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Anne Latowsky

Anne Latowsky is wearing a purple shirt, has long brown hair, and is smiling in front of a background of greenery.

Associate Professor of French, Associate Department Chair & Director of Graduate Studies for the French MA

Office: USF Tampa CPR 432

Curriculum Vitae

Email: alatowsk@usf.edu


Anne Latowsky is Associate Professor of French, Associate Chair of the Department of World Languages, and Director of Graduate Studies for the MA program in French. 

Dr. Latowsky’s published articles focus on Medieval French and Latin literature and historiography starting in the Early Middle Ages. She has been the recipient of a year-long National Endowment for the Humanities 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. 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. 

In addition to serving as the current president of the Southeastern Medieval Association, she recently completed a three-year term on the Council of the Medieval Academy of America and is a longstanding member of the program committee for the New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies.   

Dr. Latowsky 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.