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

University Welcomes Leading Catholic Intellectual to Campus

On Friday, Sept. 13, the university community welcomed George Weigel, distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the father of two UD alumnae. Celebrated for his two-volume biography of St. John Paul II and many other intellectual contributions, Weigel presented an exploration of the current Catholic situation in light of a new interpretation of the past 250 years of the church's interaction with social, cultural, economic and political modernity.

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Recent DBA Alumnus Begins Tenure-Track Position at UNI

Gabe Dickey, DBA '19, recently successfully defended his dissertation, titled "Exploring the Human Side of Audit Quality: Team Engagement and Partner Leadership Behaviors," for UD's Doctor of Business Administration. Dickey has spent his career in the accounting profession, the vast majority as a certified public accountant working in auditing. He began UD's DBA program three years ago, drawn in by his interest in broader business issues and the program's practitioner-oriented focus.

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Longtime Campus Safety Officer Sworn In to UDPD

Carlos Tijerina came to UD as a Campus Safety officer 23 years ago. He has loved the camaraderie of the CSO, but it has always been his dream to become a police officer. Then, a little over a year ago, UD finally got a police department. On Sept. 10, Tijerina was sworn in by President Thomas Hibbs as an official part of the UDPD team.

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