Dr. Elisabeth D. Hodges

Dr. Elisabeth D. Hodges


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2002 - Ph.D. - Harvard University

Teaching and Research Interests

  • French Cinema and Visual Culture
  • Film and Critical Theory
  • Contemporary Art Film
  • French Renaissance Literature



  • Drift. Cinema, Transience, and Flow (manuscript in progress, est. completion, 2022)
  • Urban Poetics in the French Renaissance (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2008)


  • "Mati Diop and Transcience" (article in progress)

Book Chapters

  • Les moustaches de Montaigne, ou la molle vérité des sens” for Mélanges en honneur de Lawrence Kritzman, Littératures de théorie et la Renaissance française, eds. David LaGuardia et Todd Reeser, Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2021: 141-153.
  • "La vertu de mémoire" Pascal Chiron and Lidia Radi, eds., La vertu de la littérature à la Renaissance, Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2016: 133-145.
  • “Montaigne and the Will Not to Forget” Memory and Community in Renaissance France, eds. David LaGuardia and Cathy Yandell, eds., Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2015: 161 - 170.
  • “Retrospective Godard” In A Companion to Jean-Luc Godard, Tom Conley and T. Jefferson Kline, eds., Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2014: 430-440.
  • “Aneau excentrique” in Illustrations insconscientes: écritures de la Renaissance. Mélanges en l’honneur de Tom Conley. Eds. Bernd Renner and Phillip Usher. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2014: 77-92.

Selected Articles

  • “Espace mémoire évènement” (The Wire) Revue Labyrinthe 37 “Les séries et la vie” no. 2 (September 2011): 53-60.
  • “Representing Place in Gilles Corrozet’s Antiquitez de Paris” French Studies (April 2008): 135-149.

Brochure Essays

  • "Unmade. Anne Lindbergh and Saskia Olde Wolpers" Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 10, 2014 - March 22, 2015.


  • “Denis’ Drifting Bodies” La Maison Française and the Department of French Literature, Thought, and Culture, New York University, New York, NY, November 2019
  • “Kiarostami’s Stillness” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2019.
  • “From Waves to Wavelengths. Sonic Space in Ten Thousand Waves” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada, March 2018
  • “Screen Migration and the Sensory Life of Cinema” European Network of Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Paris, June-July 2017.
  • “Montaigne’s Mustache, or Sense in the Essais” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Bruges, Belgium, August 2016
  • “Senseless Montaigne” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, KY, April 2015
  • “Retrospection in JLG/JLG” Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL, January 2014
  • “Montaigne and the Will to Not Forget” Renaissance Society of America, Washington D.C., March 2012
  • “Panurge’s Cosmopolitanism” Modern Language Association, Seattle, January 2012
  • “Revolutions and their Discontents” Renaissance Society of America, Montréal, March 2011
  • “Eccentricity’s Unruly Bodies” Modern Language Association, Los Angeles, January 2011
  • “Hélisenne de Crenne and the Trouble with Sex” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Montréal, October 2010
  • “Panurge’s Eccentricity” Renaissance Society of America, Venice, April 2010
  • “Renaissance Freaks” Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington, April 2009
  • “Foucault, Aneau, and the Discourse of Madness” Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, April 2008