Dr. Stephen Maddux

Dr. Stephen Maddux

Dr. Stephen MadduxAssociate Professor of French

Comparative Literary Traditions, French, Modern Languages
Location: Carpenter Hall 207
Fax: 972-721-4088
Other Phone: 214-929-6518



B.A., French & English, University of Dallas, 1971
M.A., Comparative Studies in Literature,University of Chicago, 1973
Ph.D., Comparative Studies in Literature, University of Chicago, 1979


Intro to French Literature (MCTF3305)
Intro to Old French (MCTF5315)
Elementary French I (MFr1301)
Advanced Grammar I (MFr3145)
Elementary French II (MFr1302)
Intermediate French II (MFr2312)
Advanced Grammar II (MFr3146)
Intermediate French I & II
Advanced French Grammar
King Arthur in Europe I / The Search for the Holy Grail
King Arthur in Europe II / Lancelot
J.R.R. Tolkien: Heroic Fantasy & the Literary Tradition
French Symbolist Poetry
Introduction to Old French
Introduction to Old Occitan
Historical Linguistics
Literary Tradition One (Eng1301)
Literary Tradition Two (Eng1302)
Augustine (ClL3334 Latin)
Medieval Latin Readings (ClL3335 Latin)
Arthurian Romance (Eng5320)
Medieval World (Humanities 6326)
Renaissance World (Humanities 6327)

Contact Person For

French Program
Fulbright, NSEP grants
Center for Contemplative Studies
Concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Language Concentration
Qualification in French for graduate students.

Current Research Project

Co-editing, co-translating, and co-introducing the complete sermons of Petrus Lombardus, aka Peter the Lombard, twelfth-century theologian, for the Dallas Medieval Texts and Translations (Peeters)

Representative Publications

"La Pnitence de Perceval." Communio: Revue catholique internationale (version francaise) 3:5 (1978) 59-69

"The Fiction of the 'Livre' in Robert de Boron's Merlin." Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 5 (1985) 41-56

"Satan with and without a face in Georges Bernanos." Claudel Studies 13:2 (1986) 22-33


Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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