About the AIZEN

President / Présidente
Prof. Juliana STARR

Juliana Starr is Associate Professor of French, Coordinator of Foreign Language Programs, and a member of the Women’s Studies faculty at the University of New Orleans. She began her affiliation with AIZEN in 1999 with a presentation at the 8th International Conference in San Francisco, and was one of the Organizers-in-Chief of the AIZEN Conference on her campus in March 2014. She has authored an array of reviews and articles, in Excavatio and elsewhere, treating primarily representations of women in French literature of the 19th century. Her current project is an English translation of Judith Gautier’s first novel, Le Dragon impérial.