Anne Leblans, Associate Professor of German (1987). "Kandidaat," U.F.S.I.A., Antwerp; "Licentiaat," U.I.A., Antwerp; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon. Dr. Leblans grew up in the Flemish speaking part of Belgium, where she finished her undergraduate degree in Germanic Languages and Literatures (Dutch, German) with a senior thesis on Walter Benjamin. She did her graduate work in Comparative Literature (German, English, French and some Spanish) at the University of Oregon. She is interested in the carnivalesque and its subversive potential, in problems of modernity and the dream-life of capitalism, in fairy tales and children's books, and in psycho-historical aspects of reading. She is a founding member and an active participant in the Women Studies Program. In Germany, she has lived in Konstanz (1985-86) and Berlin (1995-96).

Email: apleblans@smcm.edu