Aimée Boutin

Aimée Boutin

Contact Information

Office Location
Diffenbaugh 338
Office Hours

Th 12:30 - 1:30pm


Aimée Boutin is a Professor of French. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University and her BA from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She specializes in 19th-century French poetry, women writers, cultural history, gender studies, art history, and the city in literature.  Her most recent projects focus on the flâneur, the senses, and city noise in nineteenth-century Paris.

Research Interests

18th-20th century women writers, including 19th century women poets
The Romantic era in France and the July Monarchy
Interdisciplinary approaches to literature, literature and the other arts, art history
Sound studies, literature and the senses, the city and the senses
Critical theory and Gender studies

Courses Taught

French Women Writers (FRT 3561)
Survey of French Literature I and II (FRW 3100 and FRW 3101)
Baudelaire and modernity (FRW 4460 / 5595)
Paris in the Nineteenth-Century (FRW 4460 / 5595)
Walking in the City: Flâneurs and flâneuses in 19th-century Paris (FRW 4460 / 5595)
Women and the Modern Marriage Plot (FRW 4460 / 5595)
Critical Theory (FOW 5025)

Selected Publications