Gina Stamm

Assistant Professor of French

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  • phone (205) 348-5059
  • office location BB Comer Hall 216


  • PhD in French Emory University 2016, certificates in Psychoanalytic Studies and Comparative Literature
  • MA in French Miami University 2010


Dr. Stamm’s research focuses on 20th and 21st century French and Caribbean literature, specifically questions of embodiment and the environment; environmental humanities; ecocriticism; and psychoanalysis.


Selected Publications

Le Corps lesbien: Materiality without Abjection.” Forthcoming from Yale French Studies Spring 2022.

“Reconstituer le corps d’Eurydice: Le mythe d’Orphée chez Monique Wittig” in Corps et Mythes : (In)Visibilisations du Féminin. Ed. Metka Zupancik and Brigitte Le Juez       Brill, 2021.

Animal Végétal: Plants and Transhumanism in Contemporary French Literature.” French Forum. Volume 46, Number 1, Spring 2021, pp. 69-82.

“Nature Writing as a Frontier of 20th-Century Poetics.” Sites: 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies, vol. 25:2, June 2021, p 163-171.

“La Ville suffisamment bonne: Aimer la ville sans pitié” in Ces lieux qui nous affectent: Production de sens, enjeu de connaissance, dimension opératoire. Ed. Georges-Henry Laffont and Denis Martouzet. February 2021.

“Cannibal Plants: Tropiques and Martinican Aesthetics.” Women in French Studies, vol. 27, 2019, p. 131-142.

“For a Literature of DéracinementRevue critique de fixxion française, No. 19 “Fictions ‘Françaises,’” 2019, p. 27-36. 

“Inventing a Vegetal Post-Exotic in the Work of Antoine Volodine.” Ecozon@:European Journal of Literature, Culture, and Environment, Vol 10 No 2 (2019) special issue:       “Ecological n(ter)ventions in the Francophone World,” p.42-57

“Postpastoral and the Nonmodern: Jean Giono’s Engagement with Nature.” Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature Vol. 43: Iss. 1, Article 6.; special issue “Engaging the Pastoral: Social, Environmental, and Artistic Critique,” December 2018.

“Embodiment and Aging in Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein.” Mosaic 51.2, June 2018.