Department of English and Modern Languages

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  • Dr Barbara Giraud

    Senior Lecturer in French Literature (19th Century) and Cinema

    Department of English and Modern Languages

    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Dr Barbara Giraud

    Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483949



    Barbara Giraud has been working as a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes since January 2009. Her teaching experience expands from first year language modules and the introductory module for French Studies : Introduction to Modern France to more culturally and literary based content modules at level 5 and 6. She has developed a module on European cinema involving colleagues specialised in Film Studies and is currently co-teaching a synopsis module untitled Paris City of Light. In collaboration with a colleague specialised in Victorian literature, she has designed and taught a comparative literature module on The New and Modern Woman.

    Barbara has been the Year Abroad tutor for several years and has designed a second year module to help students preparing for their year abroad: Language for Professional Communication.