Office Hours

  • T 11:30–12:30
    R 9:00–9:55
    and by appointment


  • Traveling
  • Music
  • Cats

Beverly Evans

Professor of

French and Western Humanities

Welles 213
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Beverly Evans has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1985.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., French - University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Bryn Mawr College
  • A.B., Cornell University

Research Interests

  • Medieval French poetry and music
  • 20th-Century French literature
  • Literature and culture of Québec
  • World War I music

Publications and Professional Activities

  • “Courtly Literature: ‘Yesterday’ is Today.” The Legacy of Courtly Literature. Eds. Rouben Cholakian and Deborah Nelson-Campbell. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, forthcoming.
  • “Vendredi, ou les limbes du Pacifique,” The Literary Encyclopedia. Ed. David H. Jones, University of Exeter, UK., 2011.
  • "Alfred Jeanroy" and "Gustave Reese." Handbook of Medieval Studies. Ed. Albrecht Classen. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010.
  • "Seeking 'Woman' in Medieval French Woman's Song, or Lonc tans a que ne vi m'amie." Dalhousie French Studies, 82:1 (Spring 2008).
  • "Songs of the Women Trouvères: Just the Same Old Refrains?" Neophilologus, 90:1 (January 2006).


  • Executive Director, Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society
  • North American bibliographer for Encomia, the publication of the International Courtly Literature Society
  • Women in French