Languages and Cultures

West Chester University

Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Department Chairperson
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048


Rebecca M. Pauly


Rebecca M. Pauly
Professor of Languages
D.M.L., Middlebury College
M.A., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Smith College
Rebecca M. Pauly


Research interests:

French and Italian film studies, 19th and 20th century French literature, text and image theory

Recent Publications/Activities:

"Origin-ality: Sources and Adaptations of Francophone Voices." AATF Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 2010; First Linguistic Origins conference, Towson, MD, 2011.

Articles on Children on French Film, Baudelaire translating E.A. Poe.

(Recent Activites)

Classes regularly taught:

EFR 350 French Civlization on Feature Film, "Bonjour les enfants"

FRE 350 and FRE 550, French Cinema, "Bonjour les enfants"

FRE 304 and FRE 504, French and Francophone literature

EIT 360 Italian Film, ITA 360 Italian Cinema

FRE 440 and FRE 540, Writing French Children's Stories, online