Benjamin C.  Williams

Benjamin C.  Williams

Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Joined Connecticut College: 2015

B.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., Princeton University


French cultures and literatures of the 19th and 20th centuries

French symbolism

Belle Époque culture (poetry, periodicals, painting)

Ben Williams is a visiting assistant professor of French. In 2012, he received a Ph.D. from Princeton University’s department of French and Italian. His doctoral specialization was French-language symbolism and literary periodicals of the late nineteenth century.

He teaches or has taught the following courses at Connecticut College:

French 101 and 102, Elementary French I+II ; French 110 Lower Intermediate French; French 201 Intermediate French I ; French 301 Pensez français; French 347/447 Gastronomy and Culture; French 413 Le Temps des prophètes; French 442 Artistic lives in Belle Époque Paris; French 445 Franco-American Connections; and French 460 Writers, Painters, Models.

Majoring in French.

Visit the ;French department website.

Contact Benjamin C.  Williams

Mailing Address

Benjamin C.  Williams
Connecticut College
Box #5605
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320


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