E. Jane Doering
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E. Jane Doering, professor emerita of the College of Arts and Letters
Doering received her PhD from Northwestern University in 19th and 20th-century French literature and culture. She also holds a Masters of Education from Goucher College and an M.A. in French Literature from the University of Notre Dame, along with a Diplôme d’études from La Sorbonne, Paris.
Her published books are:
- When Fiction and Philosophy Meet: A conversation with Flannery O’Connor and Simone Weil, co-authored with Ruthann Knechel Johansen, Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2019.
- Simone Weil and the Specter of Self-perpetuating Force, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010.
- The Christian Platonism of Simone Weil, co-edited with Eric O. Springsted, Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004.
She has authored over three dozen articles in English, French, and Italian on the multi-dimensional thought of Simone Weil, and delivered a multitude of talks in the USA, Canada, France, Italy, and Israel.
Her professional responsibilities include being a longstanding member of the governing board of the American Weil Society and of the international Association pour l’étude de la pensée de Simone Weil.