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Maureen Jameson

Associate Professor
901 Clemens Hall
Office Hours: Spring 2018 - Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.; or by appointment
(716) 645-0860


  • B.A., French language and literature, Vanderbilt University, 1975
  • M.A., French language and literature, Princeton University, 1978
  • Ph.D., French language and literature, Princeton University, 1980

Courses Regularly Taught

  • FR 211/212: Introduction to French language and culture
  • FR 305: Reading French Historians
  • FR 350: Modern French Short Story
  • FR 525: French for Reading Knowledge
  • FR 482: The Image of Smoking and the Smoker in French literature and culture


  • 19th, 20th, and 21st century French literature and society
  • Digital Humanities

Research Interest

  • 19th and early 20th century French novel
  • French history
  • Cognitive Science
  • Science and society

Current Research

  • The image of smoking and the smoker in French and francophone culture

Selected Publications

  • “De Villequier à Pont-l’Evêque: un palimpseste flaubertien?” La Revue des Lettres Modernes: Histoire des Idées et des Littératures. 1165-1172 (1994):169-86.
  • “Mediation, parasitism, and intertextuality in La Chartreuse de Parme.” French Forum3 (Sept. 1992): 261-79.
  • Volupté: récit d’un crime.” Romanic Review 85.1 (Jan. 1994): 49-63.
  • “Métonymie et trahison dans L’Education sentimentale.” Nineteenth-Century French Studies4 (1991): 566-582.
  • “Some thoughts on Flaubert and Intertextuality.” Mid-Hudson Language Studies2 (1989): 65-74.
  • “Promises and Challenges of Digital Libraries and Document Image Analysis: A Humanist’s Perspective.” Proceedings of the 2004 International Workshop on Document Image Analysis for Libraries. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2004.