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Paula Sato

Assistant Professor of French, Stark Campus

Ph.D.     French, University of Virginia, 2008

M.A.        French, Washington State University


Courses that I teach at Kent Sate University Stark:
  • Elementary French I (fall)
  • Intermediate French I (fall)


  • Elementary French II (spring & summer)
  • Intermediate French II (spring & summer)



Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

              Journal articles:

"Heroes, Monsters, Freedom and Bondage: Inclusion, Exclusion and Autonomy in Une tempête, Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea," Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (March 2011).

Book chapters:

"The Inclusionary Poetics of Severo Sarduy's Textual Transvestism," in The Cross-Dressed Caribbean: Sexual Politics after Binarism, Benedict Ledente, Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Roberto Del Valle Alcala, eds. (Accepted into the manuscript which currently is under review by a university press).

"Seeing through the Evil Eye: Meiling Jin's Caribbean Counter-Gothic in Gifts from my Grandmother," in Asian Gothic: Essays on Literature, Film and Anime, Andrew Hock Soon Ng, ed. (McFarland, 2008).

"L'Orient et l'orientalisme dans Écrit en dansant de Severo Sarduy," in L'Orient dans le roman de la Caraibe, Mounia Benalil, ed. (CIDIHCA, 2006).

             Recent Conference Papers:

 "When the Monster Writes Back." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington (2011).

"Who's the Man? Metaphorical Readings of Prospero and Caliban." Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, Lexington (2010).


 "The Gothic & the Monster in African American, Caribbean and European Literature"

Research Areas
  • Monster
  • Literature
  • Caribbean
  • French
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
Assistant Professof of French

Fall 2011 Office hours (451 Main Hall, Stark campus): 

  • MTW 2:00-5:00 & by appointment
Phone: 330-244-3451
Spring 2015
  • FR 13202 - 600 Elementary French Ii
  • FR 23202 - 600 Intermediate French Ii
Fall 2015
  • FR 13201 - 600 Elementary French I
  • FR 23201 - 600 Intermediate French I