Andrea Tarnowski

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Chair, Department of French and Italian

  • Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature

  • Director, Humanities 1 & 2

  • Associate Director, Leslie Center for the Humanities


Dartmouth Hall, Room 213C
HB 6087


French and Italian


  • B.A. Amherst College
  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (rue d'Ulm), Paris
  • D.E.A., Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle
  • M.A., M. Phil, Ph.D. Yale University

Selected Publications

  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Christine de Pizan, Modern Language Association of America, 2018.

  • Meaning and Its Objects:  Material Culture in Medieval and Early Modern France.  Co-edited with Margaret Burland and David Laguardia.  Yale French Studies 110 (Fall 2006).

  • "Material Examples:  Philippe de Mézières' Order of the Passion,"  in Yale French Studies 110 (Fall 2006).

  • "Vertu du sacrement de mariage," in Women in the Middle Ages, An Encyclopedia , (K M Wilson and N Margolis (eds.), (2004) 920-923.

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Works In Progress

  • Christine de Pizan's The Long Road of Learning

  • "Dreams of Unity: Political Literature in Late Medieval France"