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Publications

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2012. "Voyage-cyclone: Souvenirs d'Éliette dans L'Espérance-macadam de Gisèle Pineau." Nouvelles Etudes Francophones: Revue du Conseil International d'Etudes Francophones 27: 6-16.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 2011. ‘O roi manioc!’: Food as a Site of Resistance in Patrick Chamoiseau’s Solibo Magnifique." Presented at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, November, in Claremont, CA.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2010. Jean-Baptiste Labat & the Buccaneer Barbecue: Documenting the Culinary in 17th-Century Martinique. Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture 10: 60-69.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2009. Rodrigue's Balancing Act. In Origines: Actes du 39e congrès annuel de la North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature, edited by R. Ganim and T. Carr, 107-114. Lincoln, Nebraska: Gunter Narr Verlag, Biblio 17.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2007. Navigating the Sea of Alterity: Jean-Baptiste Labat’s Voyage aux îles. Papers on French Seventeenth-Century Literature 67: 485-509.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 2005. Libation Exploration: Caribbean Cocktails, or, What Jean-Baptiste Labat's Recipes Reveal about the Colonial Space in Fin-de-siècle Martinique. Presented at Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies / Société d'Etudes Pluridisciplinaires du XVIIe siècle, October, in Portland, Maine.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine and Christine Renaudin. 2004. En préparation à l'examen AP: L'Enfant noir de Camara Laye. Presented at California Language Teachers Association, April, in Monterey Bay, California.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine and Christine Renaudin. 2003. Les voies du miroir sorcier: la créolité et son ombre dans Les chemins de Loco-Miroir. Presented at Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October, in Missoula, Montana.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine and Christine Renaudin. 2003. En préparation à l'examen AP: L'Enfant noir de Camara Laye. Presented at American Association of Teachers of French, July, in Martinique.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2003. A Brief History ~ The Love Affair Between France and Chocolate. In Chocolate French, edited by A. Crump. TCB-Café Publishing.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2003. Growing Up Polish-American in Buffalo. In CollegeWritingOnline, edited by . Longman Publishers.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 2002. Mégare, que dis-tu de cette violence? Presented at Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies / Société d'Etudes Pluridisciplinaires du XVIIe siècle, October, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Toczyski, S.C. and K. Brodsky. 2002. Information Competence in the Freshman Seminar. Academic Exchange Quarterly: 46-51.

  • Toczyski, S.C. and C. Renaudin. 2002. (Im)possible Translations of The Waves: The Necessity of a 'Bridge Called Art'. Virginia Woolf Bulletin 11: 22-31.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2002. Corps sacré, discours souverain: le couple dans Les Femmes illustres. In Madeleine de Scudéry: Une femme de lettres au XVIIe siècle, edited by D. Denis and A. Spica. Artois, France: Artois Presses Université.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2002. Performing Secrets in Celinte. Papers on French Seventeenth-Century Literature 56: 177-195.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 2000-2008. French 17: An Annual Descriptive Bibliography of French Seventeenth-Century Studies. Rohnert Park, CA: Sonoma State University.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 2000. When She Hides: Celinte Removed from the Social Space. Presented at La femme au dix-septième siècle, 10-12 October, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2000. Teaching Phèdre: Desire and the Phenomenology of Action. In Actes du 31e congrès de la North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature, edited by R. Tobin, 321-332. Santa Barbara, CA: PFSCL/Biblio 17.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2000. Feminine Theatricality: Woman and Her Masks. Women in French 8: 15.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 2000. Performative Tension: Parabolic Resistance in the Pensées of Blaise Pascal. Cahiers du dix-septième 7: 141-148.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 1999. L'interdit and l'entredit: The Complex Functioning of Curiosity in Celinte. Presented at Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies / Société d'Etudes Pluridisciplinaires du XVIIe siècle, 10-12 October, in Athens, Georgia.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1999. 'The Memory of Naked Ages': Charles Baudelaire, Eugene O'Neill, and The Great God Brown. The Eugene O'Neill Review 23: 60-77.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1998. Two Sisters' Tears: Paralinguistic Protest in Horace. In La Rochefoucauld, Mithridate, Frères et sœurs, Les Muses sœurs: Actes du 29e congrès de la North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature, 221-229. Victoria, B.C.: PFSCL/Biblio 17.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 1998. Performing Secrets in Madeleine de Scudéry's Célinte. Presented at South Central Modern Language Association, November, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1998. Préciosité. In Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature, edited by E. Sartori. Greenwood Press.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1998. Port-Royal. In Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature, edited by E. Sartori. Greenwood Press.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1998. Jacqueline Pascal. In Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature, edited by E. Sartori. Greenwood Press.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1998. Gilberte Pascal. In Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature, edited by E. Sartori. Greenwood Press.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1997. Ce dont l'esprit est capable: Beauty and Truth in Madeleine de Scudéry's Les Femmes illustres. In L'esprit en France au XVIIe siècle (from the annual NASSCFL Conference), edited by F. Lagarde, 197-205. Austin, Texas: PFSCL/Biblio 17.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1997. Wolmar, metteur-en-scène. Pensée libre 6: 91-99.

  • Toczyski, Suzanne Catherine. 1996. Dangerous Theatricality: The Arena of Sacrifice in Les Liaisons dangereuses. Presented at Northwestern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 10-12 October, in Victoria, British Columbia.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1995. Chimène, or the Scandal of the Feminine Word. Papers on French Seventeenth-Century Literature 43: 505-523.

  • Toczyski, S.C. 1994. On n'y agit qu'en parlant: Reading Corneille Through Speech Act Theory. PhD diss., Yale University.

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Educational Background

  • 1987-1994 – M.Phil, Ph.D., Yale University (French literature)

  • 1983-1987 – B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo (French and mathematics)

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Grants

  • Information Competence in the Freshman Interest Group

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Positions & Honors

  • 2007-present – Professor of French, Sonoma State University

  • 2006 – Teaching Excellence Award, Sonoma State University

  • 2002-2007 – Associate Professor of French, Sonoma State University

  • 1998-2002 – Assistant Professor of French, Sonoma State University

  • 1996-1998 – Visiting Assistant Professor of French, Pacific Lutheran University

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