Suzanne Toczyski's Webpage

Contact Information

Telephone: 707.664.4177
Fax: 707.664.2363
Office: Rachel Carson Hall 26
Campus address: Modern Languages & Literatures,
Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Avenue,
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Spring 2019 Office Hours:
Tuesdays, 1:00pm-2:00pm,
Wednesdays, 12:30pm-1:30pm,
Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm, and by appt.

Course Websites

French 101: First-Semester French
French 102:
Second-Semester French
French 201: Third-Semester French
French 202 : Oral French
French 300: Introduction to Literary Analysis & Critical Writing
French 314: French Caribbean Literatures-Writing Intensive Course (taught in English)
French 320 : France Yesterday
French 410: French Literature, from the Middle Ages to the Revolution
French 415:
Special Topics in French Culture: Paris!


My recent research projects have included work on:

For specific information on publications, book reviews, and conference talks, see my curriculum vitae.

Bay Area Francophile List

The Bay Area Francophile List is a weekly calendar of cultural events of interest to francophones and francophiles in the San Francisco Bay Area, offering information on cinema, art, theater, music, converation groups, classes, etc., and servicing the entire San Francisco Bay Area.

To see the current and all archived editions of the BAFL, click here.

Subscription to the BAFL is free to anyone interested. To subscribe to the Bay Area Francophile List, go to: or send an email to the editor, Suzanne Toczyski.

California State University World Languages Council

The California State University World Languages Council brings together representatives from language departments throughout the CSU twice yearly to discuss issues in language teaching throughout the system.

I am very happy to have served as Secretary-Treasurer of the CSU-WLC for 17 years. That position is now held by Emily Clark of Sonoma State University. Please contact her if you have questions:

French 17

I am very happy to have served as editor of French 17: An Annual Bibliography of French 17th Century Studies from 2000 to 2008, and as a contributing editor from 1997-2000. Editorship of French 17 has now been passed to Dr. Stephen Shapiro at Bennington College in Vermont. He may be reached at

French Club

The Sonoma State University French Club invites all those interested in participating in French- and francophone-related activities (movies, theater outings, visits to restaurants, pique-niques, etc.) to join us. Contact the advisor (me), Suzanne Toczyski, for details.

Abridged Curriculum Vitae

To access an updated version of my curriculum vitae, click here.

Past Projects

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