Fay Rosner Lecturer in French; Weinberg College Adviser
Fay Rosner has a joint appointment as a Weinberg College Adviser and Lecturer in French. She has taught second-year language courses, the French writing workshop, and a freshman seminar on Proust and the arts. She also serves as a Faculty Fellow in the College of Community and Cultural Studies. She has presented her work, with colleague Christiane Rey, on interdisciplinary approaches to language learning at The American Association of Teachers of French national conference, and at The Language Symposium at the University of Chicago.
Her literary research focuses on the relationship between sociology and art in the work of Marcel Proust, and she gave a talk about social self-promotion and the arts at the recent “Proust and his Era” conference hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana. Before completing her PhD in French at the University of Chicago, where she was awarded a Whiting Dissertation Fellowship, she directed the Office of Career Services at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds a B.A. in French and B.S. in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana, and also studied at the Sorbonne during her junior year in Paris.