WLC Faculty and Staff

M. Ione Crummy

M. Ione Crummy

Professor, French

Office: LA 317
Email: ione.crummy@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Fall 2019  M, F 12-1 p.m.  M T W 2-3 p.m. and by appointment





Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

Professor of French, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, The University of Montana.


Fall Semester 2013

FRCH 312 French Literature of the Long XIXth Century 11:10 am- noon  MWF

FRCH 201 Intermediate French I  1:10 - 2 p.m. MTWF

FRCH 201 Intermediate French I  2:10 - 3 p.m. MTWF


B.A. 1982 French & Political Science, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

B.S. 1983 Secondary Education (French), Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

M.A. 1989 French, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Ph.D. 1992 French, Stanford University, Stanfor, CA

Research Interests

Nineteenth Century French Literature, The  Novel, Women Authors, Nineteenth Century Irish Literature

Field of Study

Nineteenth Century French Literature

French Women Authors

French Prose Fiction

Selected Publications

 Professional Publications:

“The Peripheral Heroine Takes Center Stage: From Owenson’s National Tale to Staël’s European Genre” in Staël’s Philosophy of the Passions: Sensibility, Society and the Sister Arts. Eds. Tili Boon Cuilli and Karyna Szmurlo. Bucknell University Press, 2012. 95-115.

“Le Barde féminin comme génie national: The Wild Irish Girl de Sydney Owenson, un modèle de Corinne, ou l’Italie de Mme de Staël,” Cahiers staëliens 59 (2008): 79-95.

“The Subversion of Gleaning in Balzac’s Les Paysans and in Millet’s Les Glaneuses,” Neohelicon 26.1 (1999): 9-18.

“George Sand and Her Sage-femmes as an Inspiration for Jules Michelet’s La Sorcière,” Le Siècle de George Sand.  Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1998. 237-246.

“Les Réincarnations de la Druïdesse Velléda des Martyrs de Chateaubriand dans Jeanne de George Sand et Les Chouans de Balzac,” George Sand et l’écriture du roman. Université de Montréal, 1996. 405-14.

“The Unorthodox Beliefs of Pious Peasants in Sand’s Jeanne and in Flaubert’s ‘Un Cœur simple’:  a Comparison of Jeanne’s and Félicité’s Pantheism,” George Sand Studies 12.1-2 (Spring 1993): 46-64.

Affiliate Home Department


Teaching Experience

Professor of French, 2009-present, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, University of Montana, Missoula.

Associate Professor of French, 1998-2009, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, University of Montana, Missoula.

Assistant Professor of French, 1995-1998, Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of Montana, Missoula.

Assistant Professor of French, 1992-1995, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.

Professional Experience

Co-Director, 2011-2012, 2007-2009, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, UM.

Assistant to the Dean, 2001-2003, College of Arts & Sciences.

International Experience

Pensionnaire étrangère, École Normale Superieure, Paris, 1989-1990.

Directed University of Montana Study Abroad Programs in France, Autumn semester 1998, Autumn 2000, Spring 2005 and Winter session 2007.

Faculty Exchange at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Autumn semester 2005.

Faculty Accompanier, Davidson Honors Collge Winter session 2008 trip to Ireland.

Visiting Fellow, Chawton House Library (collection of women's writing), Alton, Hampshire, UK, October 2010.