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Peter Connor

Professor of French


Comparative Literature, French


Milbank 304


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.

  • BA, Trinity College, University of Dublin
  • MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

  • Twentieth-century French literature
  • Literary theory
  • Contemporary French philosophy
  • Translation

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).