Languages and Cultures

West Chester University

Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair 2016-2017
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048

Brigitte Goutal


Brigitte Goutal
Ph.D. Harvard University
Brigitte Goutal



Du Berger au Courtisan (The relationship of disguise to authority in 17th century France)

Courses taught at West Chester University:

  • French 101
  • French 102
  • French 201
  • French 202
  • French 305
  • French 421-20
  • French 521-20

Outstanding faculty Award, West Chester University Honors College, 2007-2010

Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2002, 2003, 2004

Research Interests:

Civilization: Seventeenth Century Now (seventeenth century presence in contemporary France: literature, architecture, art)

Pedagogy: Oral Cultural Proficiency (How to master grammar through the spontaneous discussion of culture)