Marie-Jo M. Binet

A French native, Marie-Jo Binet holds a degree in Littératures Modernes from the Université de Bordeaux III, an MA from the University of Florida and a PhD in Romance Studies from Duke University. She came to Gettysburg College in 1988, received tenure in 1995 and changed her last name from Arey to Binet in 2000. Associate Professor Binet teaches all levels of French language, literature and culture, and advanced courses in the study of cinema. Her research concentrates on topics of diversity and marginality in contemporary French and Francophone films. Her publications include an anthology about the literature of exile (L’Autre émoi, L’Harmattan, 2005), a pedagogical article on the use of film in the language classroom (Foreign Language Annals), and a number of articles on French and Francophone films that have appeared in such referee journals as Symposium, Dalhousie French Studies, Literature and Film Quarterly and The Canadian Journal of Film Studies/Revue Canadienne d’études cinématographiques. She has also published some of her poetry in the Canadian journal LittéRéalité. Her critical reviews on contemporary cinema appear regularly in the French Review.


Marie-Jo M. Binet

Marie-Jo M. Binet
Associate Professor, French

Phone: (717) 337 - 6872

Box: Campus Box 0411

Address: McKnight Hall
Room 07D
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

Université de Bordeaux III, France,
MA University of Florida,
PhD Duke University,

Academic Focus:
17th century French literature, Women's Studies, film