July 17, 2024

James Gaines

James F. Gaines, professor of French, had a book, “Moliere and Paradox: Skepticism and Theater in the Early Modern Age,” published in August by Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH+Co. of Tubingen, Germany. The 151-page book offers a wide perspective on Moliere’s major plays and is designed to help students of theatre and philosophy and French literature specialists. In addition, Gaines presented the paper “The Problem of the Species in Cyrano de Bergerac’s Etats et empires de la lune and Modern Science Fiction” at the Society for Seventeenth-Century French Studies’ annual conference at Royal Holloway College, University of London in September.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.