Sylvie Blum

Professor of French and Film

Affiliate Faculty of Film & Media Studies and Women, Sexualities and Gender Studies Research. Center for European Studies.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Areas of Interest/Research

Travel narratives, Cartography, music in film and literature, photography, 1930s cinema and culture in France, Fashion in film, expatriate female artists in the interwar period, the politics of culinary practices, and creative writing.


  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, (Doctor of Philosophy in French & Film, Dec. 1990)
    Writing Nostalgia: Fiction and Photography.
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, Master of Arts in French, 1984
  • PARIS III-SORBONNE NOUVELLE, Licence d’Anglais, 1980.

Additional studies :

DEA Program in film, Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, 1984-1985

Graduate Studies in French Literature, -Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1981-1982

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