Lauriane Guihard

Ph.D. Candidate, French and Francophone Studies


M.A. in French and Francophone Studies, University of Notre Dame (USA)

M.A. in Literature, University of Rennes 2 (France)

B.A in Literature, University of Rennes 2 (France)

B.A. in History, University of Rennes 2 (France)

Certificate in Latin, University of Notre Dame (USA)


Lauriane Guihard comes from Brittany (France) where she graduated from the University of Rennes

2 in 2016 with a Master's Degree in Literature, and a double Bachelor's degree in Literature and in

History in 2014. She spent her second year of her French Master’s degree as an exchange student

at the University of Notre Dame, where she worked as a tutor and a Teaching Assistant in French.

Lauriane then decided to continue her academic career in the United States, and stayed at the

University of Notre Dame in order to obtain an American Master’s degree in French and

Francophone Studies in 2017.


She is interested in French theatre, and is working on her dissertation focused on the chorus in

French tragedy from the Renaissance to the 17th Century. Her other research interests include

medieval studies, gender studies, the question of performance, and the Ancient theatre.

Lauriane has already took part in a seminar on romance philology which was held at the University

of Rennes 2 in March 2015 and in a graduate Symposium at the University of Notre Dame in April

2016. She also published her first academic article in 2016.


Selected Publications: 

"Le Choeur dans Cléopâtre captive d'Etienne Jodelle, entre espace intérieur et espace public", Vernacular (Spring 2016) : 1-18.