Linda Alcott, PhD

Assistant Professor of French, Clinical Teaching Track, Linda Alcott, PhD, Department of Modern Languages, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, presented a paper at the 66th Annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention held in Boulder, Oct.11-13. Presented as part of the Performing Gender Special Topics Session, Alcott’s paper is titled “Cross-dressing 18th Century Style: Costume Drama and Gender Bending in Mme de Graffigny’s Didactic Playlets.”

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, one of six independent regional branches of the Modern Language Association, is a non-profit, professional organization, established in 1947 to promote critical inquiry, teaching, and research in the fields of languages, literatures, and the humanities by holding a convention every fall for the presentation and discussion of research in these and related fields, and by regularly publishing a print and an electronic scholarly journal. The RMMLA has approximately 900 faculty, student, and independent members coming primarily from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, eastern Oregon and Washington, western Texas, as well as the province of Alberta, Canada.

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