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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

You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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