Jessie Labadie

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
New Cabell Hall

2018 Spring Semester Hours
Monday and Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 am


Bachelor of Arts, French and Spanish, Mary Baldwin College 
Master of Arts, French, University of Virginia 
Doctor of Philosophy, French, University of Virginia

Research Interests

Early modern French and Spanish literatures, book history, women writers, digital humanities, literature and nation, foreign language teaching and pedagogy.


2017    Randolph-Macon College, Faculty Travel Grant from Armour/Cabell/duPont Funds 
2014    Graduate Travel Grant, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women 
2013    Mellon Foundation Dissertation Seminar Fellow


“ ‘Ce petit amas de rymes’: Musicality in Jeanne de Marnef’s Edition of Pernette du Guillet’s Poetry,” forthcoming in the Journal of the Early Book Society, 2017. 


“Making María de Zayas French,” Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, National University of Ireland, Galway, March 2017  
“Reading Early Modern Women’s Novellas out of Context,” a roundtable at Attending to Early Modern Women: It’s About Time, Milwaukee, WI, June 2015. 
“The Afterlife of Lousie Labé’s Œuvres,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, New Orleans, LA, October 2014. 
“Louise Labé: La vie posthume de ses Œuvres," Hommes et femmes à la renaissance, journée d’études, University of Paris-4 Sorbonne, February 2014. 
“Pulling Apart María de Zayas: The Afterlife of her Works in France,” Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2013. 
"The Afterlife of Pernette du Guillet's Rymes," Early Modern Women: New Perspectives, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Symposium, Miami, FL, February 2013.

Representative Courses

Beginning and Intermediate French 
Atélier d’écriture: Advanced composition and intensive grammar review 
La Civilisation française: de la préhistoire à la révolution 
Femmes françaises écrivains 
French Culture: Mad Love (taught in English) 
Business French

Related Work Experience

2016-2017 Visiting Assistant Professor, Randolph-Macon College 
2015-2016 Lecturer, University of Virginia