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
maddux@udallas.edu

 

Education

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

Courses

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

News

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The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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