, 1996—2002, professor French, since 2002. Presenter in field.

    Works

    • Author: Sexual Politics in the Enlightenment: Women Writers Read Rousseau, 1997, Wife-Abuse in Eighteenth Century France, 2009, Critical Edition and Original Translation of Genlis's Histoire de la Duchesse de C***, 2010. Member editorial board Studies in 18th-Century Culture, 2000-2003. Translator: The Writing of Melancholy: Modes of Opposition in Early French Modernism, 1993, Les Lieux de Mémoire, volunteer 1, 1998.

      Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society Eighteenth-Century Studies (co-chair women's caucus 1995-1998, member editorial board Studies in 18th-Century Culture 2000-2003, chair teaching prize selection committee 2002-2003), Clifford Prize Committee (chair 2004-2005, member executive board since 2007), International Society Eighteenth-Century Studies.

    Connections

    • Married Guy Andre Nodot, April 5, 1971 (divorced September 1977). 1 child, Jennifer Lynn. Married Bruno Jean-Louis Trouille, April 15, 1978.

      Children: David Alexander, Laura Elizabeth.
    • father: Nathaniel Seidman
    • mother: Virginia (Crosley) Seidman
    • spouses: Guy Andre Nodot
    • Bruno Jean-Louis Trouille
    • children: Jennifer Lynn Trouille
    • David Alexander Trouille
    • Laura Elizabeth Trouille
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    Born February 23, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Loyola University
    • 1974
      Northwestern University
    • 1988
      Northwestern University
    • 1976 - 1983
      Editor Scott
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      graduate teaching assistant, Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      lecturer, humanities & French University Chicago
    • 1993 - 1996
      assistant, professor French Illinois State University
      Normal, Illinois, United States
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