Robert J. Hudson

Education: PhD, CPhil, French and Francophone Studies, U. of California, Los Angeles, 2008
~Doctoral Dissertation: "The Petrarchian Lyrical Imperative: An Anthropology of the Sonnet in Renaissance France, 1536-1552"
Academic Appointments: Brigham Young University, Dept. of French & Italian, 2008-present
Bio: I enjoy cooking, traveling, running and following French rugby and soccer and Los Angeles-based athletic teams.
Academic Interests: Renaissance/Reformation France; 16th-c. Lyon and the Valois court of Francis I; Clément Marot; Rabelais; Marguerite de Navarre; Gallicism; Imitation theory; Lyrical and Pastoral verse; French & Italian cinema
Recent Publications: Articles on Clément Marot, Marguerite de Navarre, Gérard de Nerval and Ronsard, as well as Robert Bresson and Jean-Pierre Melville