Dr. Elisabeth D. Hodges

Associate Professor of French and Affiliate of Film Studies
Interim Director of the Miami University Humanities Center


  • Ph.D. Harvard University, 2002


  • French Cinema and Visual Culture
  • French Renaissance Literature
  • Film and Critical Theory
  • French Cultural History, Late Medieval and Early Modern



  • Urban Poetics in the French Renaissance (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2008)

Book Chapters

  • "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.



  • Sensory Life in Contemporary French Film and New Media (book manuscript in progress)


  • “Kiarostami’s Stillness, or, Prepositional Cinema” (6,000 words, in progress)
  • “Screen Migration and Sensory Life in Isaac Julien’s 10,000 Waves (2010) (4,000 words, in progress)