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Suzaunne Toczyski

Suzanne Toczyski

Job Title: Professor of French
Department: Modern Languages & Literatures
School/Division: School of Arts and Humanities


17th-century French literature
Food in literature
Early modern history and culture
Bay Area Francophile events

Current Areas of Research

17th-century French theater
17th-century women's writing
Caribbean literature
Food in literature
17th-century missionary Jean-Baptiste Labat

Editor, French 17: An Annual Bibliography of French Seventeenth Century Studies
Continued work on 17th Century French literature
Haitian author Lilas Desquiron

Compiler and editor of the "Bay Area Francophile List," a weekly on-line newsletter listing events and announcements of interest to Bay Area francophones and francophiles, including musical performances, theater, cinema, public television restaurant reviews, art exhibits, and much more. Subscription is free; see website below for details. Facilitator, Mill Valley Fluent French Speakers group.

Contact Information

Office Phone: (707) 664-4177

Additional Information

City of Residence: Mill Valley
Languages: French, Spanish (reading), rudimentary Dutch
Degrees: B.A., SUNY-Buffalo; Ph.D. 17th Century French Literature, Yale University, 1994

last updated: 01.20.2012