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Anne Latowsky

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Associate Professor of French/French M.A. Advisor/Associate Department Chair .
Curriculum Vitae


Campus: USF Tampa

Office: CPR 432

Anne Latowsky is Associate Professor of French, Associate Chair of the Department of World Languages, and Director of Graduate Studies for the French MA program. Her published articles focus on Medieval French literature and on Latin and vernacular historiography starting in the Early Middle Ages. Dr. Latowsky has been the recipient of an NEH Faculty Research Fellowship (2009-2010) and the Van Courtlandt Elliott prize for best first article from the Medieval Academy of America (2007). She is the author of Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800-1229 (Cornell University Press, 2013), which won the Best First Book prize from the Southeastern Medieval Association in 2015. She is currently one of the twelve elected Councillors of the Medieval Academy of America (2019-2022) and was elected Vice President of the Southeastern Medieval Association (2019-2022). Dr. Latowsky is currently writing a book on the historiographical uses of the tradition of Charlemagne’s battles in Spain from the Carolingian period through the thirteenth century. She offers courses in French literature and culture, civilization, linguistics, and in Old French. Anyone interested in studying French at USF at any level should feel more than welcome to contact her via email.