Peter Connor

Professor of French

Peter Tracey Connor, Professor of French, joined the Barnard faculty in 1991. In addition to his teaching duties for the Department of French Department, he is also chair of Barnard's Comparative Literature and Translation Studies program.

Selected Publications

Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins U.P., 2000).

Translation of The Tears of Eros by Georges Bataille (San Francisco: City Lights Press, 1989).

Translation of The Inoperative Community by Jean-Luc Nancy (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989).

Academic Focus: 

Twentieth-century French literature
Literary theory
Contemporary French philosophy




BA, Trinity College, University of Dublin

MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

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